Interviewees

Granetz, Sidney

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  • College/Year: RC '48
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Granetz, Sidney (June 30, 2005)
  • Conflict(s): Korean War
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army
  • Theater(s): Korean
  • US Army Division: 25th Infantry
  • US Army Company: 25th Signal

Description:
Mr. Granetz was born in New Brunswick, NJ, and raised in Raritan Borough, NJ.  He studied electrical engineering at Rutgers on the GI Bill and earned his degree and an Army ROTC commission in 1948.  He immediately went on active duty and served overseas on Guam before returning to Fort Monmouth, NJ.  When the Korean War broke out shortly thereafter, he was recalled and sent to Korea with the 25th Signal Company where he worked in radio repair and maintenance.  After his discharge, he spent his career in his family's furniture/shopping center business.