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John James MURPHY

Regimental number2236
Place of birthTarcowie, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressTarcowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.3
Height5' 10.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, Dennis Murphy, Tarcowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 October 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 28 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MURPHY John James

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