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Larry Jay Roach

Private First Class, Army

Born: January 27, 1920
Hometown: Albemarle County, VA
Entered: February 20, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: June 7, 1944
Died In: Normandy, France
Awards: Purple Heart

Private First Class Roach served with the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division.

He was employed as a farmer near Alexandria, Virginia before the war.

He is buried in Mount Paran United Methodist Church Cemetery, Ruckersville, Virginia.

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