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Northrup, Lloyd visit May 1945

 
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Mary S Taylor



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:16 pm    Post subject: Northrup, Lloyd visit May 1945 Reply with quote

Pacific Grove Tribune Fri., May 18, 1945
Much Decorated Navy Veteran and W.A.C. Bride Visit Here
Guests of the Robert Bisnetts of 19th stret, were A.R.M. L/c S.N. Lloyd E. Northrup and his bride, W.A.C. sergeant Cecile Northrup. Northrup, who is the nephew of Mrs. Bisnett, has fought in most of the major engagements of the war in the Pacific, starting with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, which he witnessed. He flew as an aerial gunner in a dive bomber in raids on Marcus, Wake and Kabaul islands, and participated in the invasion of Tarawa, Kwaiahen, Truk, Saipan, and the Marshall islands. He wears the Purple Heart Commendation Ribbon, Air Medal, Pre-Pearl Harbor and Asiatic-Pacific ribbons with eight stars on the later. Sgt. Cecilia Northrup, whom he married May 5, attended the University of California and has been in the WAC since 1943. She worked as a recruiting officer, with the medical corps in Utah. Mrs. Northrup has received a W.A.C. service ribbon since her enlistment.
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