Australian World War I Recipients of the Victoria Cross: Harry Murray, Frank McNamara, Walter Peeler, Joseph Maxwell, John Whittle Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781156737149

Published: August 18th 2011

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Australian World War I Recipients of the Victoria Cross: Harry Murray, Frank McNamara, Walter Peeler, Joseph Maxwell, John Whittle by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 80. Chapters: Harry Murray, Frank McNamara, Walter Peeler, Joseph Maxwell, John Whittle, Alfred Shout, EdgarMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 80. Chapters: Harry Murray, Frank McNamara, Walter Peeler, Joseph Maxwell, John Whittle, Alfred Shout, Edgar Towner, James Newland, Albert Jacka, Blair Wark, Percy Statton, George Ingram, George Howell, Frederick Birks, Clarence Jeffries, Lewis McGee, Percy Cherry, Walter Brown, William Jackson, Arthur Blackburn, Leonard Keysor, Arthur Sullivan, Roy Inwood, William Ruthven, Bede Kenny, Robert Beatham, Clifford Sadlier, George Cartwright, Albert Borella, William Currey, Hugo Throssell, Thomas Axford, Wilbur Dartnell, William Joynt, Dominic McCarthy, John Patrick Hamilton, Alexander Burton, Maurice Buckley, Patrick Bugden, Alfred Gaby, Lawrence Weathers, Alexander Buckley, John Carroll, William Dunstan, Robert Grieve, John Leak, John Dwyer, Samuel Pearse, Bernard Gordon, Martin OMeara, Henry Dalziel, J rgen Jensen, James Park Woods, Alby Lowerson, Percy Storkey, Mick Moon, Thomas Cooke, Stanley McDougall, William Symons, Philip Davey, Charles Pope, John Ryan, Robert MacTier, Arthur Hall.

Excerpt: Henry William Harry Murray VC, CMG, DSO & Bar, DCM (1 December 1880 - 7 January 1966) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces. Decorated several times throughout his service in the First World War, Murray rose from the rank of private to lieutenant colonel in three-and-a-half years.

He is often described as the most highly decorated infantry soldier of the British Empire during the First World War. Born in Tasmania, Murray worked as a farmer, courier and timber cutter before enlisting in September 1914. Assigned to a machine gun crew, he served during the Gallipoli Campaign, where he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal before the withdrawal from the peninsula.

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