Joseph Junius Ropp, Jr.


Mechanical Engineering

Manning, SC

Parents: J. J. Ropp, Sr. and Floride Seegars Ropp

Navy, Seaman

Radar training School in Miami, Florida

Jan 6, 1926

Feb 4, 1945

Non Battle Death. Died in an airplane crash in Miami, Florida.

Buried in Manning, South Carolina


Additional Information

He volunteered for the Navy and was stationed in Miami.  He was completing the last phase of radar training and was a radio gunner on a PBF Gruman Avenger plane.

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Radar Training – Vignette written by Kelly Durham for The Echo