Rifleman RANDOLPH HARTWELL HARVIN (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Rifleman
Forenames RANDOLPH HARTWELL
Surname HARVIN (photo added)
Initials R H
Place of Birth SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Date of Birth Sunday, 13 July 1924
Date of Death Tuesday, 01 August 1944
Age 20
Nationality American
Residence or Entered Service From DETROIT, MICHIGAN, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Service Number A/108341
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Unknown
Military Honours and Awards 1939-1945 Star, France & Germany Star, War Medal 1939-1945 and Canadian Volunteer Service Medal
Place of Burial/Commemoration BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location II. C. 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ESSIE L. HARVIN, OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Additional Information

 

 

RANDOLPH HARTWELL HARVIN was born in Sumter, South Carolina in the United States of America. A United States citizen he volunteered for the United States Army but was turned down due to an enlarged heart. He then volunteered for the Canadian Army and was accepted. He lived in Detroit, Michigan in the United States of America when he was enlisted.1

 

 

Rifleman RANDOLPH HARTWELL HARVIN, undated.1

 

 

Original grave marker cross for
Rifleman RANDOLPH HARTWELL HARVIN, undated.

 

 

References
1. Additional information and photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by John Harvin, nephew of Rifleman RANDOLPH HARTWELL HARVIN.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: John Harvin, nephew of Rifleman RANDOLPH HARTWELL HARVIN.
Individual photograph: John Harvin, nephew of Rifleman RANDOLPH HARTWELL HARVIN.
Additional photographs provided by: John Harvin, nephew of Rifleman RANDOLPH HARTWELL HARVIN. and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: John Harvin, nephew of Rifleman RANDOLPH HARTWELL HARVIN.

 

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What other people have said

Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.

George Sherman

May he always be Remembered ! Lest We Forget !

On Monday, January 18, 2016
Brampton, Ontario

Margaret Gaunt

Rest in peace Rifleman Randolph H. Harvin ... thank you for your sacrifice ... it will not be forgotten.

On Thursday, October 23, 2014