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Roy Vincent Murphy Battalion: 237th Battalion / 97th Battalion / RCR / PPCLI / Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment) 38th Battalion Regimental Number: 1033142 Rank: Private Date of Birth: January 11, 1892 Place of Birth: Lockeport, Shelburne Co., NS Date of Enlistment: July 17, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address at Enlistment: Lockeport, Shelburne Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 24 Height: Previous Military Experience: 29th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, Yarmouth NS Trade: Fisherman Marital Status: Single Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: James Murphy (Father) Lockeport, Shelburne Co., NS Date of Death: September 2, 1918 Age at Death: 26 Cemetery: Dury Mill British Cemetery Commemorated on Page 476 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 10th Sources: Library and Archives Canada (Attestation Paper) Commonwealth War Grave Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
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