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Murphy, Herbert Burgess

Herbert Burgess Murphy
PFC - Marine Corps - Regular
18 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on 08/21/50 From Huntington, West Virginia
Length of service 1 year. His tour of duty began on 01/16/69
Casualty was on 05/10/69 in Quang Nam, South Vietnam
Hostile, Ground Casualty Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Body was recovered. Religion: Protestant
Panel 25W - - Line 41

Addition Information:
Son of Nellie D. ( ) Bowyer.
Burial 31 May 1969 in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, Cabell Co., WV.


OBITUARY

Funeral Saturday For Pfc. Murphy

Marine Pfc. Herbert Burgess Murphy, 18 of 1200 Marcum Terrace, who was killed in action in Vietnam, will be buried in White Chapel Memorial Gardens following funeral services Saturday at 1:30 p.m. The Services will be conducted by the Rev. Dewey Parr at the Highlawn Church of Christ.
A Marine Corps spokesman said Pfc. Murphy died of fragmentation wounds when an explosive device was set off. He was on a road mine-sweeping detail.
The body is at Chapman's Mortuary where friends may call after 6 p.m. today. It will be taken to the church an hour before the service.

The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, Thursday Morning, May 29, 1969
 


MARINE PFC. HERBERT BURGESS MURPHY, 18, of 1200 Marcum Terrace, who was killed recently in Vietnam, will be buried in White Chapel Memorial Gardens after funeral services Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Highlawn Church of Christ. Friends may call at Chapman's Mortuary.

The Herald-Dispatch, Friday Morning, May 30, 1969, pg.2
 


Funerals Today
MARINE PFC. HERBERT BURGESS MURPHY, 18, of 1200 Marcum Terrace, 1:30 p.m.; Highlawn Church of Christ; White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

The Herald-Dispatch, Saturday Morning, May 31, 1969


 

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