Harold L. Grout
Former Node Youth Killed in Action
T/S Harold L. Grout, formerly of Node, Wyo., was reported missing last August and then in November his wife, who resides at Firth, Idaho, received a telegram stating that he had been killed in action, but no other details were given. Besides his wife he leaves two small children. Mrs. Henry Ruffing of Hat Creek is a sister and another sister, Mrs. Hazel Cooper, resides at Hawk Springs, Wyo.
The Grout family formerly lived in the Node community and Technician Grout was a student of the Lusk High School. He was serving with the engineers in France when he was killed.
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Harold L Grout
Inducted From: Idaho
Rank: Technician Grade Five
Combat Organization: 206th Engineers Combat Battalion
Death Date: 18 Aug 1944
Monument: Brittany, France
Last Known Status: Buried
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal
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|Obituary||Ruffing, Kenneth (05/07/1934 - 07/11/1987)||View Record||Obituary||Ruffing, Sophia (12/02/1913 - 10/27/1976)||View Record||Obituary||Ruffing, Henry (06/15/1905 - 05/25/1964)||View Record||Obituary||Thomas, Fred (08/03/1932 - 08/29/1992)||View Record||Obituary||Cooper, Hazel (09/22/1905 - 05/03/1994)||View Record||Obituary||Thomas, Jean (07/03/1936 - 07/22/2008)||View Record|