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Richard Murphy

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 528 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 528 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Murphy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/506 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Meremere, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Murphy (mother), Meremere, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/506 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Patrick and E. Murphy, of Mere Mere, Taranaki AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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  • Richard was born in 1891 and died at the age of 23.
    Public - Elizabeth Marian - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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  • Remembering my Great Uncles whom fought in WW1. The 4 Murphy Brothers (Dick, Mick, Paddy and Jack). With only Jack returning. Mick and Dick took their horses off their farm. Just a side note that Paddy was a very tall man at 6' 6" (very tall for his day). My Grandfather was a younger brother Owen.
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  • Richard Murphy and his brother Michael both died at Galipoli. The family story is that one of them went looking for the other on the battlefield and neither returned. They lost another brother, Patrick, on the Western Front. A fourth brother Jack returned to New Zealand. As he was about to embark on a second "tour" a friend of his Mother's wrote to the government saying that Ellen had already contributed enough to the war effort. Jack therefore didn't have to go back to Europe to fight. My grandfather, Ted, was their second youngest brother. There is a photograph of the whole family (14 children and parents) taken in 1913. It is the last one of everyone taken.
    Public - Greg - Other Relative - 19 February 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 528 AWMM
    • HMNZT 6. Orari tatler : a souvenir of the voyage of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force from Wellington to Alexandria, Oct. 16th-Dec. 3rd, 1914. (1915). [Cairo, Egypt]: Whitehead, Morris and Co. (Egypt) Ltd. AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM

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25 April 2015Elizabeth MarianAuckland, New Zealand Other Relative
19 February 2015GregAustraliaOther Relative

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