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Jack MURPHY

Regimental number2492
Place of birthMoonee Ponds Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHammond Street, Dandenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Murphy, Hammond Street, Dandenong, Victoria
Enlistment date9 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of burialOxford Road Cemetery (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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