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William Joseph Bernard Murphy

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant William Joseph Bernard Murphy

July 16, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/28935

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

467 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 402 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNIERES-DE-TOURAINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Indre-et-Loire, France

Grave Reference:

Row B. Grave 4.

Location:

Lignieres-de-Touraine is a village 22 kilometres south west of Tours and about 3 kilometres south of the village of Langeais. The LIGNIERES-DE-TOURAINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated south of the village on the road to Azay-le-Rideau and about 300 metres south-east of the church. The graves of six British, six Australian and 3 Canadian airmen are west of the main entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant William Joseph Bernard Murphy is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant William Joseph Bernard Murphy is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM JOSEPH BERNARD MURPHY– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Service Book– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Inscription– Inscription to the memory of William Joseph Bernard Murphy on the family grave marker at Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Chelsea Cenotaph– The Chelsea Cenotaph at the Pioneer Cemetery honours the lives of those who were lost during active service of World War I and II. The Cenotaph displays the names and details of the 11 men from Chelsea. Flight Lieutenant William Joseph Bernard Murphy
467 Sqdn (RCAF), Royal Canadian Air Force,
16th July 1944, aged 27.
Commemoration at the Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery, Indre-et-Loire, France.
  • Photo of William Joseph Bernard Murphy– The Chelsea Cenotaph at the Pioneer Cemetery honours the lives of those who were lost during active service of World War I and II. The Cenotaph displays the names and details of the 11 men from Chelsea. Flight Lieutenant William Joseph Bernard Murphy
467 Sqdn (RCAF), Royal Canadian Air Force,
16th July 1944, aged 27.
Commemoration at the Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery, Indre-et-Loire, France.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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