Leading Aircraftman Ronald Patrick MURPHY

Service No: 144109
Born: Ascot Vale VIC, 24 July 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 August 1943
Unit: No. 99 Squadron
Died: Drowned, Henley VIC, 13 January 1946, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Dennis Francis and Isobel Dorothy Murphy, of Croydon
Roll of Honour: Croydon VIC
Remembered: Panel 104, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 13 January 1946, Leading Aircraftman Murphy, a Fitter Driver Motor Transport, drowned while swimming in the River Yarra at Henley.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/28/774

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