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Walter Henry Murphy

Graduating Class of 1913
Served in World War I
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Walter Henry Murphy

Company I
369th Infantry Regiment


Elkhorn, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Vitry-le-François, France

Date of Death

Location of Burial


More About Lieutenant Murphy

Lieutenant Murphy graduated from the university in 1913.

He entered the Second Officers' Training Camp at Fort Sheridan after leaving his job in Detroit. After receiving his commission, he was ordered overseas, sailing in January, 1918. Arriving in France, Lieutenant Murphy received further instruction in A.E.F. and British schools and was then assigned to Company L of the 307th Infantry of the 77 Division, later being transferred to Company I of the 369th Infantry which was attached to the French Fourth Army.

Lieutenant Murphy saw active service in France for over a year and had seen very hard fighting during his time there. He died of Spanish influenza.