Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Roland Pearce was born in Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina on October 20, 1917.
He was drafted into the Army on
February 12, 1942 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
His home of residence was listed as Onslow County, North Carolina and his
civilian occupation was listed as Unskilled Sawmill Occupations.
He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private First Class Pearce died on July 9, 1944 of wounds received in action in France.
Roland Pearce was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block J Row 2 Grave 22 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot E Row 10 Grave 26
Grave marker for
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