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Grover Allen Orndorff

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Title

Grover Allen Orndorff

Subject

Orndorff, Grover Allen (1913-1999)
Soldiers - United States - Virginia - Shenandoah County

Description

Photo of a photograph of Grover Allen Orndorff in his U.S. Army uniform.

Grover was from Zepp, Virginia, and the youngest of 11 children. His parents were Rhesa A. (1866-1949) and Emma S. (Hill) (1871-1953) Orndorff. His father farmed.

Grover served from 1942-1945 as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army. He was wounded and received a Purple Heart, awarded for his WWII heroism.

After the war, he returned to Zepp where he lived when he married Charlotte Virginia Hyde (1930-1995) in 1948. Charlotte was born in Martinsburg to Braden and Eva Virginia (Reedy) Hyde. When she married Grover, she worked in a garment factory and lived in Woodstock.

The couple had two sons, Roger and Carlton Orndorff. As of 2003, both of his sons lived in the Cedar Creek Valley. Both Grover and his wife are buried in Zepp.

Creator

Morrison Studio

Source

Morrison Studio Collection - Shenandoah County Historical Society

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

WWII

Contributor

Identified by Shelby Hollar who was the subject's great niece.
Additional biographical information compiled from public records.

Rights

IN COPYRIGHT - NON-COMMERCIAL USE PERMITTED

Identifier

003151

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Glass Negatives

Citation

Morrison Studio, “Grover Allen Orndorff,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed May 22, 2024, https://archives.countylib.org/items/show/29278.

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