Rank and Name, Corporal Rolland Eugene Adkisson.
Unit/Placed in, US Air Corps (35th Bomber Squadron, 25th Bomber Group (Medium).
Rolland is born approx. on December 18, 1924 in Winona, Texas.
Father, Theodore L. Adkisson.
Mother, Bessie J. (Johnson) Adkisson.
Sister(s), Doris and Dorothy Adkisson.
Rolland enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 38478297.
Rolland ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were,
2ndLt. Charles L. Gottschalk Pilot
2ndLt. William K. Karr Co Pilot
2ndLt. Albert B. Mandel Navigator
2ndLt. Bruce Malenke Bombardier
Cpl. Harold Sawyer Engineer
Cpl. Sam R. Solomon Radio Operator
Cpl. Emanuel Sardis Top Turret Gunner
Cpl. Rolland E. Adkisson Right Waist Gunner
Cpl. John M. Bissell Left Waist Gunner
S/Sgt. Raymond Butler Tail Gunner
Rolland died non-Battle when he took off from from Goose Bay to Meeks Field (Iceland) on a Ferry Mission, but the never arrived his plane got lost on Oct. 22, 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.
Rolland is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.
A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.
Rolland has a Memorial Grave at Memory Park Cemetery, Longview, Harrison County, Texas, USA.
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