Harry Lamar Harper was born on 6 April 1924 at Tullahoma, Tennessee to Lamar Rufus Harper and Anna Pearl Jones.
Buried at Honolulu Memorial, HI, Plot E, Grave 806

The Chattanooga Times, June 8, 1945
Second Lt. Harry Lamar Harper, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Harper, 705 Barton Avenue, who was reported dead of wounds received in action on Okinawa on May 5, after having previously reported wounded in action. A graduate of Baylor School here, Lt. Harper entered the army in June, 1943, and went overseas in February, 1945. He went to Purdue University early in 1943 and later enlisted in the army air forces. He was transferred later from the air forces to the tank corps, and later to officer candidate school at Fort Benning, Ga. He was commissioned a second lieutenant there in January, 1943, and was sent overseas the following month. He was not married and was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Harper.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 April 1924
  • Date of death: 5 May 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 184th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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