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PFC Martin Benedict Murphy
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1919
Daviess County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1944, France

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Private First Class Murphy
(Serial #35043215) served in the:

United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
Company E

His Army enlistment date / place was:
March 17, 1942
Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana

He was Killed In Action in:
Normandy, France during World War II

He was awarded the:
Purple Heart

He was the son of:
James Robert Murphy
(02/08/1887 - 12/13/1965)
Mary Theresa Rummage Murphy
(02/1890 - 1977)

He was the brother of:
John R Murphy
(1910 - 01/15/1989)
Mary Anita Murphy
(11/04/1913 - 02/22/1922)
Daniel Edward Murphy
(c. 1914 - 10/11/1967)
Reverend Thomas Aquinas Murphy
(09/08/1915 - 01/13/1978)
Lawrence Robertus Murphy
(08/06/1917 - 02/14/2000)
Hubert Rock Murphy
(01/27/1921 - 10/08/1989)
Joseph Christopher "J C" Murphy
(03/07/1922 - 01/22/2004)
Bernard Louis Murphy
(10/10/1924 - 03/26/1998)
Sister Theresa Marie Murphy
(10/21/1926 - 06/12/2009
Charles Murray Murphy
(09/23/1928 - 08/04/2014)

He was the husband of:
Mary Rita Wedding Murphy Hamilton
(06/08/1917 - 03/29/2008)

He was the father of:
One daughter (with Mary)
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Robert Murphy (1887 - 1965)
  Mary Theresa Rummage Murphy (1890 - 1977)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Rita Wedding Hamilton (1917 - 2008)
 
 Siblings:
  John R Murphy (1910 - 1989)*
  Mary Anita Murphy (1913 - 1922)*
  Thomas A Murphy (1915 - 1978)*
  L. Robertus Murphy (1917 - 2000)*
  Martin Benedict Murphy (1919 - 1944)
  Hubert Rock Murphy (1921 - 1989)*
  Joseph Christopher Murphy (1922 - 2004)*
  Bernard Louis Murphy (1924 - 1998)*
  Theresa "Sr. Joseph Theresa" Murphy (1926 - 2009)*
  Charles Murray Murphy (1928 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot D / Row 9 / Grave 21
 
Maintained by: KATHY
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56648102
PFC Martin Benedict Murphy
Added by: Beth
 
PFC Martin Benedict Murphy
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Added by: Reeves Gilmore
 
 
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- Bobbi D. Tucker
 Added: Aug. 6, 2014
Thank you for your World War II service and your Ultimate Sacrifice for our country, Private Murphy! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
- KATHY
 Added: Oct. 26, 2013
Thank You for your service and your sacrifice. May God Bless You.
- Peggy Gernon
 Added: Nov. 19, 2005
 
 
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