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CPL Roman Ducksworth, Jr

CPL Roman Ducksworth, Jr

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Death 9 Apr 1962 (aged 27–28)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 27073146 · View Source
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In Taylorsville, Mississippi, a Black military police office stationed in Maryland, was on leave to visit his sick wife when he was ordered off a bus by a police officer and shot dead. The police officer may have mistaken Ducksworth for a "freedom rider" who was testing bus desegregation laws.


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  • Created by: Donna
  • Added: 25 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27073146
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Roman Ducksworth, Jr (1934–9 Apr 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27073146, ; Maintained by Donna (contributor 46910450) Unknown.