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PFC James John Murphy
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1947, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1967
Qui Nhon, Vietnam

James Murphy was severely wounded on October 31, 1967, when he tripped a booby trapped Claymore Mine on what became known as "Booby Trap Hill". He died several days later in the hospital in Qui Nhon.

A Graduate of the Class of 1965, West Scranton High School, after training, Jim Murphy joined "B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry where, after deployment to Vietnam, he distinguished himself as the Company "Tunnel Rat" one of the bravest volunteer position possible.

Visit the website of the Association formed by the Veterans of the 1st Batta;ion, 50th Infantry at: http://www.ichiban1.org 
 
Burial:
Abington Hills Cemetery
Scranton
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Jim Sheppard
Record added: Oct 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78241458
PFC James John Murphy
Added by: Jim Sheppard
 
PFC James John Murphy
Added by: Jim Sheppard
 
 
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