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ROGERS, WILLIAM T.
M/Sgt. William T. Rogers, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Rogers.  Wife is the former Jerry Marion and son live in Mildred.  Entered service in 1942, training with Air Force at Wichita Falls, Patterson, N.J., and Colorado Springs.  Is now Line Chief of 21 Bomber Command, Guam.

Notes:

  • William Terrell Rogers
 
ROGERS, PAUL W.
S 1/C Paul W. Rogers, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Rogers, Purdon.  Wife is the former Duwinca Dallaway.  Attended Purdon School.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with the Navy at Savannah, Ga.  Served in Scotland, England, Belgium, Holland and Germany.  Has ETO Ribbon with stars.
ROJAS, ELIAS
Sgt. Elias Rojas, son of Mrs. Sarah H. Gonzales, graduated from Rice High School.  Wife is the former Theodora Cervantez.  Entered service, 1943.  Trained with Infantry at Camp Butler.  Served in Italy, France, Belgium, Germany and England.  Was wounded in Italy, 1944, in Germany, 1944, and in France 1945.  Awarded Purple Heart with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Inf. Combat Badge and Unit Presidential Citation.

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ROMAN, MALCOLM E., JR.
Y 2/C Malcolm E. Roman, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Roman, Sr., Corsicana.  Graduate of Stephen F. Austin College.  Entered service, 1943.  Trained with the Navy Seabees at Camp Perry, Va.  Served in Africa.  Now on duty at Camp Endicott, R.I.

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ROPER, J. H.
Pvt. J. H. Roper, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Roper, Kerens, wife is Gracie Roper.  Attended Coyuga School.  Entered the Army Aug., 1944, training at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma.  Now on duty in Germany.
 
ROPER, CHRIS W.
1st Lt. Chris W. Roper, son of Mr. George Roper.  Wife is the former Jo Carter.  Graduated from Corsicana High School, and attended S.M.U.  Entered service, 1940.  Trained with 79th Inf. Division, Brownwood and Ft. Benning.  Instructed at Camp Roberts.  Participated invasion of Cherbourg.  Wounded at St. Lo, 1944.  Has Purple Heart, two Battle Stars.
 
ROSAS, JESSIE O.
Pvt. Jessie O. Rosas, son of Mr. Jose Maria Rosas.  Entered the Cavalry July 30, 1944, training at Camp Roberts, Calif.  Served in Pacific theater and is now on duty in Philippine Islands.
 
ROSCOE, ROMIA L.
Sgt. Romia L. Roscoe, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. roscoe, was a graduate of Corsicana High School.  Wife is the former Jimmie Lou Bush.  Entered service, 1944.  Trained with Infantry at Ft. McClellan, Alabama.  Served in Germany.  Killed in action March 31, 1945.  Has Purple Heart, Presidential Citation, ETO Ribbon with Battle Star, Combat Inf. Badge and Good Conduct Ribbon.
 
ROSCOE, JOSHUA P.
Sgt. Joshua P. Roscoe, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Roscoe, entered service, 1942.  Trained with the Army at Camp Adair, Ft. Lewis.  Served in Letye and Philippines and is holder of Campaign Ribbons, Battle Star, Arrowhead and Good Conduct Ribbon.
 
ROMAN, GRAHAM D.
Pvt. Graham D. Roman, son of Mrs. D. F. Roman. Wife is the former Janelle Anderson, graduate of Corsicana High School. Entered service, 1944, training in the Army at Camp Fannin, Ft. Sill, and Ft. Meade. Served in France, England, Scotland, Iceland and New Foundland. Wounded 1945 in France. Now at McCloskey Hospital. Has Purple Heart, ETO Ribbon, and Combat Inf. Badge.

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ROSE, CLYDE A.
Pvt. Clyde A. Rose, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Rose, attended Chatfield School.  Entered the Army Air Corps in 1942, training at Waco Army Air Field, and Greensboro, N.C.  Served in N. Africa, Italy and Corsica.  Now on duty at Keesler Field.  Has EAME Ribbon, Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal and Presidential Citation.
 
ROSE, RICHARD M.
1st Lt. Richard M. Rose, son of Mrs. Edna Kersh.  Wife, the former Helen Russell, Corsicana.  Graduated at the former Helen Russell, Corsicana.  Graduated at Tulsa Okla.  Entered the Air COrps in 1940, training at Kelly Field, Ellington Field.  Big Spring, and Liberal, Kan., where he is now on duty.
 
ROSS, NELSON N.
Lt. (jg) Nelson N. Ross, son of Mrs. Sarah Ross, and husband of the former Rosa Hashop, graduated from Corsicana High School. Entered the Navy in 1942, training at Norfolk, Va., Portsmough, Va., Davisville, R.I. and Allentown, Pa. Is now on hospital duty at Portsmouth, VA.

Notes:

  • Nelson Nichols Ross - (1911 - 2002)
  • Obituary
 
ROSS, SOL. Jr.
S 1/C Sol Ross, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Sol Ross, Sr., attended Powell High School.  Entered the Navy Nov 17, 1943, training at USNTS, San Diego, Calif.  Served at Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Letyte.  Now assigned to U.S.S. Fanshaw Bay.
 
ROSS, TOMMY T.
RM 3/C Tommy T. Ross, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Ross, Corsicana.  Graduate of Corsicana High School. Entered service 1943, training with the Navy at San Diego.  Served on Iwo Jima and Okinawa.  Is now in South Pacific.
 
ROSS, ROZI
Sgt. Rozi Ross, son of Mrs. H. C. Ross.  Attended Powell School.  Entered service, 1942, training with Chemical Warfare at Camp Crower,Va.  Now at Camp Derick, Md.  Has good Conduct Medal.

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ROUGHTON, NELSON S.
S 1/C Nelson S. Roughton, son of Mrs. M. M. Roughton, Corsicana.  Wife, the former Vernon Griffin.  Graduate of Corsicana High School and Tyler Commercial College.  Entered service, 1944.  Trained with the Navy Intelligence at San Diego, Calif.  Served in Hawaii.
 
ROUNTREE, TOM F.
S/Sgt. Tom F. Rountree, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Rountree, graduated from Dawson.  Entered the Air Corps in 1944, training at Sheppard Field, Tex., Kingman, Arizona, and Tampa, Fla.  Now at Souix Falls, S.D.  Has Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters, ETO Ribbon with 5 Battle Stars.
 
ROUNTREE, CHARLES T.
1st Lt. Charles T. Rountree, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Rountree.  Graduated from Dawson High School.  Entered the Air Corps in 1942, training at Bombardier School, Midland and Monroe, La.  Served in England.  Discharged July, 1945.  Has Air Medal, Silver Cluster and ETO Ribbon.
 
ROXBURGH, JOHN A.
1st Lt. John A. Roxburgh, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Roxburg, Corsicana.  Wife, the former Jerome House.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Mobilized with Natl Guard in 1940, training at Camp Bowie, Camp Carson and Ft. Sill.  Discharged and is now in hospital in Missouri.
 

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