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Francis John MURPHY

Regimental number1092
Place of birthWarracknabeal Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPolk Street, Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMary Agnes Murphy, Polk Street, Horsham, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 73rd Infantry, Citizen Militaery Forces (1895 Quota).
Enlistment date16 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsService file is found in Repatriation File.
SourcesNAA: M41727, MURPHY Francis John

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