THOSE REMEMBERED ON THE FALFIELD WAR MEMORIAL WHO DIED DURING THE 1939-45 WAR
STANLEY DIGBY MURRAY
8th November 1920
Date of Death:
17th April 1943
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 62 Sqdn
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The 1939–45 Star was a campaign medal of the British Commonwealth, awarded for service in the Second World War. The medal was awarded for operational service between 3rd September 1939 and 2nd September 1945. To qualify for this medal, members of the Royal Navy had to complete 6 months service in areas of active operations. For the Army, they had to have served 6 months in an operational command. If they were airborne troops, they could qualify by participating in an airborne operation, and had completed 2 months in a fully operational unit.
The War Medal 1939–1945 was a British decoration awarded to those who had served in the Armed Forces or Merchant Navy full-
Further investigation is required to establish what additional medal(s) he may have been entitled to while on duty in the Middle East.
Third son of Archibald Digby Murray and of Rosamund Murray, of Whitfield House, (up until 2018 known as The Park Hotel, Falfield, Gloucestershire
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