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Leo Patrick Joseph MURPHY

Regimental number645
Place of birthSt. Kilda, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressHawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie Murphy, 'Forres', Mary Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
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 RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Timothy and Marie MURPHY
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 July 1940
Age at death50
Place of burialNew Cheltenham Cemetery, Victoria

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