Murphy, Murl Harvey, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 745, B Company, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Private First Class

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
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Casualty Date
Aug 05, 1945
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Gun, Small Arms Fire
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Belgian Fourragere Honorably Discharged WW II French Fourragere

1st Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartWorld War II Fallen
  1945, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  1945, World War II Fallen [Verified]

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
1st Infantry Division (Forward)1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment
  1943-1945, 745, 1st Infantry Division (Forward)
  1943-1945, 745, B Company, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 World War II/WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Murl H. Murphy, husband of Mrs. Lucille Murphy of Elkins died in Germany on 5 August 1945 of severe injuries received on the night of 2 August from a gun wound.  He was born at Kerens 7 June 1923, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Murphy.  He attended Elkins Schools and entered the service on 9 October 1943.  He trained at Camp Meade Maryland, New Cumberland Pennsylvania and Camp Seibert  Alabama then was sent overseas in France with Company "B" 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division.  He is survived by his parents, his wife, and daughter Bonnie Murl.  PFC Murphy was laid to rest at the Parsons Cemetery, Parsons West Virginia.
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