John Frank Harper, Jr., USN

Born  11 Mar 1909
Died  14 Sep 1979(70)

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1 Jul 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
1 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.


4 May 1945 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for John Frank Harper, USN

USS Ingraham (ii) (DD 694)T/Cdr.Destroyer23 Nov 1944Nov 1945

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Destroyer USS Ingraham (ii) (DD 694)

2 Jan 1945
USS Ingraham (Cdr. H.W. Gordon) departed from San Pedro Bay to participate in the invasion of Luzon at Lingayen Gulf.

6 Jan 1945
USS Ingraham (Cdr. H.W. Gordon) arrived at Lingayen Gulf.

4 May 1945
While serving with the fleet in the Okinawa area USS Ingraham (Cdr. John Francis Harper, JR.) is damaged by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft in position 27°10'N, 127°58'E. The damaged Ingraham was sent to the Hunters Point Navy Yard at San Francisco for repairs.

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