Private Harvey Crawford was a son of Alexander “Logan” Crawford and Bertha “Pearl” Morelock.

Buried at Walker Fork Cemetery, Kingsport, TN

142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, Company E

The Kingsport Times, 13 August 1944
The War Department has advised Mr. and Mrs. Logan Crawford, Route 4, Rogersville, that their son, Pvt. Harvey Crawford, 22, died July 17, from wounds which he received while on a squad problem on a mortar range somewhere in Italy. A member of the infantry, Pvt. Crawford received his basic training at Camp Blanding, Fla. He had been overseas for the past five months. Prior to entering service 10 months ago, Pvt. Crawford was employed at Tennessee Eastman Corporation. Surviving are his parents; his wife, the former Miss Opal Irene Phillips, one son Kenneth Harry Crawford, Sullivan Gardens; one brother, Henry Crawford, Rogersville, and one sister, Mrs. Effie Benton, Rogersville.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 October 1922
  • Date of death: 17 July 1944
  • County: Hawkins
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Walker Fork Cemetery, Kingsport, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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