Ned Rose - Honored in 2008
John P. St. John Memorial High School
Class of 1942
(Nov. 28, 1923 – Jan. 22, 2008)
While serving in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II, Staff Sgt. Rose was one of 857 in a division of more than 11,000 men who survived the Battle of the Bulge. He earned numerous medals and citations for his actions and bravery in combat including the Silver Star, two French Legion of Merit Medals, and the Belgium Legion of Merit Medal. Following the war, he served as owner and president of Rose Construction which was founded by his father in 1924.