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Patrick MURPHY

Regimental number1776
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGordon House, Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinP Murphy, Tongala, Victoria
Enlistment date9 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 August 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Regimental Number incorrectly listed on cemetery plaque as 1766.
Discharge date5 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 29 August 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 5 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 May 1949
Age at death79
Place of burialCreswick Cemetery, Victoria

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