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Harrie Linden Murphy (1889–1918)

Harrie Linden Murphy, n.d. photographer unknown

Harrie Linden Murphy, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

HARRIE LINDEN MURPHY was born at Bombala, New South Wales, on 13th May, 1889, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Coulson Murphy, and was educated a t the Public School, Bombala. He entered the service of the Bank at Queanbeyan on 29th December, 1906, and was transferred to Braidwood in January, 1908; to Narromine, as assistant, in August, 1909; to Cobargo, as teller, in February, 1913; to Inspector’s Department, Head Office, in January, 1914; and to the Southern Branch in July, 1915.

Harrie Linden Murphy enlisted as a member of the A.I.F. on 17th December, 1915, and was subsequently promoted to the rank of corporal in the 3rd Brigade, Australian Light Horse.

He was on active service in Egypt, and was killed in action in Palestine on 28th August, 1918. No details of his death have been procurable.

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'Murphy, Harrie Linden (1889–1918)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/murphy-harrie-linden-24229/text33003, accessed 14 June 2024.

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Harrie Linden Murphy, n.d. photographer unknown

Harrie Linden Murphy, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Life Summary [details]

Birth

13 May, 1889
Bombala, New South Wales, Australia

Death

28 August, 1918 (aged 29)
Palestine

Cause of Death

killed in action

Religious Influence

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