Murray, Archibald

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Murray, Archibald

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Archibald Murray attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1904 to 1909 initially as a part time student studying Drawing and Painting while also working as an art teacher, and in his final 2 years as a full time student of Life Drawing. During the First World War, Archibald Murray served as a Captain and Adjutant in the Royal Air Force, an important role assisting the commanding officer. After the war, his paintings were exhibited several times at the Royal Scottish Academy and Aberdeen Artists Society and frequently at the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art. Archibald Murray is commemorated on The Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour.

If you have any more information, please get in touch. Archibald Murray is listed in the School's World War One Roll of Honour.

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Sources: the Dictionary of Scottish Art and Architecture by Peter J M McEwan; Scotland's People: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk;The National Archives: discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk.

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