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Lily Murray Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service
Lily Murray Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service

Monochrome photograph of Sister Lily Murray, Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service, daughter of Peter (a Joiner) and Margaret (Mackay) Murray of 4 Sutherland Road, Dornoch and sister of Angus who was killed in World War 1 (see 2009_015_01). Lily is presumed to have died in February 1942 as a result of the sinking of the SS 'Tanjong Penang' by the Japanese. The last telegraph received from Lily "Fit and well, love Lily" received 27/1/42. Lily's sacrifice is commemomorated on the Dornoch War Memorial World War 2 tablet.
Picture added on 28 April 2009
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