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Regimental number4347
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Place of birthLancefield, Victoria
True NameMURPHY, James Alphonsus
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHurst Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Murphy, 12 Canal Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date25 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Reported missing, 11 April 1917; subsequently reported Prisoner of War.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 March 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 10 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 25 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 April 1960
Age at death72
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MURPHY James

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