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Regimental number984
Place of birthKingstown, County Dublin, Ireland
SchoolChristian Brothers School, Kingstown, County Dublin, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address36 Watt Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Mrs Elizabeth Rouskey, Kingstown, County Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceServed as Stoker in His Majestys Navy.
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st T M B
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was wounded in the Dardenelles Aug 1915.
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Special Memorial I), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Bridget MURDIFF. Native of Kingstown, Dublin, Ireland

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