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Edward Paul MURPHY

Regimental number2958
Place of birthCarcoar, New South Wales
SchoolConvent of Mercy School, Carcoar, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine shunter
AddressYoung, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Scott, Young, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of disease 1 January 1918
Place of death or woundingOutersteene near Bailleul
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 58), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Elizabeth MURPHY, 53 Norton Street, Ashfield, New South Wales. Native of Carcoar, New South Wales

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