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Sgt Roy W Woodruff
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1917
Newport
King County
Washington, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1945
Okinawa
Okinawa, Japan

Word has been received by Mrs. Emma Farrington Hargis of Route Three
Everett that her son, Sgt. Roy W. Woodruff, was killed in action April 27
on Okinawa. Sgt Woodfuff went into the service in January, 1942, and
received his basic training at the Armored Forces School at Fort Knox, Ky.
He was sent overseas in May of that year, assigned to the 763rd Tank
Battalion at Hawaii.
He saw action in the Philippines campaign and was with the 96th Division
at Okinawa when he was killed.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. June 10 at Trinity Episcopal Church.
In addition to his mother, Sgt. Woodruff is survived by his sister, Mrs.
Alice Fournier, 3931 Smith Avenue, and a brother, Alfred, of Republic.
He was born October 13, 1917, at Newport. He was a graduate of Everett
High School and also was a part-time student at Everett Junior college. He
was a member of Section one, RD 12247 Technocracy, Inc. Prier to entering
the service he was employed by the Walice Plywood company.

SGT. ROY W. WOODRUFF

The remains of the late Sgt, Roy W. Woodruff who was killed at Okinawa
April 27, 1945, will arrive in Everett late Tuesday. Sgt. Woodruff entered
the service in January, 1942, and received his basic training the Armored
Forces School at Fort Knox, Ky. He was sent overseas in May of that year,
assigned to the 763rd Tank Battalion at Hawaii. He saw action in the
Philippines campaign and was with the 96th Division at Okinawa at the time
of his death. In addition to his mother, Sgt. Woodruff is survived by his
sister, Mrs. Alice Fournier, 3931 Smith Avenue, and a brother, Alfred, of
Republic; and his grandmother, Mrs. Anna Faber of Route Three Everett.
Funeral services will be Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the funeral
home of Purdy and Walters. The Rev. Elroy Shikles of the First Baptist
Church will officiate. Burial will be in Cypress Lawn Cemetery. Old Guard
Post No. 2100, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will furnish military honors.
 
 
Burial:
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
Everett
Snohomish County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: lpost
Record added: Jan 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103081843
Sgt Roy W Woodruff
Added by: Rick Elwood
 
Sgt Roy W Woodruff
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Added by: Daryl Lee Nelson
 
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 23, 2013
Thank you for your service. You gave your last full measure of devotion to your country. K.I.A., April 27, 1945. Battle for Okinawa, WORLD WAR II.
- lpost
 Added: Jan. 4, 2013
 
 
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