VIETNAM - MURPHY, JOHN PAUL

Murphy, John Paul

VIETNAM - MURPHY, JOHN PAUL
MURPHY, JOHN PAUL

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: Air Cavalry Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 17-Oct-1946

Hometown: Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Marital status: Married to Elizabeth J. Murphy

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 5-Apr-1968

Incident date: 10-Nov-1968

Date of casualty: 10-Nov-1968

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
John Paul Murphy died from wounds received while on combat operation when hit by hostile sniper fire.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 39W 045 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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