U.S. Army (KIA) VietnamS\Sgt. Murray's squad was searching for an enemy mortar position when a member of his squad tripped a booby trapped grenade. Instantly assessing the danger to his men, Murray without hesitation or regard for his own safety, threw himself on the grenade absorbing the full and fatal impact of the explosion by his self sacrifice, he prevented the death or injury to members of his squad.
|Series||This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series|
|Placed By||Cemetery of the Gate of Heaven|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, May 4th, 2018 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 601272 N 4550070|
|Decimal Degrees||41.09560000, -73.79410000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 5.736', W 73° 47.646'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 5' 44.16" N, 73° 47' 38.76" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||914, 203|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 36-74 W Stevens Ave, Hawthorne NY 10532, US|
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