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Carroll, Roger L. (Second World War correspondence, photographs and other materials
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This collection contains correspondence, photographs, service documents and other materials relating to PFC Roger L. Carroll, USA during the Second World War.
Private First Class Roger Leroy Carroll, United States Army (3/2/1922 - 4/16/1969) was born in Potsdam, Ohio and was a student in high school when he entered the Ohio National Guard on October 6, 1940, with Company M 148th Infantry which was mobilized into the US Army on October 15. Carroll trained at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi until May 1941 and Amazon Park, California for two weeks until departing the US on May 26 aboard the USS President Coolidge to the Fiji Islands. He later boarded the USS John Penn for Guadalcanal and arrived in New Georgia in July 1942.
0.2 Linear feet (3 folders)
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