Quantico Marine Corps Base in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Murphy Demolition Range
Major Walter M. Murphy
United States Marine Corps
Instructor Field Engineering
The Basic School
1964 – 1967
Killed in Action
Battle of Hue City RVN
31 January 1968
Donated by Fox Company 6/74
Erected by Fox Company 6/74.
Location. 38° 30.391′ N, 77° 27.178′ W. Marker is in Quantico Marine Corps Base, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is at the intersection of MCB-3 and Murphy Road, on the right when traveling west on MCB-3. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quantico VA 22134, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Graves Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Captured Iraqi T-69 Tank (approx. ¾ mile away but has been reported missing); Manion Hall (approx. ¾ mile away); McGlothlin Hall (approx. Mitchell Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lopez Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pokorney Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Marine Officers Basic Class 6-67 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Quantico Marine Corps Base.
Also see . . . Major Walter M. Murphy, remembered. Major Murphy is remembered on The Virtual Wall. Major Murphy was awarded the Silver Star, posthumously. The Citation can be viewed at this link. (Submitted on October 11, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Military • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.