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William John MURPHY

Regimental number5441
Place of birthWalbundrie New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarrier
AddressMcCauley Street, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Pearce Arthur Murphy, McCauley Street, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7201 Pte Richard MURPHY, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919; 5440 Pte Archibald MURPHY, 20th Bn, killed in action, 7 April 1918; 3073 Gunner Joseph Gordon MURPHY, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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