|Place of birth||Portland Estate, Portland, South Australia|
|School||Marist Brothers School, South Australia|
|Address||c/o Fire Brigade, Port Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, J P Murphy, c/oFire Brigade, Port Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in F Company, 76th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1744A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death||19|
|Age at death from cemetery records||19|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 6), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Mary MURPHY. Native of Port Adelaide|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, ex-Mudros, 10 January 1916.
Transferred to Base Details, Ismailia, 15 March 1916.
Taken on strength of 32nd Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 6 April 1916.
Found guilty, 4 May 1916, of drunkenness: awarded 10 days' confined to barrack and fined 5/-.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 12 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 1860608, 3271 Pte G.J. KIDD, 32nd Bn (ptient, 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, England), 13 October 1916: 'At Pozieres he was blown to bits by a shell ... [M]y son - J.W. Kidd 3920 Mach. Gun wrote to told (sic) me.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MURPHY James Thomas
Red Cross file 1860608
Red Cross file 1860612