Murray Benjamin Gittos (4 January 1920 – 20 November 2014) was a New Zealand fencer, who won a silver medal at the 1950 British Empire Games.
Early life and family
Gittos was born on 4 January 1920, the elder son of Benjamin Frank Gittos and Gladys Victoria Gittos (née Sayers). His younger brother was Austen Gittos. Murray Gittos was educated at Auckland Grammar School from 1933, and served as a staff sergeant in the New Zealand Temporary Service during World War II. He became engaged to Hazel Constance Faith Holliday in 1945, and they married the following year.
In 1949, Gittos won the men's foil title at the New Zealand national fencing championships. The following year, at the 1950 British Empire Games, he won the silver medal alongside Charles Dearing, Nathaniel Millar, and his brother Austen Gittos, as part of the men's foil team, and placed 8th in the men's individual foil.
Gittos served a perio