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Richard Parr Harper

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Richard Parr Harper

Birth
Lincoln Park, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death
1 Mar 1945 (aged 19)
Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Flat Rock, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Add to Map
Memorial ID
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AOM 3/C, USNR
Enlisted Sep. 14, 1943

Son of Lawrence Eugene Harper (1898-1975) and Flora Parr (1900-1997)

Seaman Harper was killed in an accidental plane crash into the Atlantic Ocean on March 1, 1945. His body was recovered on March 29, 1945, 8 miles north of Race Point Lighthouse, MA. He was taken to Naval Air Station Quonset Point, RI and then forwarded to Michigan.

His mother applied for a military marker on July 21, 1947, to be placed at Michigan Memorial Park.

RI Death Cert
Informant: US Naval Records, Quonset Point, RI
AOM 3/C, USNR
Enlisted Sep. 14, 1943

Son of Lawrence Eugene Harper (1898-1975) and Flora Parr (1900-1997)

Seaman Harper was killed in an accidental plane crash into the Atlantic Ocean on March 1, 1945. His body was recovered on March 29, 1945, 8 miles north of Race Point Lighthouse, MA. He was taken to Naval Air Station Quonset Point, RI and then forwarded to Michigan.

His mother applied for a military marker on July 21, 1947, to be placed at Michigan Memorial Park.

RI Death Cert
Informant: US Naval Records, Quonset Point, RI


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