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Peter J. Murphy

Private

7th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: M. Baird, M.L.A.
  • Plaque: 1559

Additional Info

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Biography

Peter James Murphy was a permanent soldier who was born in Ballarat. He enlisted in Essendon on 27th August 1914. He was 20 years old and single. He joined the 7th Infantry battalion, with Regimental No. 494. On 10th May 1915 he died of wounds received at Gallipoli, and is buried in Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Tree No. 1559

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour