Lieutenant Victor Bickersteth Murray

Lieutenant Victor Bickersteth Murray (aged 23) of the Cameron Highlanders (Spike Island)

Date of incident: 28 Feb. 1921

Sources: CE, 1, 2 March 1921; II, 1, 2 March 1921; FJ, 1 March 1921; CC, 2 March 1921; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/murray/murray.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/list-1921.html (accessed 8 Aug. 2014).

 

Note: Murray sought to commit suicide while stationed and on duty at Spike Island. He died of his wounds the next day at Queenstown Military Hospital. He was interred in St Mary’s Churchyard at Rostherne in Cheshire.


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