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6430   Lance Sergeant Joseph P Murphy
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Died: 30/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
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Summary      
Joseph P Murphy was born in Clogher, County Tyrone. Joseph P Murphy was living in Liverpool when he enlisted. Lance-Sergeant Joseph Murphy was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was killed in action on Saturday 30th March 1918.
Further Information
Joseph P Murphy was born in Clogher, County Tyrone.
Clogher Main Street
Joseph P Murphy was living in Liverpool when he enlisted.
Medal card
Lance-Sergeant Joseph Murphy was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was killed in action on Saturday 30th March 1918.
Last Will and Testament of Joseph Murphy:
In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my sister Miss Maria Marcellina (?) Murphy. (Address: Nurse M Murphy, Union Hospital, Belfast, Ireland). Joseph Murphy, 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards. 7th October 1917.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Clogher Clogher Born in Clogher 54.412525 -7.169763
References and Links
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1 Journeyofremembering.com Lists J P Murphy as living in Liverpool when he enlisted.
2 Kipling's Book Lists J P Murphy as killed in action.
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Joseph Murphy
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Joseph P Murphy's gravestone can be purchased here
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