We remember Francis George Murphy

We remember Francis George Murphy

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
sibling Alfred Grange Murphy Source:8475010 1894
1895
sibling Eddie Murphy Source:8475010 1895
1897
birth Freeman's Bay, Auckland New Zealand Source:8458164 22nd April 1897
1898
sibling Jack Murphy Source:8475010 1898
1904
sibling Gladys Aileen Murphy Source:8475010 1904
1915
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Private 12/2045 4th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion Source:8457702 16th January 1915 - 19th February 1917
1915
employment Seaman Murphy and Wilson Auckland New Zealand Source:8457702 16th January 1915
1915
enlistment Trentham, Wellington New Zealand Source:8457702 16th January 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:8457702 8th June 1915 - 4th July 1915
1915
hospitalisation Suffered facial injuries and concussion from bomb explosion which left him unconscious in his trench for four hours Hospital/Institution Source:8457702 3rd July 1915
1915
hospitalisation Further treatment required to injuries received on 3 July at Gallipoli Hospital/Institution Source:8457702 16th July 1915
1915
hospitalisation Further treatment required to injuries received on 3 July at Gallipoli Hospital/Institution Source:8457702 11th September 1915
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8457702 15th September 1916 - 23rd September 1916
1916
hospitalisation Gunshot Wound/Shell Wound to head and right upper arm Hospital/Institution Source:8457702 17th September 1916
1916
hospitalisation Surgery to extract piece of helmet from head wound received on 17 September. Surgery performed without use of chloroform Hospital/Institution Source:8457702 19th September 1916
1916
marriage Elizabeth Catherine Lower Source:8458103 28th October 1916
1917
hospitalisation Suffered from dysentery whilst at Gallipoli Hospital/Institution Source:8458059 20th January 1917
1917
discharge Source:8475005 19th February 1917
1917
hospitalisation Defective Teeth Hospital/Institution Source:8457702 4th July 1917
1918
children Eddie Grange Murphy Source:8475010 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Deck Hand HMS Victory Mercantile Marine Reserve Source:8531437 23rd October 1918
1918
death War Related Sickness Frank died from the Spanish flu pandemic, following debilitation after serving and being wounded at both Gallipoli and the Somme. Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:8457625 23rd October 1918
burial Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Gosport, Hampshire United Kingdom E. 35. 14. Source:8458164

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Francis George
Initials FG
Last Name Murphy
Source 8458164
First Names Frank
Initials F
Last Name Murphy
Source 8458164
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 12/2045 4th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion Private
Royal Navy HMS Victory Mercantile Marine Reserve Deck Hand
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eddie Grange Murphy son 1918
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ada Grange mother
Alfred Edward Murphy father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Grange Murphy brother 1894
Eddie Murphy brother 1895
Jack Murphy brother 1898
Gladys Aileen Murphy sister 1904
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Catherine Lower wife 28th October 1916
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-01-16 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-01-16 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Online Cenotaph: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Kristen1288

External Evidence

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Royal Navy and Royal Marines War Graves Roll, 1914-1918 Janice2668
Original Service Papers of Frank Murphy, digitised on Archives New Zealand Janice2668
Original Personnel Papers of Frank Murphy, digitised on Archives New Zealand Janice2668
Marriage Index 1916 Janice2668
New Zealand War Graves Project Janice2668
Janice Wilkinson Family Tree Janice2668

Multimedia

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Letter from Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Gosport Janice2668
Frank and Betty Celebrating Janice2668
Frank and Betty Wedding Janice2668
"On Active Duty" card from Frank to Betty Janice2668
Letter from Frank to his love, Betty Janice2668
Gravestone of Francis George Murphy Janice2668
Frank's wife Betty with their son Eddie Grange Janice2668
Betty and baby Eddie Grange Janice2668
Certificate of Discharge Janice2668
Certificate of Character Janice2668
Roll of Honour tablet at Devonport Primary School Les55402
Francis George Murphy Birth Registration Janice2668
Cessation of Pension Janice2668
Letter about Eddie Murphy's death Janice2668
Letter about Eddie's death Janice2668

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