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Frank William MURPHY

Regimental number2620
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
SchoolBoys Grammar School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinBrother, Claude Arthur Murphy, Denham Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces in Brisbane.
Enlistment date29 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 56), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Ernest and Janie MURPHY. Native of Rockhampton, Queensland

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