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John Joseph MURPHY

Regimental number51826
Place of birthHamley Bridge, South Australia
True NameMURRAY, William Henry
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 3"
Weight105 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss M Murphy, Two Wells, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Service scheme)
Enlistment date22 October 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameSouth Australian Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 1 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Workshops
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date12 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MURPHY John Joseph

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