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Thomas John MURPHY

Regimental number1269
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address44 Barkly Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Murphy, 44 Barkly Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the The Ballarat Military.
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Mary MURPHY, 64 Donald Street, Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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