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   CLIFFORD F. THROP, 82, of Hamburg, formerly of Pompton Plains, died Friday. He had been an associate engineer for Singer-Kearfott Corp., Little Falls, where he worked for 26 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the William F. Burke Masonic Lodge and Chapter 176 of the Order of the Eastern Star, both in Bogota, Saalam Temple A.A.O.N.M.S., Livingston, and Patriot Order 72 of the Sword of Bunker Hill, Hasbrouck Heights. He also was a member of Sabud Council 25, Hackensack, and Royal Arch Mason and Henry S. Haines Chapter 58, Bergenfield. Arrangements: M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains.

[The Record, Hackensack, NJ, 2 May 2004, Sun, Page 86]

[courtesy of "Kat"]

Columbarium niche marker for Clifford F. Throp in First Reformed Church Cemetery, Pompton Plains (Morris county), New Jersey.


Clifford registered for the draft in Jersey City, NJ on 30 June 1942 and was inducted into the Army at Newark, NJ on 14 November 1942.

On 26 October 1945, Pfc Throp was transferred from either the 504th PIR or 505th PIR [the transfer order comingled men without distinction of their prior regiment.]