George William Roth

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 03/03/1945

 

 

George W. Roth was born on April 27, 1911 in Hume, Edgar County, Illinois.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

His home of residence was listed as Indianapolis, Indiana.

Private Roth was killed in action in Germany in an area south of Weinsheim
on March 3, 1945.

George W. Roth's older brother Dall G. "Dallas" Roth was killed in action the next day, March 4, 1945,
in Germany in the vicinity of the town of Enzen, while serving in Company C 309th Infantry
78th Infantry Division .

 

Newspaper clipping from The Terre Haute Star, Terre Haute, Indiana Monday April 4, 1949

By kromine from the Find A Grave website

 

 

George W. Roth was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Illinois on April 6, 1949.

Burial:
Young America Cemetery
Hume
Edgar County
Illinois

 

Grave marker for George W. Roth

Photo by Kim Romine from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

The Roth Family plot at Young America Cemetery
George's brother Dall who was also killed in action is on the far left.

Photo by Kim Romine from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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