PFC Horace Elmer Murphy

PFC Horace Elmer Murphy

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 18 Feb 1944 (aged 34–35)
Georgia, USA
Burial Millsboro, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 58876356 · View Source
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Son of Orlando Murphy and Mary A. Truitt Murphy who resided at R.F.D. 2, Dagsboro, Delaware.

Horace, who was born in Delaware and resided in Harris County, Texas, served as a Private First Class with the anti-aircraft artillery, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on April 14, 1943 in Huntington, West Virginia. He was noted as being employed as a Farm Hard and as Divorced, without dependents.

He was killed by an exploding shell during training at Camp Stewart, Georgia during the war.

He had served in the Army for nine months at the time of his death.

Service # 35658001

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Texas

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 18 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 58876356
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Horace Elmer Murphy (1909–18 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 58876356, citing Millsboro Cemetery, Millsboro, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .