|Place of birth||Shere, Guildford, Surrey, England|
|School||Shere School, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||16|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Wife, Maud Humphreys, 250 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||26|
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry and Charlotte HUMPHREYS; husband of M. HUMPHREYS, 1 Holmwood Villas, Gander Green Lane, Sutton, Surrey, England. Native of Shere, Surrey, England|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 April 1915.
Wounded, 8 May 1915 (gun shot wound, upper extremities); admitted to No 16 Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 9 May 1915; discharged, 19 May 1915; rejoined Bn at Gallipoli, 28 May 1915.
Admitted to No 3 Field Ambulance Advanced Dressing Station, 31 August 1915; transferred to Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 1 September 1915; to Alexandria, 1 September 1915, and admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 5 September 1915 (dysentery); to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, 5 September 1915; to A&NZ Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 30 September 1915; discharged, 14 November 1915.
Transferred to 59th Bn, 26 March 1916; taken on strength, Ferry Post, 3 April 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, Hog's Back, 10 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1916, pronounced fate as 'Killed in action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried in No Man's Land approx at 5J90.43 to 5K0251 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HUMPHREYS Herbert|