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Place of Birth: Kippford, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Service No: 51665
Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s (Liverpool Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 17th (Service) Battalion. (1st City)
Division: 30th Division
Date of Death: 1916-10-12
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 1D 8B and 8C.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
William Murdoch was the son of John and Catherine Murdoch, née Halliday. John was born at Colvend and Catherine at Southwick, Kirkcudbrightshire.
1901 Colvend, Kirkcudbrightshire Census: 11, Kippford - William Murdoch, aged 7 years, born Colvend, son of Catherine Murdoch (married).
1911 Liverpool, Lancashire Census: 11, Dundonald Road, Aigburth - William Murdoch, aged 17 years, born Colvend, Kirkcudbrightshire, son of Catherine Murdoch, widow.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte William Murdock, 51665, Liverpool Regiment.
The informal title of the 17th (Service) Bn King's (Liverpool Regiment) (1st City) was the 1st Liverpool Pals.
William is commemorated in the 'Service Roll of Martins Bank'.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s (Liverpool Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 30th Division
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