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Maurice Joseph Murphy

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Murphy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ37213 AWMM
    • WWII 37213 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mabel Josephine Murphy (mother), 26 Twigger Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Thomas Dunstan Murphy and Mabel Josephine Murphy; husband of Kathleen Margaret Murphy, of Christchurch

      Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
    • Maurice Murphy 22/10/1914 - 26/11/1943
      (RNZAF ID 6270) was my mothers father (Erin Judith Wilson nee Murphy) - daughter to Kathleen and Maurice.
      Maurice was killed by Explosion of a Photo-flash causing the detonation of H.E. bomb load Public - Denis John - Direct descendant - 17 March 2018 - Detail has been passed down from my Grandmother/Mother
      I Have copies of his service records 1937-1943
      I have his original ID card (#6270) one of the few distinguishing items found at the explosion site
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 November 1943 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
17 March 2018Denis JohnRangiora North CanterburyDirect descendant

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