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Regimental number1987
Place of birthAlbany Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Patrick Murphy, Kirup, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Conspicuous courage and endurance in carrying messages and ammunition under fire.'(Louveral, 15 April 1917.)
Recommendation date: 23 April 1917


Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Date of death11 February 1935
Place of burialCollie Cemetery

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