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Reginald William MURPHY

Regimental number37
Date of birth24 September 1893
Place of birthBalhannah, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School; Adelaide High School, South Australia
AddressPembroke Street, Kensington Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDischarged 1 August 1919

OBE (Military)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain Clarence Robert MURPHY MBE MSM, AIF Kit Store, discharged 21 January 1919; Petty Officer Raymond E. MURPHY, Torpedo Instructor, HMAS 'Australia' (b. Balhannah, South Australia, 11 May 1897; war service: North Sea and around Samoa).
Other details

War service: Egypt (wounded 25 December 1916)

Medals: Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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