CONRAD S. GROVE, JR., 2LT, USMC

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Conrad Grove, Jr. '45

Date of birth: April 9, 1923

Date of death: March 17, 1945

Age: 21

Lucky Bag

From the 1945 Lucky Bag:


Loss

From Find A Grave:

Married to Polly Marjorie Alderman, Ketterlinus High School, St. Augustine, FL, Class of 1943, in Jacksonville, FL on July 7, 1944. Conrad died in Willmington, NC on March 17, 1945.

According to the September 1946 issue of SHIPMATE, he was "killed by a hand grenade" at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina on April 2, 1945. (Given that Find A Grave date is based on the gravestone, will assume it was transcribed correctly to that site.)

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Class of 1945

Conrad is one of 59 members of the Class of 1945 in Memorial Hall.