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James Ernest MURPHY

Regimental number1653
Place of birthWellington New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGPO, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMrs Murphy, 341 Wellington Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 May 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 100), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44

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