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Joseph James MURPHY

Regimental number644
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRubber worker
Address'Dulhallon', Brunel Street, East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Denis Murphy, 426 Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal or Military Medal

Recommendation date: 7 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

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