MURPHY, Patrick Alphonsus S
(Service number 11899)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth Temuka, N.Z.

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Shepherd
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin P.J. Murphy (father), Koekoe Road, Mataroa, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 12th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion B Company
Date 5 January 1916
Transport HMNZT 51, Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Wellington Infantry Regiment

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 25 November 1918 Age 30
Place of Death Timaru, New Zealand
Cause Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service
Notices Timaru Herald, 27 November 1918
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery, New Zealand
Memorial Reference Soldiers plot
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Temuka War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of Mr and Mrs PJ Murphy of Taihape Served in Egypt in 1916 and on the Western Front in 1916


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Maree Bowen, SC branch NZSG

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