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Francis Power MURPHY

Date of birth25 September 1879
Other trainingBA (Oxford)
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNil
AddressMelbourne Club, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 11"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Claire Murphy, Melbourne Mansions, Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT (Automobile Corps)
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollLT (Auto Corps)
Unit from Nominal RollAutomobile Corps
FateDischarged (appointment terminated) 16 November 1915
Discharge date16 November 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 21 June 1915.

Admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Cairo, 28 July 1915 (debility)

Resigned commission in AIF to accept Imperial commission, British Army (Temporary Lieutenant, Royal Garrison Artillery), 16 November 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MURPHY Francis Power

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