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Patrick MURPHY

Regimental number31224
Place of birthCo Wexford, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRigger
Address36 Donnelly Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Murphy, c/o T Cavanagh, 15 Cross Avenue, Patrick Street, Kingstown, Dublin, Ireland
Enlistment date8 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 5, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/112/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1918
Place of death or woundingCorny, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 5), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Catherine MURPHY (nee Griffiths); husband of A. MURPHY, Battersea Street, Abbotsford, New South Wales

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