Service No.RankServiceDate of BirthPlace of BirthDate of EnlistmentPlace of EnlistmentDate of DeathAgeCemetery/MemorialGrave ReferenceSource:Veterans Affairs Canada
Ralph Rexnall MurphySF13820GunnerRoyal Canadian Horse Artillery (1 RCHA)March 6, 1931 East Jeddore, Nova Scotia August 22, 1950 Halifax, Nova Scotia September 13, 1952 (Majon-Ni-NE, South Korea)21United Nations Cemetery (Busan)21. 5. 1310 Commemorated on Page 53 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance Ralph Rexnall Murphy was the son of John William and Beatrice Murphy of Niagara Falls, Ontario. Gunner Murphy was a tall, lean, blond youngster. He was quiet but a good talker once he got started. In school, his best subject was science and although he rather liked school, he quit at 16 to go to work. He worked for two years as a farm hand then changed employment and became a lumber-man. There He took up his spare time skating, swimming and hunting.