Project Roll Call

William J. Murphy

William Murphy

  • Firefighter
  • Brockton Fire Department
  • Massachusetts
  • Age: 29
  • Year of Death: 1941

On March 10, 1941, Firefighter William Murphy was killed, along with 12 other Brockton firefighters, while fighting a fire in the Strand Theater when the roof collapsed.

This firefighter line of duty fatality occurred before the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was built in Emmitsburg, Maryland. While this firefighter has not been officially honored at the Memorial site, there are plans to do so when resources are available.

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Memorial Wall

  1. There are no memory wall messages for this firefighter.