PFC Wayne Steven Murphy


PFC Wayne Steven Murphy

Death 25 Jun 1971 (aged 20)
Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial West Salem, Polk County, Oregon, USA
Plot Garden of Sunset
Memorial ID 111175277 View Source
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Wayne was killed in the Vietnam War. He graduated from Dallas High School, Dallas, Polk County, Oregon Class of 1969.

Polk County Itemizer-Observer, Dallas OR,
8 Jul 1971

Wayne Steven Murphy

Services are pending at W. T. Rigdon mortuary, Salem, for Army Pfc. Wayne Steven Murphy, 20, who was killed by enemy shell action in South Vietnam, on 25 Jun 1971.

A native of Dallas, Murphy grew up here and graduated from Dallas high school in 1969. He entered the U.S. Army in April of 1970 and was shipped overseas in September.

Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emerson V. Murphy, Salem; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Buck and Mrs. Edith Murphy, all of Salem; a brother, Kerry, in the U.S. Marine Corps and a sister, Marilyn Murphy, Salem.

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