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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


They made the Ultimate Sacrifice 


Harry Murphy


Engineman, A1474, RCNR


Born: 19 Sep 1900, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia


Died: 19 Oct 1940 at sea


Book of Remembrance


MURPHY, Harry, Engineman, A1474, RCNR, MPK - 19 Oct 1940, HMCS BRAS D'OR - son of Joseph P. Murphy, and of Annie Amelia Murphy, of Lunenburg; NS; husband of Elizabeth Florence Murphy, of Lunenburg, NS.


Ships served in:

Tug  PUGWASH - served in Pugwash 11 Jun 1940 - 26 Aug 1940 as Engineman, RCNR

HMCS BRAS D'OR - drafted to Bras D'Or 10 Sep 1940 as Engineman, RCNR


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(1-2) Certificate of Service  (3-4) Service Summary  (3) Report of Death



Second World War Casualty Index