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Murray W. Simpson


2nd Australian Motor Transport Company

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss W. Desnoy
  • Plaque: 489

Additional Info

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Murray Willis Simpson was born in Birchip, Victoria, was single and a Grazier living in Ballarat when he enlisted with the 6th Field Ambulance, Section A on 11 March 1915 at the age of 21. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915. In December 1916 he was attached with the 6th Australian Field Ambulance as a Driver and in January 1917 he was attached with the 1st A Divisional Supply Column. According to his digitised records he completed his tour without major incident, illness or injury, returning home to Australia on 27 April 1919.
Tree No. 489

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour