Harold Elmer Stroop

Harold Elmer Stroop







In Loving Memory of Harold Elmer Stroop


STROOP, HAROLD ELMER Service Number: 280-00-42 Enlisted USN: 2 July 1942 Discharged USN: 16 October 1945 Ratings AS: 2 July 1942 S2c: 21 November 1942 S1c: 1 January 1943 Cox: 2 February 1944 Assignments Basic Training, Great Lakes, IL: 3 July 1942 * 26 November 1942 Armed Guard School, Gulfport, MS: 27 November 1942 * 25 December 1942 AGC RS New Orleans, LA: 25 December 1942 * 19 July 1943 AGC RS Brooklyn, NY: 22 July 1943 * 3 August 1944 42nd Field Hosp/261st Med Battalion, Utah Beach, Normandy: 25 July 1944 * 28 July 44 USN Base Hosp #12, Netley, Hants, England: 28 July 1944 * 4 August 1944 USS Dogwood (Hosp Ship): 4 August 1944 * 19 August 1944 USN Hosp, Charleston, SC: 19 August 1944 * 28 August 1944 USN Hosp, Philadelphia, PA: 30 August 1944 * 16 October 1945 Awarded Purple Heart: 31 August 1945 Liberty Ship Assignments SS Simon Willard: 28 December 1942 * 2 August 1943 SS William J. Duane: 11 September 1943 * 9 March 1944 SS Robert E. Peary: 3 April 1944 * 25 July 1944



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