Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frank Murphy

In memory of:

Private Frank Murphy

September 27, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

464412

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 22, 1881

Commemorated on Page 140 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 7.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of FRANK MURPHY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Frank Murphy was born in Whitby, Ontario.  He stated that he was a Rancher on his attestation.  His brother was listed as next-of-kin at 48 Power Street in Toronto.  The house is no longer there.

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