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Francis Leonard MURPHY

Regimental number2948
Place of birthBarmedman, New South Wales
SchoolBarmedman Christian Brothers (Catholic) School, Waverley, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressMirrool via Temora, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Murphy, Mirrool via Temora, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23.5
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 7A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; John Francis and Alice B. MURPHY, Queen Street, Barmedman, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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