Regt. No.: 2181
Name: Murphy, James J.
Rank: Sergeant
Community: Argentia
Occupation: Paper Maker
Enlisted: February 29, 1916
Enlist. Age: 24

Distinguished Conduct Medal
London Gazette, 6th February 1918.
Action Date, 9th October 1917 – Broembeek.

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in an attack. He led a small party against a blockhouse which was holding up the advance and captured it with a machine gun and seventeen prisoners. He commanded his platoon throughout with great courage and ability.