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Pvt Rowland Newton Casper
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Birth: May 20, 1924
Warren
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1945, Philippines

From: Warren Tribune Chronicle
Issue: Tue, 13 Mar 1945, 2:5

Nine More Trumbull County War Casualties Announced

A Warren youth and two other soldiers from the county were today reported killed in action while six others were listed as wounded....

Killed in Action:
Pvt. Rowland Casper, 235 York NW

Killed in Philippines

Pvt. Casper, 19-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. H.N. Casper, 235 York NW, was killed in action in the Philippines Feb. 18, while serving with the First Cavalry Division.

The last letter his parents received from him was written on the day he died.

The young soldier entered the service in September, 1943, shortly after graduation from Harding High. He went overseas in April, 1944.

Born May 20, 1924, Pvt. Casper worked at the Rowland Grocery, W. Market, during the summer before he entered service.

He is survived by his parents and two sisters, Annabell and Carolyn at home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Howard Newton Casper (1898 - 1978)
  Grace Jane Rowland Casper (1900 - 1987)
 
 Sibling:
  Rowland Newton Casper (1924 - 1945)
  Carolyn M. Casper Snyder (1928 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
1st. Cav. Div. 5th Reg.
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Warren
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Deborah (Vetrone) Long
Originally Created by: Gina Jean
Record added: Oct 03, 2013
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Pvt Rowland Newton Casper
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Pvt Rowland Newton Casper
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Pvt Rowland Newton Casper
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-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 15, 2014
NARA Home of Record: Trumbull County, Ohio...Killed In Action...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Aug. 12, 2014

- Deborah (Vetrone) Long
 Added: May. 8, 2014
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