John Joseph MURPHY


MURPHY, John Joseph

Service Number: 31036
Enlisted: 21 March 1916, Enlisted at Toowoomba, QLD
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 12th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Dalby, Western Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Died of wounds - Head wound, France, 14 May 1918
Cemetery: Aire Communal Cemetery
Plot 111, Row A, Grave 4 Rev. O. Dolon officiated Headstone inscription reads: May he rest in peace
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Dalby War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 31036, 12th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlisted at Toowoomba, QLD
19 Dec 1916: Involvement Driver, SN 31036, 13th Field Artillery Brigade
19 Dec 1916: Embarked Driver, SN 31036, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, RMS Orontes, Sydney
14 May 1918: Involvement Driver, SN 31036, 12th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard and Catherine Murphy of St Mary's Meadow, Dalby, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal