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Henry Alphonsus TORPEY

Regimental number20109
Place of birthLimerick Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
Address376 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, J P Torpey, 376 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 5), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine TORPEY. Native of Limerick, Ireland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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