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Murphy, Pvt. Edmund J.

Last updated on October 28, 2021

Pvt. Edmund Jerome Murphy 
Born: 20 October 1925 – Oak Park, Illinois
Parents: James C. Murphy & Helen Delhanity-Murphy 
Siblings: 1 sister, 4 brothers 
Home: 1638 South 15th Avenue – Maywood, Illinois 
– St. Eulalia School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1944 
– left in February 1944 
Selective Service Registration: 20 October 1943
Contact Person: Helen Murphy – mother
– registered while he was a senior in high school
– 1 March 1944 
– U.S. Army 
– Fort McClellan, Alabama 
– 18 June 1944 
– drowned during basic training 
Funeral: Saint Eulalia Catholic Church 
– 23 June 1944
– Mount Carmel Cemetery – Hillside, Illinois 


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