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Delbert L. Harper
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1916, Canada
Death: Mar. 19, 1945, Philippines


WORLD WAR II
CALIFORNIA
SGT 127 INF
GOLD STAR LIST


Delbert L. Harper was killed in action on Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines, March 19, 1945, aged 29 years. He was serving as a sergeant with the 32nd "Red Arrow" Infantry Division. Harper had also seen action at Aitape and Leyte. He had been awarded the Combat Infantry badge, the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon with three battle stars, and the Purple Heart. Harper entered the service in April, 1943. He was employed in San Francisco before going into the service. Delbert was one of the four sons of Edwin Oscar and Susan E. (Conway) Harper of Hanford, who served in World War II. He also was survived by his wife who was residing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at the time of his death.

Delbert was among 21 Army personnel from the San Joaquin Valley who were returned for burial in their homeland in June, 1948. They lost their lives in the war in the Pacific and were originally interred in temporary military cemeteries overseas.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Edwin Oscar Harper (1866 - 1948)
  Susan E. Conway Harper (1883 - 1966)
 
 Siblings:
  Harvey Michael Harper (1905 - 1978)*
  Dudley E. Harper (1906 - 1973)*
  Lee Roy Harper (1908 - 1948)*
  Mina S Harper Albright (1909 - 1996)*
  Delbert L. Harper (1916 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rockville Cemetery
Suisun City
Solano County
California, USA
Plot: OS Plot 10 Grave 1
 
Maintained by: JC
Originally Created by: Grave Finder
Record added: Nov 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9736193
Delbert L. Harper
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 Added: Nov. 1, 2004
 
 
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