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Joseph Murphy

Rank: Private
Town/Village: Ballymahon
Civil Parish: Shrule
Catholic Parish: Shrule
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Yes
Census 1911: Yes
Regiment/Unit: Irish Guards, 3rd Battalion
Regiment Number: 9896
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: Joseph was born c.1887 in Ballymahon and was one of 10 children. He enlisted in Athlone in October 1915. Prior to that he was a mason/bricklayer by trade. Joseph was discharged from the army in February 1916 due to hearing problems.
Parents Names: Son of William and Mary Anne Murphy, Ballymahon.
Notes: Joseph's father, William was a publican in Ballymahon and his mother was a dressmaker.

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