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CodeNA9504
Dates1879-1962
Person NameMurray; Arthur Cecil (1879-1962); Army officer and writer
SurnameMurray
ForenamesArthur Cecil
EpithetArmy officer and writer
ActivityArthur Cecil Murray was the son of Montolieu Fox Oliphant Murray and Blanche Alice Scott, his wife, and was born in 1879. He was a younger brother of Alexander William Charles Oliphant Murray, Baron Murray of Elibank, Chief Liberal Whip (resigned 1912). He served as Lieutenant in the 5th Gurkhas, then as ADC to the Lieutenant Governor of Bengal, 1900. From 1900 to 1902 he was with the China Field Force. The author of several works on military history and autobiography, he succeeded his brother as 3rd. Viscount Elibank and 12th. Baron Elibank in 1951. He died in 1962, and the Viscountcy became extinct.
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