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Douglas Beattie MURPHY

Regimental number2046
Place of birthHawick, Scotland
SchoolState School, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSturt Road, Brighton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Clara May Murphy, Sturt Road, Brighton, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in South Africa; was with English troops as dispatch rider.
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 June 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 27), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of C.M. MURPHY, Margate Street, Brighton, South Australia. Native of Hawick, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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