New York, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1943|
Los Angeles County
Edmund served as a Private in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Monroe County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on November 27, 1940, prior to the war, in Rochester, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Lithographer and also as Single, without dependents.
He died in the "Line Of Duty" as a result of a non-battle related incident during the war.
Service # 32027092
Evening Recorder - Amsterdam NY - October 13, 1943
CANAJOHARIE - Oct 13 - Funeral services for Pvt Edmund S. Roche, 24, son of Edmund J. Roche of this village, will be held Friday morning at 10 o'clock at SS Peter and Paul's Church, where a requiem mass will be celebrated by Rev. James R. Gazeley, pastor. Burial will be in SS. Peter and Paul's cemetery.
Pvt Roche died Tuesday, October 5, in a Los Angeles hospital following injuries Monday night while he was on guard duty during a blackout, and was struck by a car driven by a civilian, according to a telephone conversation between his father and the commanding officer at the San Fernando, Calif, post where Pvt Roche was a member of the First Battalion Headquarters Company of the 174th Infantry. No explanation was given for the delay in sending the body, which is expected to arrive at the Lenz funeral home Thursday.
( Burial & Info found by: Anne Cady )
Saint Peter and Paul Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Aug 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74434943