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John Joseph Herlihy MURPHY

Regimental number1761
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) College, East St Kilda, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address68 Upton Road, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Murphy, 68 Upton Road, Windsor, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died of wounds.
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine MURPHY, 54 Grosvenor Street, East St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Melbourne

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