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James Paul MURPHY

Regimental number725
Place of birthGeorge Street, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolWilliam St Public School, Woolloomooloo, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address32 1/2 Burton Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Murphy, 32 1/2 Burton Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Annie MURPHY, 32 burton Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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