Private Frank Henry Murr

Frank Henry Murr was born on April 8th, 1890 in Stone, Kent, England to Thomas and Flora Murr. When Frank was 22 he immigrated to Canada to work as a machine hand at a factory with his brother in Galt (Cambridge), Ontario. He arrived in Canada on board the SS Corsican on November 12th, 1912. As a single young man Frank volunteered to join the Canadian Expeditionary Force in January 1915. Frank served as a private in the 1st Battalion of the Western Ontario Regiment of the Canadian Infantry in Belgium. On October 13th, 1915 Frank was killed in action in the trenches east of Wulverghem. Private Frank Henry Murr is buried in the St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery in Belgium.

Service number: A/2155


“Canadian Virtual War Memorial: Frank Henry Murr,” Veterans Affairs Canada, accessed March 21, 2015,