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Last name: MURPHY
First name: WALTER EDWARD JR
Home of Record (official): COVINA
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Wednesday, July 30, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

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Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 56701182
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

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Start of Tour: Monday, May 22, 1967
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, December 12, 1967
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 31E - Row 083

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WALTER EDWARD MURPHY JR

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

21300 Via Verde Drive

Covina, Los Angeles County, CA 91724

(800) 204-3131