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Philip Frederick Murphy

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Philip Frederick Murphy (1885-1916)


1917 Obituary [1]

PHILIP FREDERICK MURPHY, who was killed in action in France 2nd July, 1916, was born 24th November, 1885.

After gaining experience under Mr. W. H. Prescott, M.Inst.C.E., he became, in 1904, Chief Engineering Assistant to Mr. William Dawson, M.Inst.C.E., Leyton, where he was engaged on the construction of the tramway track, car depot, new roads, etc., as well as revising the ordnance survey.

At the time of his death he was a Second Lieutenant, R.E., attached to the 201st Field Company.

He was elected an Associate Member 10th January, 1911.


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