MURRAY, Donald Frederick

Title: 
Sir
Rank: 
Lieutenant (later Sir)
Unit/Base: 
41RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Born: 
Saturday, June 14, 1924
Died : 
Thursday, January 8, 1998
Lieutenant Donald Murray served in 41RM Commando and the RM Holding Commando during WW2. In 1946 he joined the Foreign Office.
  • 1962 Head of Chancery, Saigon.
  • 1973 Donald Murray, lately Counsellor, H.M. Embassy, Tehran, appointed C.M.G.
  • 1974 -1976 Ambassador to Libya.
  • 1977- 1980 Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • 1980 - 1984 Ambassador to Sweden.
  • 1983 appointed K.C.V.O.
  • 1984 Retired from Foreign Service.
Sources
Navy Lists June 1944
CMG - London Gazette 45860, page 4.
Obituary in the Independent newspaper online.
 

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