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Joseph Albert MURPHY

Regimental number1030
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
SchoolKyneton State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address58 Lock Street, Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMrs J. Rogers, 58 Lock Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceHe served with the Australian Light Horse in South Africa.
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 17 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 25), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Hannah MURPHY. Native of Piper's Creek, Kyneton, Victoria

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