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Desmond MURPHY

Regimental number3891
Place of birthZeehan Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address10 McLaren Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Murphy, 10 McLaren Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death16 August 1933

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