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William Edward MURPHY

Regimental number8443
Place of birthBurwood, New South Wales
SchoolMarist Brothers (Catholic) School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman
Address134 Wigram Road, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W A Murphy, 134 Wigram Road, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Rolla S C
FateKilled in Action 19 October 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row B, Grave No. 18), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie MURPHY, "Normanhurst", 39 Macauly road, Petersham, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother of James Marlin Murphy.

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