George Read Murphy

Birth
Prahran, Stonnington City, Victoria, Australia
Death 11 Sep 1925 (aged 69)
Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Burial North Ryde, Ryde City, New South Wales, Australia
Plot Church of England section - G 12 - 0010
Memorial ID 47473715 · View Source
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Buried on September 12, 1925. (Cemetery Record)

His parents were Henry Morgan Murphy & Edith Read.

Famous inventor: The "Victoria Torpedo"
- Excellent descriptions are in the "New York Times", August 17, 1890 - Page 14 & "The Railroad and Engineering Journal", New York - November, 1891 - Volume LXV, Number 11 - Pages 502-503.

U.S. Patent 442,327 on December 9, 1890 for a "Mechanism for Controlling Torpedoes"

Famous author:
- "Beyond the Ice", 1894 (novel)
- "The Blakely Tragedy", 1891 (novel)
- "The History of Federation", 1894
- "Prison Reform", 1906
- "Peace: A Prophecy of the War and its Consequences", 1915


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  • Created by: NWO
  • Added: 2 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47473715
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Read Murphy (17 May 1856–11 Sep 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47473715, citing Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium, North Ryde, Ryde City, New South Wales, Australia ; Maintained by NWO (contributor 46583762) .