Virginia Heroes

Roger Freeland Tapscott

Technician, Fifth Grade, Army

Born: August 26, 1916
Hometown: Albemarle County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: June 15, 1944
Died In: Normandy, France
Awards: Purple Heart

T/5 Tapscott served with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne. He worked for Swift & Co in Washington D.C. before the war.

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