Ernest Murphy (1890-1916)

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An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

MURPHY, ERNEST. Private. No 5/4822. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Moldgreen, Huddersfield, 19.3.1890. Son of Dennis and Sarah Hannah Murphy, 101 Lowerhouses, Almondbury. Educated Moldgreen Board School. Employed as a bookbinder by Messrs Preston Brothers and Company. Enlisted February 1916. Embarked for France in June, 1916. Killed in action near Bapaume on 25.9.1916, aged 26. Buried GUARDS' CEMETERY, (LESBOEUFS). Grave location:- Plot 3, Row L, Grave 7.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Almondbury War Memorial; Lowerhouses War Memorial; memorial in Almondbury Cemetery.

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