ANDREW J. FROSCH, LT, USN

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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: November 13, 1942
Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

1939 Frosch LB.jpg

From the 1939 Lucky Bag:

ANDREW JOSEPH FROSCH

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Andy, Gump

From his nonchalant, composed expression, and his easy manner of walk, we know that worry never gets the upper hand on Andy. A stranger would term him quiet, but those who know him can certify that Andy can be the life of the party. He never laughs at his own words or wit, but a victory of repartee is always marked by his own personal smirk in conclusion. Gump's capacity for the esthetic is stimulated through his ability to sketch a Bull prof during a lecture. Spare moments at the gym keep him physically fit for the bout with academics. His agreeable nature will keep him clear of trouble, and his persistency will put him in the finish with the best.

Lacrosse 4; Battalion Lacrosse 2, 1; Wrestling 4, 3, 2; C.P.O.

Loss

Andrew was lost when USS Monssen (DD 436) was sunk on November 13, 1942 at the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.

His parents were listed as next of kin.

Other

From Find A Grave:

ROSCH AN ATHLETE

Lieutenant Frosch, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Frosch, was the first Northeast Catholic High School alumnus to attend the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis. He was graduated from high school in 1934, studied at Temple University for a year, and was graduated from Annapolis in 1939. He had been on active duty since then.

At the academy, Frosch was on the varsity lacrosse and wrestling teams. A brother, Henry, is an Army Air Forces flying cadet now stationed in Florida.


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Class of 1939
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