As word spread of the wounding of the division mascot, the collective hearts of the men of the 102nd, especially Conroy’s, must have sunk wondering if they had seen the last of him. passed away peacefully with God on Saturday, September 19, 2020; beloved husband of Sabina (nee Margevicius) for 37 years; loving father of Still, Stubby remained devoted to Conroy, who called him his “closest comrade.”. Select this result to view Robert P Conroy's phone number, address, and more. Click a location below to find James more easily. As a stray, his life couldn’t have been easy, but he appeared to be a strong and healthy dog with a winning personality. A stowaway dog befriends Private James Robert "Bob" Conroy at the Connecticut National Guard camp at Yale University and the two become inseparable. When they landed Conroy was able to hide him in a blanket as they disembarked. Robert Conroy’s most popular book is Red Inferno: 1945. Extend your reach with The Wild Geese Irish Heritage Partnership. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Stubby also wins over the commanding officer and is soon made an official member of the 102nd Infantry of the 26th division. After he helped rouse Sgt. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for CPL James Robert Conroy (27 Feb 1892–25 Apr 1987), Find a Grave Memorial no. Col. John “Gatling Gun” Parker had earned his sobriquet, and high praise from Teddy Roosevelt, during the Spanish-American War. Genealogy profile for James Robert Conroy James Robert Conroy (1911 - 1998) - Genealogy Genealogy for James Robert Conroy (1911 - 1998) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Stubby wasn’t satisfied with just hanging around as a pet, however. Her publication list features six works of social justice history, two presidential history reference books, and a photobiography. Perhaps it was because Conroy was also an “orphan,” as his father had died in 1899 and his mother had passed away four years earlier. I'm pleased Madb has "second sight!". Thomas Conroy is associated with james robert conroy, theresa renee conroy, catherine ann brown and rebecca lynn vernier. document.write('<\/scr' + 'ipt>'); Sergeant Stubby: How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation by Ann Bausum 239 pages ★★ ½ “Sergeant” Stubby was a bull dog mix that played a small ... Read full review, I have always been fascinated by Stubby. googletag.defineSlot('/111100742/home_banner', [468, 60], 'banner').addService(googletag.pubads()); 0 Likes, Added by Declan Flattery Perhaps it was because Conroy was also an “orphan,” as his father had died in 1899 … An American dog was a little touch of home for the soldiers, many of whom probably left a dog at home. } else { The 1st and 2nd Connecticut National Guard had merged into the 102 Infantry Regiment. Terms of Service. Robert Conroy in Florida . It's been constant and consistent training, but  now things have settled in and it's been worth it: you get the dog you deserve, so to speak. I love that Robert always said of his war experience, "I was with Stubby.". document.write('