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Francis Joseph MURPHY

Regimental number1049
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address426 Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, D Murphy, 426 Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date8 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 April 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
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Bravery and excellent work as runner.' (Pozieres).
Recommendation date: 18 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Date of death29 October 1959
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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