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Burton Fisher MURPHY

Regimental number2553
Date of birth23 August 1894
Place of birthEdwardstown, South Australia
SchoolSturt Street Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBaker
AddressKingston Avenue, Mitcham Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Murphy, Kingston Avenue, Mitcham Park, South Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3553
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Work near Jeancourt on 18 September 1918.'
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium

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