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Murphy, Vincent Raphael

    Date of birth:
    1896
    Date of death:
    July 10th, 1974
    Nationality:
    American (1776 - present, Republic)

    Biography

    Rank: Vice Admiral. Captain of the USS Alabam (12 August - 14 November 1944).

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Rear Admiral
    Unit:
    Staff of Commander-in-Chief Pacific Ocean Area, U.S. Navy
    Awarded on:
    August 1945
    Rear Admiral [then Captain] Vincent Raphael Murphy, United States Navy, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as War Plans Officer on the Staff of Commander-in-Chief Pacific Ocean Area from 1 April 1942 to 2 July 1942.
    Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 341
    Legion of Merit - Officer (LoM - O)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    With "V Device"
    Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    With 1 bronze star
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal

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