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Private Thomas Murphy

1893
Born at Blackwood, VIC
26/2/1916
Enlisted in the AIF, 37th Battalion, aged 23
3/6/1916
Embarked aboard the HMAT A34 Persic
25/7/1916
Disembarked at Plymouth, England
15/9/1916
Proceeding to France to join the 6th Battalion
7/10/1916
Reinforcements to 6th battalion proceeding to join the 59th Battalion
8/10/1916
Joined the 59th Battalion
5/11/1916
Forfeited 3 days pay for broke from march without permission
24/11/1916 - 4/12/1916
To Stokes Gun School
23/3/1917
Forfeited 10 days pay for being drunk while on active service
11/5/1917
Detached for duty with the 15th Australian Light Trench Motar Battery
24/5/1917
Transferred to the 15th Australian Light Trench Motar Battery
5/9/1917 - 17/9/1917
On leave in England
26/9/1917
Killed in action during the Battle of Polygon Wood
Buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium

Last updated by lee, Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:46:11