This collection contains the correspondence of Sgt. Bernard F. Roberts, USA written to his wife, Cecile. The collection includes
photos and military documents.
Sergeant Bernard Francis Roberts, United States Army (1/15/1912 - 1/19/1992) was born Bernard F. Romanowicz in Chelsea, MA.
He lived in Everett, MA until his early 20s. He attended MIT for one year. He enlisted on October 13, 1942, and was discharged
on December 8, 1945. He served as a radio repairman in Normandy, Northern France, the Rhineland, and Central Europe. He met
his wife, Cecile Cruke, during his service in Brussels, Belgium in October 1944. They were married in the village of Munte,
Belgium on April 21, 1945. Bernard Roberts returned to the United States in December of 1945 and Cecile, while six months
pregnant, followed shortly behind arriving around January 1946.