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Clarence Robert MURPHY

Regimental number518
Date of birth26 January 1887
Place of birthManoora, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPenong, West Coast, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Arthur Murphy, Penong, West Coast, South Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Kit Stores
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 10 December 1916

FateDischarged 21 January 1920
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain Reginald William MURPHY MBE, 3rd Light Horse, discharged 1 August 1919; Petty Officer Raymond E. MURPHY, Torpedo Instructor, HMAS 'Australia' (b. Balhannah, South Australia, 11 May 1897; war service: North Sea and around Samoa).
Other detailsWar service: Egypt

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