Lieutenant Colonel George Francis Murphy

Ranks Held Acting Corporal, Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 24 September 1883
Death Date 1962
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 18th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-11-07
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1918-09-16
Published in London Gazette in 1918-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-02-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13566 at position 83
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 159
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 June 1917 on page 5475 at position 42
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2626 at position 58
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    03 June 1918 on page 6454 at position 10
    Commonwealth Gazette
    07 November 1918 on page 2110 at position 14
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 255 at position 77
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5421 at position 119
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2623 at position 173
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    16 September 1918 on page 10862 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 February 1919 on page 131 at position 3
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 May 1918 on page 6202 at position 65
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 October 1918 on page 2056 at position 178
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    18th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15227 at position 48
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 879 at position 148

Timeline

Date of birth 24 September 1883
Date of birth 24 September 1883
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 05 May 1915 Appointed captain in the 20th Battalion.
Date of enlistment 05 May 1915
Date promoted 01 June 1915 Appointed major.
Date of embarkation 25 June 1915
Other units 23 August 1915 17th Battalion.
Other units 01 February 1916 Second in command 18th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 31 March 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 13 September 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 18 September 1916
Date promoted 07 November 1916 Appointed temporary leiutenant colonel.
Other 07 November 1916 Temporary Commanding Officer 18th Battalion.
Date promoted 01 December 1916 Appointed colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 03 March 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 12 May 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 27 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 09 February 1918
Other 1918-02-19 - 1918-03-21 Attended Senior Officers courses at Headquarters Machine Gun Training Center, Grantham.
Date of recommendation honour or award 04 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 March 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 24 May 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 25 May 1918
Other units 07 August 1918 Rejoined 18th Battalion.
Other units 11 August 1918 Temporary Commanding Officer 7th Australian Infantry Brigade.
Date returned to Australia 10 April 1919
Other units 10 April 1919 Officer Commanding troops HT Medic.
Other units 13 August 1919 Officer Commanding troops Ypiringa transport service.
Other units 12 October 1919 Taken on strength AIF in the United Kingdom.
Other units 15 November 1919 Officer Commanding troops HT Ypiringa.
Other 27 January 1920 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1962
Date of death 1962