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Regimental number2957
Place of birthTumbarumba New South Wales
AddressTumbarumba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Murdie, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2956 Pte Hughie MURDIE, 18th Bn, killed in action, 18 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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