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Regimental number57297
Date of birth3 October 1886
Place of birthTenterfield, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
Address54 Campbell Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 8"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Vivena , 54 Campbell Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in A.I.F; 14 months in Home Service
Enlistment date17 May 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date26 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 26 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MURPHY Thomas

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