James Cooper MURDOCH

Regimental number4483
Place of birthDaylesford Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTram guard
Address47 Robe Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinAunt, Mrs J Price, 47 Robe Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 30 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal