Captain Patrick F Murphy

Name Patrick F Murphy
Rank Captain
Army Serial # O-1291679
State Michigan
Date of death 1945-04-15
Plot, Row, Grave E, 18, 22
Cemetery Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Google Maps
Unit C Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Distinguished Service CrossSilver StarBronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster
Remarks This URL shows the citation for Patrick F. Murphy’s Distinguished Service Cross commendation from Headquarters, Third U.S. Army, General Orders No. 268:

Captain (Infantry) Patrick F. Murphy (ASN: 0-1291679), United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with Company C, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83d Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 14 April 1945. Captain Murphy’s outstanding leadership, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 83d Infantry Division, and the United States Army.
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Patrick F Murphy (O-1291679) Patrick F Murphy (O-1291679)

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