Alfred Albert CURPHEY

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CURPHEY, Alfred Albert

Service Number: 1500
Enlisted: 2 September 1914, Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Darlington Point, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Darlington Point, Murrumbidgee Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Well Sinker
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 12 July 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 13 Chaplain Rev. A.C. Talbot officiated
Memorials: Darlington Point War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1500, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1500, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1500, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
30 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1500, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Slight gunshot wound to the arm

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward and Mary Ann Curphey of Darlington Point, NSW.

Brother of Patrick Dudley Curphey who returned to Australia on 4 December 1915 having served with the Divisional Amunition Column, Edward H. Curphey, James William Curphey who returned to Australia on 19 April 1919 having served with the 2nd Battalion, Hugh Curphey and Frances J. Curphey

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal