Murphy, Roy Donald: Service no. 53488 (Military Medal)

Digitized Service Record

Source: 18th Battalion Nominal Roll, April 1915 during research into how many Americans joined the Battalion.

Born U.S.A.

Military Medal

Source: London Free Press. October 25, 1916. Via Allan Miller at Facebook.

PTE. MURPHY WINDS MEDAL FOR VALOR.

STRATHROY, Oct. 24.– In a letter received from one of the boys of the 135th Battalion today he mentioned that Pte. Roy Murphy, who has been twice wounded, has won a distinguished service medal. Pte. Murphy is a son of Mr. David Murphy, of this town.

Source: London Free Press. October 25, 1916. Via Allan Miller at Facebook.

Note that this report may be in error or refer to another man by the name of Murphy.