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Andrew Arthur MURPHY

Regimental number937
Place of birthWoy Woy, New South Wales
Other NamesMURPHY, Andreq Arthur
SchoolGosford Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaunch driver
Address'Grandview', Woy Woy, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Arthur Murphy, 'Grandview', Woy Woy, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried in Colombo General Cemetery.
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Andrew Arthur
Place of death or woundingColombo
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialKanatta Cemetery (Church of England Plot IX, Row 5, Grave No. 4), Colombo, Asia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Mary MURPHY, Woy Woy, New South Wales

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