MARINE A SUICIDE IN HAITI
WASHINGTON, April 1, 1931 – The Navy Department was informed today that Quartermaster Sergeant Earl Palmer Harrisof the Marine Corps shot and killed himself yesterday at Port au Prince, Haiti.
Harris was born in 1890 at Isla, Texas. His widow, Mrs. Bella Harris, is in Port au Prince.
HARRIS, EARL PALMER
QM SGT BRIGADE US MARINE CORPS TEXAS
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/31/1931
- BURIED AT: SECTION W ENL SITE 21907
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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