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Lieut Richard Lee Roth

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Lieut Richard Lee Roth

  • Birth 23 Mar 1931 Henry County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 10 Sep 1952 South Korea
  • Burial Lockridge, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 35411950

21-year old Marine Corps Second Lieutenant R. E. Roth was one of six naval aviators, of one flight, killed when his F9F Panther jet slammed into a fog-covered mountain near Airfield K-3 (Pohang), South Korea.

2nd Lt. Roth was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Frank L. Roth, Lockridge, Iowa.

Burial Source: The Mt. Pleasant News, Mt. Pleasant, IA, Friday Evening, Jan. 9, 1953, p. 1, Col. 7, "Plan Military Rites Monday For Lt. Richard Roth".

Thanks to contributor mokennehan (#47119719) for the burial information.


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Gravesite Details Interment scheduled for 12 JAN 1953.

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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 1 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35411950
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Richard Lee Roth (23 Mar 1931–10 Sep 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35411950, citing Lockridge Cemetery, Lockridge, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) .