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Walter Michael Murphy, Jr.
Major, United States Marine Corps
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Walter Michael Murphy was born on September 10, 1936 and joined the Armed Forces while in New York, New York.

He served in the United States Marine Corps and in ten years of service, he attained the rank of Major. He began a tour of duty in Vietnam on March 21, 1967.

On January 31, 1968, at the age of 31, Walter Michael Murphy perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Thua Thien.



WM Murphy Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, 1999

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Posted: 20 December 2001 Updated: 19 February 2002  Updated: 17 October 2004 Updated: 6 January 2007
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WM Murphy Jr. Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004