View Full Version : PoW Sgt John David "MURPHY" (R/68191) Halifax II W1041 1942-04-27

2nd November 2022, 13:19

This name is wrong he is actually Sgt John David MURRAY born Kennedy Saskatchewan, Canada
9 Apr 1919 -

Name: John David Murray
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 9 Apr 1919
Birth Place: Kennedy, Saskatchewan, Canada
John David Murray
Winnifred Alice Smith
URL: http://genealogy.ehealthsask.ca/vsgs_srch.aspx

NOT 9 April 1917 as per

WO 416/267/106
which has
John David Kennedy Murray Canada Royal Canadian Air Force Flight Sergeant unspecified R68191 with DoB 9 April 1917 a

The confusion of his name is based on the place of birth
German Pow Record also has

Murray John David,
Sgt., DOB.9.4.1917 in Kennedy, Saskatchewan R 68191,
Captured 28-4-1942

Possible he added 2 years to his age on joining up ??