HARRY A. OTT, JR.
ELLWOOD CITTY --- Harry A. Ott, Jr, 63, of 320
Stiefel Ave, died at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the Ellwood City Hospital.
Mr. Ott was born Jan. 21, 1914, in Ellwood City to the late Harry
A. and Caroline Hasbach Ott, Sr.
Prior to his retirement in 1971, Mr. Ott was employed in hot mill
department for the Ellwood Works of United Steel for 35 years.
He served in World War II as an Army paratrooper in the 509th Infantry
Battalion and also served in Europe.
He is survived by his wife Shirley G. Steiner Ott; two sons,
Raymond H of Euclid, Ohio and Jerry E. of Phoenix; two brothers, Charles
W, of Ellwood City and Paul of Hobart, Ind.; two sisters, Mrs. Wayne
(Marge) Morris of Beaver Falls and Miss Evelyn Ott of Glenfield, Pa. and
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the
Kenneth C. Turner Funeral Home, 500 Sixth St. Services will be
held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the funeral home with the Rev. Howard O.
Parker of the Knox Presbyterian Church officiating.
Interment will be in the Locust Grove Cemetery.
[ courtesy of "LAB"]
Burial record and grave marker for Harry A. Ott in Locust Grove
Cemetery, Ellwood City (Beaver county), Pennsylvania.
Harry enlisted in the Army at Pittsburgh, PA on 27 May
On 16 February 1945, Pfc Ott was transferred from the
509th PIR to Company E, 508th PIR.
Pfc Ott was later transferred from Company E to
the 14th Replacement Depot on 9 October 1945.
His military decorations include the Good Conduct
Medal awarded on 23 May 1945.
On 18 January 1950, Harry submitted this Pennsylvania WWII Veterans
Bonus application. He was credited with 9 months of domestic duty
and 20 months of foreign service entitling him to a $390 bonus.