|Birth: ||Nov. 2, 1921|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 1945|
He married Irene Marie Ficker 16 Sep 1943 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
See also the Taipei Prison Memorial
The Oakland Tribune
Monday, April 5, 1948
PACIFIC TO CLAIM ASHES OF FLIER
The ashes of Lieut. Harwood S. Sharp of El Cerrito and another Navy airman, who drifted ashore on Formosa and were killed by the Japanese in 1945, will be scattered over the Pacific on April 12, according to an Associated Press report from Pearl Harbor.
More than 600 Navy personnel will attend the ceremonies of the memorial mission, during which the ashes will be dropped from a carrier plane five miles off Diamond Head.
Sharp, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Selwyn Sharp, 517 Sea View Drive, El Cerrito, and James R. Langiotti, radioman first class, of Florida, were taking part in an attack on Formosa in 1944, when their plane was struck by anti-aircraft fire. They were last seen getting into a rubber life raft. According to Japanese records, they were executed in 1945.
Selwyn Jackson Sharp (1893 - 1975)
Vida Williams Sharp (1897 - 1973)
Harwood Stevens Sharp (1921 - 1945)
Roderick McTavish Sharp (1927 - 1997)*
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Created by: Burt
Record added: Jun 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38620321
Added: May. 31, 2010
Day is done....gone the sun...from the hills....from the lake...from the sky....All is well...safely rest....God is nigh...~~~~Go to sleep....peaceful sleep...may the soldier or sailor God keep....on the land or the deep...safe in sleep...~~~~Love, good n...(Read more)|
God Bless You Harwood Stevens Sharp Sir!
Added: May. 14, 2010