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Walter James MURPHY

Regimental number893
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBruni, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Murphy, Alonnah, Bruni, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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