Private First Class Richmond Gilbert Harris

Title

Private First Class Richmond Gilbert Harris

Subject

Korean War, 1950-1953
United States Marine Corps

Description

According to Ancestry.com. Alabama Soldiers in the Korean War, 1950-1952, Pfc. Richard G. Harris was killed on December 7, 1950, while serving with Company D, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. Pfc. Harris was the son of Mrs. Leila Harris of Fosters.

An obituary for Pfc. Harris can be found in the February 5, 1951 Birmingham News. That obituary can be purchased at this site: http://bpldb.bplonline.org/db/formProc/obituaries?title=obituaries&lastname=harris&search_lastname_parameter=starts&firstname=richard+g&search_firstname_parameter=starts&year=&newspaper=.

A photo of Pfc. Harris' grave can be found at this site: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=96320527.

Source

Birmingham News
Find A Grave

Date

December 7, 1950

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Hyperlink

Identifier

1814

Coverage

Tuscaloosa County (AL)

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