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Michael MURPHY

Regimental number5127
Place of birthWaimate, New Zealand
True NameDELANEY, John
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
AddressWonga Plains via Bowenville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBrother, W Murphy, 36 Sydney Street, Spraydon, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBritish Cemetery, Passchendaele, Flanders, Belgium
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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