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John Matthew MURPHY

Regimental number2365
Place of birthBlackheath, New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSleeper-cutter
Address31 Cambridge Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Murphy, 'Maritana', Northcote Street, Naremburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 18 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHis fate place is not known but he died in hospital of wounds in France.
FateDied of wounds 28 July 1917
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 3), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parnets: Patrick and Elizabeth MURPHY. Native of Blackheath, New South Wales

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