Peter Murphy (c.1885-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

MURPHY, PETER. Private. No 36533. 1/6th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Kilkenny, County Mayo, Ireland. Husband of Annie Murphy, 26 Towngate, Marsden. Had lived for twenty years in Marsden. Employed as a mason's labourer by Messrs Brook and Holroyd, contractors, of Marsden. Enlisted July 1916. Embarked for France at Easter, 1917. Killed in action, 11.4.1918, aged 32 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission