LtCol Louis Edward Roemer

LtCol Louis Edward Roemer

Delaware, USA
Death 22 Jan 1945 (aged 43)
At Sea
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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Louis, who resided at 1002 Madison Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Lieutenant Colonel with the 423rd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division, Chemical Warfare Service, Philippine Scouts, U.S. Army during World War II.

He "Died of Starvation" while a Japanese POW after the fall of Bataan on a prison ship off the coast of Formosa during the war.

He had served in the Army for twenty-two years at the time of his death and was decorated with the "Legion of Merit", "Bronze Star", Purple Heart and the Prisoner Of War Medal.

Service # O-015081

Son of Frederick Carl Roemer and Louise Hill Roemer.

Husband of Mary Virginia Davis Roemer.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56777409
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LtCol Louis Edward Roemer (26 Mar 1901–22 Jan 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56777409, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .