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Harold Richard MURPHY

Regimental number2716
Place of birthSurry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolAlbion Public School, Paddington, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address16 Prospect Street, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W Murphy, 16 Prospect Street, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 12 July 1916
Age at death24.5
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Caroline Amelia MURPHY, 16 Prospect Street, Moore Park, New South Wales. Native of Surry Hills
Family/military connectionsCousins served in AIF.

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