Regimental number1129
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Abbotsford, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address148 Charles Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Murphy, 148 Charles Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date19 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 15 April 1917

FateKilled in Action 15 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 8), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Annie MURPHY, 94 charles Street, Abbotsford, Victoria