Rupert Edwin Harper was born 23 May 1923, Georgia to Martha Emma Arp and Rev. Thomas Tyrus Harper. He had been in service for two years and went overseas in September. 1944. He was killed in Action 18 December 1944, Belgium
PFC Harper is buried at Barnes Chapel Cemetery, Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 23 May 1923
- Date of death: 18 December 1944
- County: Polk
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Barnes Chapel Cemetery, Blue Ridge, Fannin County, GA
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Middle Panel
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