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PFC John E Roush
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1917
Death: Jul. 16, 1944

From the August 8, 1944 Front page of the Le Mars Semi Weekly
Sentinel

Pvt. John Roush
Killed In France
While In Battle

Son Of Former
Veteran Rural
Mail Carrier

Pfc. John (Jack) Roush, LeMars
youth, member of Company K, was
killed in action July 16 while serving
in the army in Normandy, The
news of his death was received by
Mrs. O. J . Schultz of Stanton town-
ship, in a letter from her sister. Mrs.
Fred Dahlin, of West Bend, Ind., the
mother of Pvt. Roush. Pvt. Roush
was a son of the late Merle and
Mrs. Roush and spent most of his
life in LeMars. Merle Roush was a
well known rural mail carrier in Le Mars
for over twenty-five years and
died about five years ago. His wife
and children subsequently moved to
Omaha and then to Northfield,
Minr^.
Jack Roush was born in Le Mars,
Novehiber 7, 1918, where he grew
up and received his education. He
enlisted in Company K and went
with the first contingent from Plymouth
county to Camp Claiborne, La.,
and served with other members of
the company in Ireland, England
and North Africa and France. He
was transferred to Company F when
ordered to Normandy.
Besides his mother he leaves a
sister, Arlene Roush, who is employed
in Minneapolis. 
 
Inscription:
IOWA
PFC 133 INF 34 DIV
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Memorial Cemetery
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 13 Military Plot
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Nov 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100491011
PFC John E Roush
Added by: Tim Cook
 
PFC John E Roush
Added by: Tim Cook
 
PFC John E Roush
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Added by: Paula Curcio
 
 
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