Murphy, Joseph (No. 20055)

Murphy, Joseph


No. 20055, 8th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Killed in action on Saturday 9 September 1916

No known grave


Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Thiepval Memorial, France (Pier and Face 16 C)


In the Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 – 1919 database it is recorded that Joseph Murphy was born in Newtownards and enlisted in Dundalk.

Private Joseph Murphy (No. 20055) served with the 8th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in 48th Brigade of the 16th (Irish) Division and he was killed in action at Ginchy on 9 September 1916.

Private Joseph Murphy (No. 20055) has no known grave and he is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial in France.

There are no next-of-kin details recorded in the CWGC Debt of Honour database nor in the Army Register of Soldiers’ Effects.