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John Joseph Francis MURPHY

Regimental number2693
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School Wollongong and Helensburgh, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressWaterfall, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Patrick Hill Murphy, Waterfall, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 3), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: P.H. and Johanna MURPHY, Brooklyn, New South Wales. Native of Sidney, New South Wales

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