John Valentine Murray (1886 - 1915)

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Loos Memorial Panel 9 And 10.,
France

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Service number: 6865
Rank: Private
Regiment: Irish Guards
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.

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Valentine

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Clevon Kerwin Murray Memorial Card

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Ellen M. Murray close-up.

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Naomi Matten

Naomi Matten

Ellen Murray, Marie Curry, Amanda Stevenson

Ellen Murray, Marie Curry, Amanda Stevenson

Ellen M. Murray

Ellen M. Murray

Grisel (Alvarez) Murray

Grisel (Alvarez) Murray

Grisel (Alvarez) Murray

Grisel (Alvarez) Murray

Evelyn Ruth (Pugh) Murray

Evelyn Ruth (Pugh) Murray

Fathers Burke and Murray

Fathers Burke and Murray

The Murray brothers and wives

The Murray brothers and wives

Jacque Murray and Diane Murray

Jacque Murray and Diane Murray

Diane Murray

Diane Murray

John Robert Murray

John Robert Murray

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Roseanne (Murray) Freeman Clevon Kerwin Murray Memorial Card Ellen M. Murray close-up. Naomi Matten

Timeline

1886 - In the year that John Valentine Murray was born, on October 28th, President Grover Cleveland officially dedicated the Statue of Liberty. A gift from France, the base for the statue had been built using donations from the American public. The unplanned but enthusiastic celebration after the dedication led to the first ticker tape parade.

1889 - When he was only 3 years old, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

1893 - When he was only 7 years old, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

1898 - He was only 12 years old when on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

1915 - In the year of John Valentine Murray's passing, Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

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John Valentine Murray died on September 27, 1915 at 29 years old. No cause of death has been entered for John. He was buried in Loos Memorial Panel 9 And 10., France. He was born around 1886. We have no information about John's family.

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