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Harold Murfitt

In memory of:

Lieutenant Harold Murfitt

July 1, 1944


Southgate, England

Military Service


Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

November 11, 1911
Renishaw, Derbyshire, England

Enlistment:

July 4, 1941
Brockville, Ontario

Son of Joseph Gibbons Murfitt, and of Lucy Ann Murfitt, of Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire, England. Husband of Dorothy Sarah Murfitt (nee Jones). Father of Michael David Murfitt of Southgate, who was killed in the same incident.

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:

SOUTHGATE CEMETERY
Middlesex, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. HA. Grave 406.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Document– Excerpt from Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders regimental history by Lt.-Col W. Boss. In the tragedy written of in this history they say that Murfitt's daughter was killed in this bombing while the war grave websites say that it was his son that perished.

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