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James MURTHA

Regimental number2055
Place of birthBarcaldine Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressWater Street West, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Murtha, care or C I B, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 January 1983

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