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James MURPHY

Regimental number1772
Place of birthBombala, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
Address48 Mandurah Road, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, William Murphy, Comet Vale via Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Joseph and Harriet Martha MURPHY. Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death16 December 1929
Age at death43
Place of burialNorthampton Cemetery, Western Australia

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