Private First Class Edsil Ray Tharp
US Army - WW II
Service number: 35781577
K Co. - 394th Infantry Regiment - 99th Infantry Division
Born: 13 December 1918 - Braxton, West Virginia, USA
Date of death: 13 March 1945 - age 26
Status: KIA - Kripp (Remagen) Germany
Buried: Plot D, Row 8, Grave 9 - Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Awards: Purple Heart
Edsil was the 8th of 8 children of George Nestor and Lura Ann Tharp, Braxton. 5 brothers and 2 sisters. He worked as a farmer in Holly, Braxton, West-Virginia.
- William Arnold
- Hezzie Lewis
- Robert Clay
- Charles Raymond
- Claude Delmer
- Bessie Lou
He married Opal Virginia Braley on March 15, 1941 in Sutton, West Virginia.
Opal Virginia Tharp died March 9, 2000.