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Trooper Ernest Murphy

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: ERNEST ALBERT MURPHY

Ancestor's date of birth: 1880

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Detail not provided

Service Number: 112

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: TUMBARUMBA

Unit: B SQUADRON 2ND NSW MOUNTED RIFLES

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: 1901

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: 118

Contingent: Fifth New South Wales

Ship: Custodian or Maplemore Date of Sailing: 17/03/1901

Memorial details: BOER WAR MEMORIAL TUMBARUMBA NSW

Decorations: King's South Africa Medal with 1901 and 1902 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: April 1901 - April 1902 in west then east Transvaal

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: JUNE MARILYN ROBERTSON, HORNSBY HEIGHTS NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand-daughter of his brother

Name of Descendant: Alan James Murphy, Pritchard NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand-son of his brother

 


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