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Harrie Linden MURPHY

Regimental number2409
Date of birth13 May 1889
Place of birthBibbenluke, New South Wales
Place of birthBombala, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Bombala, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressBombala, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Coulsom Murphy, Bullaring, via Narrogin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 18 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Squadron
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Queanbeyan branch, 29 January 1906. transferred to Briadwood branch, January 1908; to Narromine branch (as assistant), August 1909; to Cobargo branch (as teller), February 1913; to Inspector's Department, Head Office, January 1913; to Southern branch, July 1915.
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1918
Place of death or woundingJordan Valley, Palestine
Age at death29.3
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 30), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Coulson and Marion MURPHY, Bullaring, Western Australia. Native of Bombala, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3096 Pte Roy Badgery MURPHY, 33rd Bn, died of wounds, 29 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 300.
NAA B2455 file 7984566

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