Obituary Details

Harold L. Grout

(11/30/1913 - 08/18/1944)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 01/18/1945

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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