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Army Number: NX36248Image not available
Surname: MURPHY
First Names: Peter Jeffries
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Alexander Maitland MURPHY
Date of Birth: 18/8/1910
Place of Birth: Temora, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 10/7/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Rankins Springs, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Wagga Wagga, NSW
Date taken on strength: 6/12/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 13th Infantry Training Battalion, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Company: HQ
Platoon: Signals
Section: Wireless Operator (attached to B Comapny)
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah; River Valley Road
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 13
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 18/10/1943
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat
Plot/Row/Grave: A13.D.14
Memorial: Rankins Springs, NSW
Information: Admitted CRS, Batu Pahat on 17/10/1941; transferred to 10 AGH on 18/10/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 7/11/1941; transferred to 10 AGH on 30/11/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 19/12/1941; transferred to 10 AGH on 26/12/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 2/1/1942; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 15/1/1942; marched out to 2/30 Bn. on 16/1/1942; entrained with "F" force on 22/4/1943; died of illness Doi Sonkurai 3 (Ulcers, Malaria) on 18/10/1943
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