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Morgan Joseph Murphy

In memory of:

Lieutenant Morgan Joseph Murphy

September 1, 1944

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Division:

4 Field Coy

Additional Information


Son of Harold J. and Cecilia R. Murphy, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 401 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. J. 13.

Location:

The War Cemetery lies in the locality of Montecchio in the Commune of Montelabbate (Province of Pesaro). It stands on rising ground just North of the main road from Pesaro to Urbino, about 12 kilometres west of Pesaro. If approaching by car, take the road 423 from Pesaro to Urbino, following the signs for Montecchio. Just before entering the town, the Cemetery will be seen on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Press Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– The memorial at De La Salle College (Oaklands) Toronto to the former students killed in the Second World War
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2789 Lieutenant Morgan Joseph Murphy (RMC 1940) was the son of Harold J. and Cecilia R. Murphy, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He served with the Royal Canadian Engineers 4 field company. He died on Sept 1, 1944 at 21 years of age. He was buried in the Montecchio War Cemetery in Montecchio, Mentelabbate, Pesaro, Italy.
  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2789 Lieutenant Morgan Joseph Murphy (RMC 1940) was the son of Harold J. and Cecilia R. Murphy, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He served with the Royal Canadian Engineers 4 field company. He died on Sept 1, 1944 at 21 years of age. He was buried in the Montecchio War Cemetery in Montecchio, Mentelabbate, Pesaro, Italy.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2789 Lieutenant Morgan Joseph Murphy (RMC 1940) was the son of Harold J. and Cecilia R. Murphy, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He served with the Royal Canadian Engineers 4 field company. He died on Sept 1, 1944 at 21 years of age. He was buried in the Montecchio War Cemetery in Montecchio, Mentelabbate, Pesaro, Italy.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Memorial window, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial– Memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial– Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario

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