Sunday, January 25, 2009

Eugene Kropp

29 May 1953 pg 14
Traverse City Record Eagle
Leland News

A memorial service was held at the school Monday evening for Eugene Kropp who lost his llife in Korea last September (1952). The members of his class placed a plaque in the hall of the school, which was unveiled by his mother at the services.



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Family Tree, Ancestry.com
Parents of Eugene are Wilber Claus Kropp and Evelyn Eleanor Dechow. 


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Name:Eugene A. Kropp
Birth Date:1929
Birth City:Leelanau
State Registered:Michigan
Death Date:22 Sep 1952
Death Country:Korea
Death Description:Killed in Action
War:Korean War
Title:Private, U.S. Army
Rank:Private
Service:U.S. Army
Service ID:55245719
Notes:Private Kropp was a member of the 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on September 22, 1952. Private Kropp was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Data Source:Korean War Veterans Honor Roll



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Name:Eugene A. Kropp
Birth Date:1929
Birth City:Leelanau
State Registered:Michigan
Death Date:22 Sep 1952
Death Country:Korea
Death Description:Killed in Action
War:Korean War
Title:Private, U.S. Army
Rank:Private
Service:U.S. Army
Service ID:55245719
Notes:Private Kropp was a member of the 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on September 22, 1952. Private Kropp was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Data Source:Korean War Veterans Honor Roll

1 comments:

Diptera said...

Eugene A Kropp was killed in action 22 sept 1952.

http://www.archives.gov/research/korean-war/casualty-lists/mi-by-town.html