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Thomas Francis Murphy
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4900


Military

Category:Aircraft crash/incident
Name:Thomas Francis Murphy     (Man)
Age:23
Marital statusMarriage status unknown
Parents:Alfred Francis and Claire Mary Murphy
Address:Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Served in Allied army
Army: Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit:57 Squadron
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Role: Pilot
Operation: Missie Düsseldorf
StatusKilled in Action
Birth-date1919Place:Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Died01-08-1942    Place:Oosterschelde (Slikken)
Toestel stortte neer westelijk van zeebad De Duintjes, Woensdrecht.
Buried:Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery, Ruytershoveweg, Bergen op Zoom,
Gravenumber:7-E-4
First burial Place:Mil begr, Wouwschestraatweg, Bergen op Zoom
Monument:
  • "Cross of Sacrifice", Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery, Ruytershoveweg, Bergen op Zoom.
  • Second World War Book of Remembrance, op pagina 101 wordt de naam vermeld.
  • Royal Air Force Bomber Command Memorial Wall, Green Park, London, op één van de panelen wordt de naam vermeld.
  • Bomber Command Memorial Wall, Nanton, Alberta, Canada, op één van depanelen wordt de naam vermeld.
Text on monument:

His friendly ways and smiling face are a pleasure to recall: He died beloved of all

Persoonlijk verhaal : Thomas Francis Murphy

Om 00:45 uur gestart van Methwold Norfolk met 810 x 4 lbs incendiaries – stortte om ± 02:50 uur neer op de slikken van de Oosterschelde op circa anderhalve kilometer ten westen van zeebad De Duintjes (nabij de gemeente Woensdrecht).

Oosterschelde (Slikken) Vickers-Wellington III BJ607
approximately location of death or action
Sources
wingstovictory.nl; cwgc.org.; findagrave.com;

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