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John Joseph MURPHY

Regimental number31036
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSt Marys Meadow, Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Murphy, St Marys Meadow, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAire Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Catherine MURPHY. Native of Dalby, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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