Edward M. Northrop

"I was old enough to realize the national purpose of this country and I really wanted to be part of the big effort."

Name: 
Edward M. Northrop
Date of Birth:  9/2/27
Branch of Service:  Navy
Dates of Service:  May, 1951 to August, 1953
Location of Military Service:  United States and Korea

Mr. Northrop served during the Korean War as a Storekeeper 3rd Class.  He served on the
USS Warrick, a cargo ship.  His basic training was at Great Lakes Naval Training and then he was sent to Meyer Island Shipyards in San Francisco.  He was responsible for moving food and goods across the Pacific to re-supply troops.  His ship moved from Oakland, California to Sasebo, Japan.  He also served on the  USS Orleck.  He achieve
d the rank of SK3g.