Harry Clarence Markland was born on 2 February 1922 at Elizabethton, Tennessee, the son of Charles David Markland and Bertha Elizabeth Jordan.
He Died 21 March 1945
Buried at Highland Cemetery, Elizabethton, TN

Private First Class
16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division

PFC Harry Clarence Markland served overseas in Germany.

The Elizabethton Star, 19 November 1947
Charles D. Markland of 314 S. East Street has received word that the body of his son, Private First Class Harry C. Markland, 25, will arrive in Johnson City Thursday a.m. at 9:52 o’clock. P.F.C. Markland entered service in February 1941 and received his basic training at St. Petersburg, Florida, Kansas City in Missouri, Salt Lake City in Utah, Savannah in Georgia and in New York. He was shipped overseas in January 1945 and saw action through France and was killed in action in Germany on March 21, 1945.

His brother, Technical Sergeant George Edward Markland was a prisoner of War in Germany and liberated by the Russians.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 2 February 1922
  • Date of death: 21 March 1945
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Elizabethton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Highland Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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