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Fredrick Rolla Acridge
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1915
Fort Scott
Bourbon County
Kansas, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1949
Burlington
Coffey County
Kansas, USA

Email fm Mary Pitt, sister, 27 Jul 2012:
"Rolla was on a fire ship which was under attack and was operating a deck gun. A shell from an attacking Zero landed on the deck in front of him and blew. He was badly burned and totally blinded for quite a spell, according to the nurse who was kind enough to write home for him. He did recover and was sent back to sea. After the war, he came home, got a job in a Burlington garage and settled down with his wife and two kids. One morning he went to work, walked in the door, and dropped dead on the floor. When Margaret was told, screamed, "Oh, my God! I just got pregnant last night!" Their third child was born just 9 months later. She was heroic and raised all three of those kids by herself. According to the autopsy, Rolla had died of a "blood clot." 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred Lewis Acridge (1883 - 1942)
  Mary Leona Pyle Acridge (1887 - 1965)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret M. Garn Acridge (1925 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Webber Acridge (1907 - 1987)*
  Ethel Florence Acridge Evans (1909 - 1965)*
  Joseph Earl Acridge (1911 - 1986)*
  Ruby Alice Acridge (1913 - 1915)*
  Fredrick Rolla Acridge (1915 - 1949)
  Vern Edgar Acridge (1918 - 2003)*
  LeRoy Howard Acridge (1922 - 1985)*
  Ralph Leonard Acridge (1924 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship

COX, US NAVY
 
Burial:
Fort Scott National Cemetery
Fort Scott
Bourbon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 2, 0, 1729
 
Maintained by: Doni Wright
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 255230
Fredrick Rolla Acridge
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Fredrick Rolla Acridge
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Fredrick Rolla Acridge
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 Added: Sep. 28, 2012
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