STROH, Albert, Jr., CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Civil Engineer
Last Primary NEC
510X-Civil Engineer Corps
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1972-1974, 510X, Naval Facility Engineering Command (NAVFAC )
Service Years
1942 - 1974
Civil Engineer
Captain

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Hooper, Nebraska
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Aug 17, 2014
 
Location of Interment
Fort Sheridan Post Cemetery - Highwood, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge US Navy Honorable Discharge


 Military Association Memberships
Post 510CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation
  1975, American Legion, Post 510 (Recorder) (Lake Bluff, Illinois) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1991, CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Captain Albert Stroh, Jr., USN Ret.
WWII Army Engineer, Naval Engineer Korea and Viet Nam


Alfred Stroh, Jr., enlisted in the Army Reserve in 1942, was called to active duty in 1943, and was assigned to the Army Advanced Engineering Program at Kansas State University, followed by service with the 789th Field Artillery in the Philippines. While stationed in Manila, he attended the trial of Imperial Japanese Army General Tomoyuki Yamashita, who was hanged as a war criminal. Alfred was released from the Army in 1946.  

Before enlisting, Alfred had attended Midland College, Fremont, Nebraska, and in 1947 graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. in Civil Engineering; he was commissioned an Ensign in the U. S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps. He earned a Master of Engineering Administration from George Washington University in 1959. 

He served in the military during World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands, Kansas, Virginia, California, Maryland, Guam, Hawaii, Washington, D. C.; Newport, Rhode Island; Keflavik, Iceland; Seattle, Washington; Vietnam, and Great Lakes, Illinois.  

One of his most memorable Navy experiences was coordinating the restoration of Kodiak Island after the 1964 Alaskan earthquake. His last command was C.O. of Midwest Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Great Lakes. A Registered Professional Engineer, he dedicated 27 years to the Navy, retiring in 1974.

Alfred was a member of Lake Bluff, IL American Legion Post 510, and the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation. 

   
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 1975, American Legion, Post 510 (Recorder) (Lake Bluff, Illinois)
 
Title
Recorder

Join Year
1975
   
 Crest
Website
Not Specified

City
Lake Bluff

State
Illinois

Contact Phone Number
Not Specified

Contact Email
Not Specified

Year Established
Not Specified

HQ Address
Not Specified
   
Crest
Association Type
Military National

Website
https://legion.org
Contact Phone Number
(520) 398-6245

Contact Email
sambarnard1946@gmail.com
Year Established
2008

Owner
Chief Administrator, TWS, SA, (1975-1979)
HQ Address
National Headquarters
Indianapolis Office
700 North Pennsylvania St.
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206

Last Updated: Aug 7, 2016
   
Comments

Alfred was a member of Lake Bluff American Legion Post 510; Northbrook Sports Club, Hainesville; Bristol Shooting Ranges in Wisconsin, and Willow Glen Golf Club, Great Lakes.

   
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