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Cecil Horace MURPHY

Regimental number3199
Place of birthPyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Address93 Probert Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 4"
Weight113 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs K. Murphy, 93 Probert Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCadet Force (9 months)
Enlistment date30 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHoldsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3199A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDischarged 8 August 1916
Discharge date8 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Discharged from No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 9 February 1916 (influenza).

Allotted to 18th Bn, Mount Kembla, 2 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.

On strength with Anzac Kit Depot, Marseilles, 21 April 1916.

Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Marseilles, 17 May 1916 (dislocated shoulder); recommended for discharged by Medical Board, Marseilles, 14 June 1916 (chronic dislocating shoulder); transferred to Egypt, 16 June 1916; trans-shipped to HS 'Makeno', Alexandria, 24 June 1916; disembarked England, and admitted to No 3 London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 3 July 1916; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 6 July 1916; discharged to furlough, 20 July 1916.

Discharged London (medically unfit: epilepsy and recurring dislocation of right shoulder), 8 August 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 September 1935
SourcesNAA: B2455, MURPHY Cecil Horace

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