Murphy Frank Capt 37723

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Name Murphy Frank
Army number 37723
Rank Captain
Decorations M.i.D. 1946
Date of birth 5/6/1904
Age 0
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as 2/Lt 29/1/1927, Reserve of Officers 2/9/1930, Trf from Reserve of Officers to Durham Light Infantry 1/7/1939, Posted 12th Bn DLI as T/Captain and Adjutant, Embodied 24/8/1939, Trf Black Watch 20/12/1939, Posted 1 TS 1/2/1940, B.E.F., Prisoner of War, Relinquished Commission on the grounds of disability 30/11/1945 and granted the rank of Hon Captain.
Company/Battery Bn HQ
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Adjutant 12th DLI, then Adjutant of 1TS from 18/3/1940.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939
Promotions Lt and T/Capt 1/7/39, Major.
Wounded
Prisoner of War O9A/Z Rotenburg Fulda, Number 564
Died/Killed in action 10/3/1980
Home address Greenlaw, Chester-le-Street. 18, Dryden Rd. North, Low Fell, Gateshead. Millfield Grove, Tynemouth.
Source table 1TS