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George Patrick DUNPHY

Regimental number60
Place of birthSouth Brook, New Zealand
SchoolPublic School, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressYouanmi, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Cox, Brick Street, Le Arsha, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date17 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 November 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 3), La Chapelle d-Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Mullewa, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother Richard John Dunphy killed at Gallipoli.

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