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William MURPHY

Regimental number2400
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTailor
AddressClarence Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Murphy, Mill Street, Clarence Park, South Australia
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 April 1956
Age at death75
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 9, Grave No. 66), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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