Pilot Officer Neville Douglas MURPHY

Service No: 429986
Born: Unley SA, 9 June 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 October 1942
Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit, Mildura VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational Training Unit Kittyhawk aircraft A29-60), Gol Gol NSW, 23 September 1942, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Mildura Public Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ruthven Lehunte Murphy and Nina Mignon Murphy, of Norwood, South Australia
Roll of Honour: St Peters SA
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At 1132 hours on 23 September 1942, Kittyhawk A29-60 crashed during air-to-ground gunnery practice at Gol Gol, New South Wales, and the pilot, Pilot Officer Murphy, was killed.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/28/146; A9845, 4


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Spitfire, Mustang and Kittyhawk in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1988

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