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Herbert Dyce Murphy (32) - Mawson 1911-1914 In charge of Expedition stores
Single, of Melbourne, one-time Scholar in
History of Oxford University. At the outset he was to have been
leader of a third Antarctic Base which was eventually amalgamated
with the Main Base (Adélie Land). Here he had charge of
the stores and during the early summer of 1912 was leader of
the Southern Supporting Party.
Landmarks named after Herbert Dyce Murphy
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