DUNPHY, Thomas

Service Number: 7474
Enlisted: 5 May 1917, Place of enlistment- Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Freshford, Ireland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Christian Brothers Catholic School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, France, 9 August 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
Plot III, Row B, Grave No.20 INSCRIPTION IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DARLING FATHER & HUSBAND R.I.P. , Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bright Memorial Clock Tower
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5 May 1917: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), 7474, 7th Infantry Battalion, Place of enlistment- Melbourne, Victoria
4 Aug 1917: Involvement Private, 7474, 7th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Themistocles embarkation_ship_number: A32 public_note: ''
4 Aug 1917: Embarked Private, 7474, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

7th Battalion , Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

He was 42 and the son of William Dunphy and Ellen Dunphy (nee Cahill); husband of J. Dunphy (now Mrs. Smith), of 72, Military Rd., Mosman, New South Wales.

Age on arrival in Australia-9

Next of kin-Friend, Mrs M Drape, University Hotel, Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date 5 May 1917
Place of enlistment Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistment-Sergeant

Age at embarkation-40

Embarkation details
Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 4 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917. Marched in to 2nd Training Bn, Durrington, 3 October 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 5 February 1918; taken on strength, 7th Battalion, 10 February 1918.

Detached for duty at 1st Division Headquarters (Miner), 15 March 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 29 March 1918. Detached as Camp Warden, 11 July 1918; re-joined unit, 3 August 1918.