Roland Oliver Proctor
Machinist's Mate 2nd Class, Navy
Hometown: Newport News
Served In: World War II
Missing In Action Date: December 26, 1943
Casualty Date: December 27, 1944
Died In: off Cape Gloucester, New Britain
Awards: Purple Heart
Machinist’s Mate Second Class Proctor served aboard the USS Brownson (DD-518) when it was bombed and sunk by a Japanese D3A2 Val aircraft on December 26, 1943.
His name is etched on the Walls of the Missing in the Manila American Cemetery, Philippines.