15/09/1915- Completed Medical Examination Bunbury WA
15/09/1915- To 13th Reinforcements 11th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA
17/01/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Borda ” bound for Egypt
9/02/1916- Disembarked Alexandria to Overseas Training Base
29/03/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
4/04/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
8/04/1916- To 1st Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France
17/05/1916- Joined 11th Battalion in the field France
31/05/1916- Admitted 26th General Hospital Etaples ( Mumps & Orchitis ) ex 3rd Field Ambulance on 27/05 and 1st Casualty Clearing Station on 29/05
31/05/1916- Transferred/Admitted 7th General Hospital St Omer France
27/06/1916- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Hospital
25/07/1916- Reported Missing in Action from the first attack at Pozieres France
20/06/1917- Court of Enquiry found that MURPHY had been Killed in Action at Pozieres France on 25/07/1916.

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 30380

Victory Medal – No. 30198

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 326693

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Balingup War Memorial WA

Kirup War Memorial WA

Newlands War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 63

Villers Brettoneux Memorial France