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John Kenneth Murphy

In memory of:

Sergeant John Kenneth Murphy

December 1, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/194169

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Gerald Francis and Caroline A. Murphy of Montreal, Quebec.

Brother of Flight Sergeant Gerald Francis Murphy, who was killed in action while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 197 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONTREAL (NOTRE DAME DES NEIGES) CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. M. Lot 3410. Grave 2755.

Location:

Montreal (Notre Dame des Nieges) Cemetery adjoins the Mount Royal Cemetery, in Montreal, Québec, and a War Cross is erected on the dividing line. Access by car via Highway 15 (Decarie) south, and take the exit for Queen Mary Road. Follow signs for Cote des Neiges Road south. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side of this road. During both wars, Montreal was the headquarters of No. 4 Military District. The city had seven military hospitals with more than 900 beds during the First and Second World Wars. The Royal Air Force Ferry Command had its headquarters at Dorval Airport and there was a Royal Air Force Station at St.Hubert. Some graves cannot be individually marked and are commemorated on a bronze plaque fixed to the Cross of Sacrifice.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOHN KENNETH MURPHY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN KENNETH MURPHY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN KENNETH MURPHY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Kenneth Murphy– 1943
  • Telegram– The telegram every family dreads
  • Telegram (2)– Devastating Update
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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