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George Ramage MURFETT

Regimental number4169
Place of birthBallarat West, Victoria
SchoolPleasant St State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBricklayer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Henry Murfett, 6 Redan Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1 (Plot VII, Row G, Grave No. 5), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Ballarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Henry and Elizabeth MURFETT, 6 Redan Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4166 Pte Harry MURFETT, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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