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Brigadier-General C F De S Murphy


C F de S Murphy - 1913Cyril Francis de Sales                 b: 17 May 1882                       r: 17 Sep 1919                d: 7 Jan 1961

DSO - 1 Jan 1917, MC - 3 Jun 1916, Cwn, Off - 24 Sep 1917, MiD - 22 Jun 1915, MiD -  4 Jan 1917.

For a list of foreign decoration abbreviations, click here

(Army): - 2 Lt: 18 Jan 1902, Lt: 1 Jul 1904, Capt: 3 Jun 1911. (T) Maj: 12 Jul 1915, (T) Lt Col: 12 Apr 1916, Maj: 18 Jan 1917, (T) Brig-Gen: 6 Mar 1918,

(RAF): -(T) Brig-Gen [Lt Col]: 1 Apr 1918, Col: 5 May 1919,  Lt Col (A): 5 Jun 1919, (H) Brig-Gen: 17 Sep 1919.

18 Jan 1902:          Officer, Princess Charlotte of Wale's (Royal Berkshire Regiment).

 5 Aug 1906:          Adjutant, Princess Charlotte of Wale's (Royal Berkshire Regiment).

 6 Aug 1909:          Officer, Princess Charlotte of Wale's (Royal Berkshire Regiment).

 3 Oct 1910:           Assistant Superintendent of Gymnasia, Irish Command.

14 May 1914:         Attended No 6 Course, Central Flying School.

30 Jun 1914:           Appointed Flying Officer, RFC.

 9 Sep 1914:           Embarked for France

21 Jan 1915:           Appointed Acting Flight Commander.

 8 Feb 1915:           Appointed Flight Commander.

21-25 Feb 1915:        Temporary duty in England (Central Flying School?)

25 Feb 1915:          Re-embarked for France

 2 Jun 1915:            Returned to RFC in England

4 Jun 1915:             Flight Commander, No 4 Reserve Aeroplane Sqn RFC.

12 Jul 1915:            Officer Commanding, No 4 Reserve Aeroplane Sqn RFC

30 Oct 1915:          Re-embarked to France

 3 Nov 1915:          Officer Commanding, No 2 Sqn RFC

 3-13 Dec 1915:     Officer Commanding (Temporary), 1st Wing RFC.

11 Apr 1916:          Posted to 13th Wing

12 Apr 1916:          Officer Commanding, 13th (Army) Wing RFC. 

28 Aug 1916:          Officer Commanding, No 2 (Corps) Wing RFC

15-25 Jun 1917:      Officer Commanding (Temporary), 2nd Brigade

26 Sep 1917:          Officer Commanding, No 6 (Home Defence) Wing RFC

22 Dec 1917:          Returned to Home Establishment

 6 Mar 1918:          GOC, 6th (Home Defence) Brigade.

 5 May 1919:          Officer Commanding, No 1 (Training) Group.

 5 Jun 1919:            Reverted to Lt Col (A)

17 Sep 1919:          Resigned RAF Commission.

17 Sep 1919:          Retired from the Army

He was awarded RAeC No 599 on 20 Aug 1913.

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