Victor Thorp joined the US Army (AAC) directly out of High-school in 1935. He was wed to Gertrude "Corky" McCorkle on 7 Dec. 1940 and served inn the AAC during WWII. Victor F Thorp was then in the NATIONAL GUARD in the Federal Service after the War ended.
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 15017313 NAME; THORP, VICTOR F ___ RESIDENCE: STATE; OHIO: COUNTY; WILLIAMS; PLACE OF ENLISTMENT; GULFPORT AAF MISSISSIPPI; DATE OF ENLISTMENT 10 Nov. 1945; GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION; SGT# Sergeant ENLISTMENT; 1 One year enlistment; SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL; National Guard in Federal Service, within 3 months of Discharge; NATIVITY; OHIO YEAR OF BIRTH; 1918; RACE AND CITIZENSHIP; White, citizen EDUCATION; 4 years of high school; CIVILIAN OCCUPATION Skilled occupations in manufacture of electrical machinery and accessories, n.e.c.; MARITAL STATUS; Single; COMPONENT OF THE ARMY; Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Name of Deceased: Victor Fay Thorp
Age at Death: 88
Death Date: 4 Sep 2006
Obituary Date: 10 Sep 2006
Newspaper Title: Bryan Times, The
Newspaper Location: Bryan, OH, US
Birth Date: 8 Mar 1918
Victor Fay Thorp
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Victor Fay Thorp, 88, of Glendale, died Monday, Sept. 4,
He was born March 8, 1918, in Bridgewater Township, Ohio, and was married
to his late wife, Eleanor, for 56 years.
A U.S. Air Force veteran, he retired from ITT Cannon as a quality control
inspector. Surviving are four children, Mrs. John (Ginger) Cloud, Mrs. Ken
(Dottie) Anderson, Robert Victor (and wife, Lindsay) Thorp and Vickie Thorp;
10 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Phyllis of Ohio.
Funeral services were to be held today at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the
Chimes Mortuary, Glendale.
Department of Veterans' Affairs
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THORP, VICTOR F __ S SGT US ARMY AIR FORCES
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/08/1918 -- DATE OF DEATH: 09/04/2006
BURIED AT: WEST RESTHAVEN CEMETERY
6450 WEST NORTHERN AVENUE GLENDALE, AZ 85301
Vic is remembered by his loving daughter Vickie Thorp, who is excelling in the Ancestry part of the family and a success at that. DAUGHTERS. . . Daughters hold an extra-special place in their heart for their "Daddies" no matter the time.... then or now. God Bless you Vickie!