Roland King

King, Roland R

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: 42d Cavalry Recon Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)

WWII PH Medal

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Date of birth: 19 November 1918

Hometown: Garland, Utah

Married: Vivian Maria

Campaign: WWII

Died: 9 September 1944

Age at death: 25

Cause of death: Died of wounds received in action

Location of fatality: Pont St Vincent, France

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Place of interment: Garland Cemetery in Garland, Texas

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