Regiment or Ship: 2nd Home Counties Royal Engineers (T)
Service Number(s): 1614; 534268
Date of Birth: 1882
Place of Birth: Hailsham, Sussex
Date of Death: 1954
Place of Death: Hastings registration districtAddress: Ebor House, 123 Windsor Road, Bexhill on Sea
Photos and newspaper articles
Parents: Levi E Murrell (1857-1934) and Lucy Murrell, nee Wooller, (1861-1898).
Alice Murrell (1883- ).
Herbert Murrell (1886- ).
Jesse Murrell (1889- ).
Elsie Murrell (1891- ).
Dorothy Murrell (1893- ).
Bessie Murrell (1895- ).
Olive Murrell (1896-1972).
Spouse: Harry married Eliza Mary Bird (1882-1952) in the Battle RD in July 1902. They had four children – all born in Bexhill – Joseph Herbert Murrell (1903- ); Marjorie Evelyn Murrell (1905-1982); Doris Mary Murrell (1908- ); Henry Murrell (1910- ).
Harry and Eliza Mary lived at Ebor House between 1911 and 1917.
First World War Experience
Although Harry’s service records have not survived we do know that he enlisted on 23rd December 1914 and served in France – Theatre of War 1.
He received three medals – the Victory Medal, the British War Medal, and the 15 Star.