James R. Harp

World War II
Service #O-433838
RankFirst Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Unit31st Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered Service From
Oklahoma
Date of DeathDecember 28, 1942
StatusMissing In Action
Memorialized Walls of the Missing
Manila American Cemetery
Taguig City, Philippines

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