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Spencer Breach MURPHY

Regimental number2870
Place of birthLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia8
ReligionBaptist
OccupationAccountant
AddressC/o Mrs Fred Hilton, "Kemblyn", Mitchell Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Helen Murphy, 'Kemblyn', Young Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds.
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row K, Grave No. I), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Maria MURPHY; husband of M. MURPHY, "Tynebank", Maranoa Crescent, Coburg, Victoria. Native of Plumstead, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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