Kurr, Fred L.

Fred L. Kurr U.S. Army WWII
Fred L. Kurr U.S. Army WWII

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Date of Birth: 11/29/1917
Died On: 4/1/1983
Street Address: 66 Milton (BlindBrook apts)
Service Number: 32226899
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-350

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
Fred L. Kurr

Fred L. Kurr was born in New York November 29, 1917 to Fred and Suzanne Burpee Kurr. He had a brother David and a sister Katherine and in Rye his family lived at 66 Milton (Blind Brook Apts).

Fred was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1935. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Lieut. Fred L Kurr, Jr. Married in Puerto Rico
PUERTO RICO—The Chapel at Fort Bundy was the scene of a lovely ceremony recently when Alicia Matta Veve, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luis C. Matta of Fajardo, P. R. became the bride of Fred L. Kurr, Jr., Lieutenant, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred L. Kurr of Blind Brook Lodge, Rye, New York. Chaplain Joseph C. Noll officiated before a notable company of guests.

Miss Matta, member of a prominent Puerto Rican family, received her education at the Fajardo High School and at the Sacred Heart College in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Lieutenant Kurr received his preparatory education at Rye High School, and both his A.B. and Master's degrees at Dartmouth College. He entered the service in 1942. After serving for approximately nine months as an enlisted man, he was graduated from the Coast Artillery Officer Candidate School at Fortress Monroe and has been stationed in the Caribbean Area since December 1942.

The Rye Chronicle Friday, February 16, 1945

The couple remained in Puerto Rico and raised a family.

Fred L. Kurr died in PR on April 1, 1983 and was buried at the Puerto Rico National Cemetery, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

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