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Peter John MURPHY

Regimental number494
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressNicholson Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, E J Murphy, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the permanent artillery.
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Peter James
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLancashire Landing Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 38), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Richmond, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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