John M. Murphy

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John M. Murphy

Major John M. Murphy was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 7 May 1945  His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 6th Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Croft, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company G, later Company F, 9th Infantry, Far East Command; Assistant S-2, Regimental S-2, Headquarters Company, 9th Infantry, Far East; Instructor of Tactics, G-3, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Aide-de-Camp to Post Commander, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Student Officer The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Training Officer, G-3, 9th Infantry Division, later 69th Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Administrative Officer to Chief of Staff, 69th Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey. | Major Murphy's awards and decorations include: World War II Victory Medal; American Campaign Medal; Distinguished Unit Emblem; Untied Nations Service Medal; Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation; National Defense Service Medal.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, Company G, later Company F, 9th Infantry, Far East Command
Highest Award
World War II Victory Medal
Graduation Year
1945
Year Inducted
1965
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Honorable
HF ID #
HF_00227

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