Veterans' Memorial Project

Richard Lloyd Harris

Quincy, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1943

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Sergeant

Date of Birth: 06/02/1925

Date of Death: 12/11/1944

Sergeant Harris served with the 703rd Bomber Squadron, 445th Bomber Group, Heavy. He was a tail gunner on a B-24 lost over Germany. Sergeant Harris is buried at Plot F Row 9 Grave 9 at Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, November, 1945 and Web site above

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