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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Rank:
Private, U.S. Marine Corps 1
Birth:
1919 2
Grant, Wetzel, West Virginia 2
Death:
20 Nov 1943 2
Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Kiribati 2
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Full Name:
Arvil Ray Sharp 1
Birth:
1919 2
Grant, Wetzel, West Virginia 2
Death:
20 Nov 1943 2
Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Kiribati 2
Buried: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea<BR>Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial<BR>Honolulu, Hawaii 1
Death: 20-Nov-43 1
Death Date: 20 Nov 1943 1
Memorial Cemetery: Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial 1
Memorial Country: Honolulu, Hawaii 1
Memorial Location: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea 1
Residence:
State: Ohio 1
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World War II 1

Rank:
Private, U.S. Marine Corps 1
Service Start Date:
26 Nov 1942 2
Service End Date:
20 Nov 1943 2
Service Number:
501509 1
Awards:
Purple Heart 1
Regiment:
United States Marine Corps 1

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Killed in Action, 20 Nov 1943, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Betio Islet, Tarawa Atoll, British Gilbert Islands.

SHARP, Arvil R, PVT, 501509, USMC, from Ohio, location Gilbert Islands, date of loss November 20, 1943 + SHARP, Arvil R., Pvt., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Delphia Sharp, 236 Lincoln Ave., Mingo Junction, Ohio + SHARP, Arvil Ray, 501509, Co F, 2nd Bn, 2nd Mar, 2nd Mar Div, FMF, Gilbert Is, November 20, 1943, killed in action + SHARP, Arvil Ray, Private, 501509, USMC, from Ohio, Honolulu Memorial

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