Sgt George Wallace Tharp

Sgt George Wallace Tharp

Birth
Marion County, Kentucky, USA
Death 31 Mar 1951 (aged 33–34)
North Korea
Memorial Site* Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 45821360 · View Source
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Sergeant Tharp was a member of Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 30, 1950 and died while a prisoner on March 31, 1951. His remains were not recovered. Sergeant Tharp was awarded the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


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  • Created by: Glendora
  • Added: 26 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 45821360
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt George Wallace Tharp (1917–31 Mar 1951), Find a Grave Memorial no. 45821360, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Glendora (contributor 46931045) .