Harkness, Harry Edward, SFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 1745, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry/L Company
Service Years
1945 - 1951

Sergeant First Class


Two Service Stripes



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hopkinton
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 30, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Evergreen Cemetery - Lansing, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1995, Korean War Fallen7

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
HHC, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry
  1950-1951, 1745, HHC, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
  1950-1951, 1745, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry/L Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. 1st Class Harry E. Harkness was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Unsan, North Korea on November 2, 1950 and died while a prisoner on April 30, 1951. His remains were not recovered at the time. Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Sgt. 1st Class Harkness were accounted for on October 30, 2017. His name is permanently inscribed in the "Courts of the Missing" (Court 6) at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA).
   
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