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Also of his elder son

John Coke McMurdo

Captain 1st Essex Regt

Killed in action in the

Gallipoli peninsula

Bravely leading his men

Sunday 25th April 1915

Aged 30 years

And of his younger son

Robert McMurdo

Canadian Contingent

Killed in action in Ypres Salient

When helping a wounded colleague

14th June 1916 Aged 24

Requiscat in Pace

place of inscription

St Michael and All Angels Lyonshall

Herefordshire

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John Coke

McMurdo

1884

Alverstoke, Hampshire

25th April 1915

Killed in action on the first day that the 1st Essex arrived on Gallipoli as he led his men into the first action

30

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

First World War

Captain

1st Battalion Essex Regiment

His younger brother Robert was also killed in the war and is listed on the same memorial panel

Other Records from the same place:

McMurdo

First World War

Robert

McMurdo

4th Battalion Canadian Infantry Canadian Expeditionary Force

McMurdo

First World War

John Coke

McMurdo

1st Battalion Essex Regiment

Hutton

Second World War

Anthony Fotheringham

Hutton

1st Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry

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Other Records from the same battalion/unit/squadron:

Jones

First World War

Frederick Sidney Vaughan

Jones

1st Battalion Essex Regiment

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