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Charles Francis Willia MURPHY

Regimental number2694
Place of birthHay, New South Wales
SchoolGrass Valley State School, New South Wales
AddressGrass Valley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Charles Henry Murphy, Grass Valley, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2694A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNorieul, France
Age at death21.5
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 39), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Charles Henry and Annie Deborah MURPHY, North Perth Post Office, Western Australia. Native of Hay, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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