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Name: Lawrence (Laurence) Dunphy Regimental Number: 67299 Rank: Private Battalion: 25th Battalion Date of Birth: April 25, 1879 Place of Birth: St Johns, Newfoundland Place of Enlistment: Halifax, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: November 15, 1914 Age at Enlistment: 35 Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches Complexion: Fresh Eye Colour: Blue Hair Colour: Brown Marital Status: Single Trade: Fisherman Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: John Devereux (Uncle), Trepassey, Newfoundland Date of Death: April 14, 1916 Age at Death: 37 Cemetery: Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgi Grave Reference: I. 40. Commemorated on Page 81 of the First World War Book of Remembrance This page is displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 27 Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 25th Battalion. Listed as “Dumphy” on the Yarmouth, NS War Memorial Lawrence Dunphy was born in Newfoundland. He was aboard a fishing schooner in Yarmouth Harbour in November 1914 and expressed an interest in enlisting. He was given railway transportation to Halifax and taken on strength there November 15, 1914 with the 25th Battalion. The official Attestation Form indicates that he belonged to the Active Militia, as having enlisted in Yarmouth, NS. Following training in Canada, he disembarked Halifax on the SS Saxonia and arrived in England on May 29, 1915. He embarked Folkestone, Kent, England for France on August 21, 1915. While fighting during German attacks, Private Dunphy was wounded during the battle of the Craters near St. Eloi on April 14, 1916. He died of wounds at No. 6 Field Ambulance on April 14, 1916.
Lawrence Dunphy
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