Obituaries

 

 

Private Homer G. Roland

 

Private Homer G. Roland

Pvt. Homer G. Roland is mentioned on the following pages on the GW site:
http://iagenweb.org/greatwar/cemeteries/MP1930-L-Z.htm http://iagenweb.org/greatwar/cemeteries/Suresnes_Cemetery.htm
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Rev. J. S. Leamer and son Bruce V. Leamer of Clinton are visitors at the M.O. Roland home on Burlington street. Bruce Leamer took care of Homer Roland who died while in service in France, and was one of the last persons to see the popular Iowa City young man alive. Leamer was with Camp Hospital No. 4 in Paris. Homer Roland was the first Iowa man that Leamer saw in France and a warm friendship sprang up between the two men following the meeting.

~Iowa City Citizen, September 10, 1919

Iowa City, Oct 9 - Mrs. Mabel White has returned from a summer's outing in Europe. At Paris, she visited the American cemetery and found well-kept the grave of her nephew, Sergt. Homer Rolland, formerly of Iowa university, a son of Alderman and Mrs. M.O. Roland of Iowa City.

~Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, October 9, 1922

Notes:
Roland, Private Homer G. Died base hospital No. 4, France, Dec. 24, 1918. Parents, Alderman and Mrs. M.O. Roland, Iowa City.

 

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