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Peter Ernest MURPHY

Regimental number2815
Place of birth'The Gulf', Emmaville, New South Wales
SchoolCopeton Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDrover
AddressOliver Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Euphemia Murphy, Oliver Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row E, Grave No. 5), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard and Euphemia MURPHY. Native of Emmaville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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