THE SPRINGFIELD 50 PROJECT
Daniel Owen Murphy
School Attended: Homer Street School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/8/54 School Attended: Sixteen Acres School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 3/21/56 School Attended: Ray McDonough School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 1/9/57 School Attended: Sixteen Acres School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 3/4/57 School Attended: Warner School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/9/59 School Attended: Forest Park Junior High School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/5/62 School Home Address: 45 Vincent Street School Attended: Technical High School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 6/18/64 High School Diploma: No Selective Service Data: SSS Local Board Number: 41 SSS Local Board Location: Greensboro, NC SSS Registration Date: SSS Registrant Description: Military Service Record: Entry Date: 7/20/70 Entry Mode: Enlistment Entry Location: Charlotte, NC Home Of Record: Greensboro, NC Military Branch: Army Military Component: Regular Rank: Private First Class Rank Abbrev: PFC Pay Grade: E3 MOS: 11B10 MOS Title: Infantryman MOS Background: Established May 65. MOS still in use Aug 00. 4th char of 1 = E1-E4 skill level. 5th char of O = no extra qualification or SQL. Awards Received: Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal Second Class Badges Earned: Combat Infantryman Badge; Expert Badge with Auto Rifle and Pistol Bars; Sharpshooter Badge with Grenade Bar Length Of Service: less than 1 year
Southeast Asia Tour Data: Date Tour Commenced: 1/14/71 Major Command: 23rd Infantry Division (Americal) Sub Command 1: 3rd Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade Sub Command 2: 4th Battalion Sub Command 3: Company B Army Campaign Number: 14th Army Campaign Name: Conteroffensive, Phase VII
Casualty Data: Casualty Date: 2/18/71
Casualty Time: 0715 Casualty Age: 22 Casualty Data 1: Non-Hostile Casualty Data 2: Ground Casualty Casualty Data 3: Accidental Self-Destruction Casualty Province: Quang Tri Province Casualty Country: South Vietnam
Casualty Grid Coordinates: XD 988 470 Body: Recovered Burial/Memorial: Burial Location: St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, MA Burial Plot Location: St. Pius 1610 Burial Date: 3/4/71
Consigned Funeral Home: Byron Funeral Home, Springfield, MA Escort Name: SSG Charles W. Pope, USA Springfield 50 Casualty Order: 50th Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number: 05W Line Number: 118
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