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Charles Alfred MURFETT

Regimental number1704
Place of birthEgerton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address346 George Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4.75"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles E. Murfett, 346 George Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (eyesight)
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Discharge date25 August 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 3567 Pte Charles Edwin MURFETT, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 1 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 27 April 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 10 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 25 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MURFETT Charles Alfred

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