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Col Alvin Frank Murphy
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1929
Martinsville City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 2006
Hampton City
Virginia, USA

Of Hampton,born in Martinsville,to Edgar Frank Murphy and Vella Asbury Murphy.
A 1952 graduate of Virginia Tech,he earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration.

Military Record
Artillery Officer
Entered the United States Army and retired a Colonel after 31 years of service,including the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
He attended the Army War College in Carlisle,Pa
Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal and The Ancient Order of Saint Barbara award for distinguished artillerymen.

Received his master's degree from Shippensburg State College in Pa.
After retirement from the Army,he was a defense contractor with Cypress International.

The husband of Kathleen,father of two daughters.
The brother of Norma Eggleston of South Boston,Va.

Buried with full military honors.

Bio By:Paula Lucy Delosh 
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Created by: PL
Record added: Nov 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16620222
Col Alvin Frank Murphy
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This Grateful Nation Thanks You, May You Rest In Peace and May We Never Forget You.
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 Added: Jun. 15, 2008
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