PVT. ARTHUR HARPEN
Private Harpen entered service August 8, 1918. Was attached to 2nd Company, Coast Artillery Corps, Over-seas Replacement Draft, Ft. Screven, Ga. Embarked for over-sea service in September, 1918, sailing on the ill-fated transport “Otranto,” which was sunk off the Scottish Coast in a collision October 6, 1918. Private Harper was one of the soldiers drowned.