Private George Murray

Private George Murray, 1st/6th ( Territorial ) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died of wounds in Belgium on 17th December 1917, aged 27. He was the son of George and Christine Murray of 143 Cragside Terrace, Blyth and is buried in Lijessenhoek Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium. He had been born in Berwick and his headstone is inscribed ” He Answered The Call “. The photographs show the conditions of the battlefield where the incessant shelling had destroyed the Flanders drainage systems.

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