Eugene Sharpe was born on 31 May 1896 in Winfield, Tennessee, son of Sterling G. Sharpe and Delphia Pennington. Prior to his enlistment he was a brakeman on the southern railroad from Danville, Ky. Pvt Sharp died in Germany. He was reported as missing in Action on 3 August 1918 and is commemorated at Aisne-Marne Cemetery, France. Memorialized at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The picture is from the Chattanooga Sunday Times Memorial Supplement, May 25, 1919.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 31 May 1896
  • Date of death: 3 August 1918
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: Winfield
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 5th Marines, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Chateau Thierry Sector, Aisne-Marne Offensive
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar V, Top Panel
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