Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Edwin Arthur Wroe

US Army. American

Born  12 Feb 1919Dunbar, PA
Died  30 Aug 2004(85)

Roster information listed for Edwin Arthur Wroe

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
JackArmy transportPassenger27 May 1942U-558 (1)

Personal information

Edwin Arthur Wroe served in the US Army from 7 September 1940 to 5 September 1944 when he received a medical discharge with disability compensation. He had spent 34 days on a raft with seven survivors after the sinking of Jack, as only survivor of an US Army detail aboard to protect classified cargo.


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Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats