Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Michael and All Angels Lyonshall

Inscription

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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Robert

McMurdo

31st January 1892

Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, Kent

14th June 1916

Wounded by a bullet in the head whilst attending shell-wounded comrades near Zillebeke in Belgium, he died the following day at No 1 Canadian Field Ambulance

24

Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), Ypres, Belgium

First World War

Private

4th Battalion Canadian Infantry Canadian Expeditionary Force

His older brother John Coke was also killed in the war and is listed on the same memorial panel

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Hutton

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First World War

Charles Henry

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