Plymouth County

Leo "Fritz" Mayrose




Seaman Fritz Mayrose and his wife arrived here Saturday morning for a visit in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mayrose. He has completed his training at Great Lakes, in the fire control school. He will remain here until Wednesday. Seaman Mayrose said he has received shipping orders, but naturally can not name the ship. Mrs. Mayrose will make her home in Chicago.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, July 12, 1943


Relatives received word that Fritz Mayrose was promoted from FC2c to FC2c in the U.S. Navy.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, February 19, 1945

Leo Mayrose, E. M. 2/c, arrived Saturday morning from the west coast to spend a 20-day furlough in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mayrose.  Leo has spent almost 5 years in the Pacific.  He was on the Hornet when it was sunk, and as member of that carrier’s crew, he participated in the first bombing of Tokyo.  He has been in several major battles, and uncounted minor fights.  He hopes to get assigned to shore duty after he reports back.

Source: The LeMars Globe-Post, April 23, 1945


Leo Mayrose, EM 2/c, arrived in LeMars Saturday to spend a 20-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mayrose, formerly of Remsen. Leo has spent almost five years in the Navy, principally in the Pacific. He was a member of the ill-fated Hornet when it sunk. He has been in numerous major battles. He expects to be assigned to shore duty after reporting back.

Source: LeMars Sentinel, May 4, 1945