|Death: ||Nov. 13, 1942|
Son of Mrs. Mary Allan, of Meaford, Ontario, Canada.
Murray served as a Fireman First Class, U.S.S. Juneau (CL-52), U.S. Navy during World War II.
He resided in Virginia prior to the war.
Murrany was declared "Missing In Action" in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal during the war.
The Juneau, in the early morning hours in near pitch darkness, was first struck on the port side by a torpedo causing a severe list. The Juneau, once dawn broke, then tried to return to Espiritu Santo for repairs along with the battle damaged U.S.S. Helena and U.S.S. San Francisco, when the Juneau was again hit by a torpedo from Japanese I-26 causing her to sink.
He was awarded the Purple Heart.
Service # 2663334
( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56780842
NARA records list his Next of Kin's Home of Record as Ontario, Canada...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.|
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