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*CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR

Claude Cemetery
Armstrong County,
Texas

Charles Howard Roan
August 16, 1923 - September 18, 1944
Marine Private First Class
Winn, Congressional Medal Of Honor For Heroism During The allied Forces'
Invasion Of Peleliu, In The Western Pacific, In World War II. On July 21,
1945, He Was Decorated Posthumously By Presentation Of His Medal To His
Mother, Armstrong County, Texas, Treasurer, Mrs. Lillabel Roan, In Claude.
A Navy Destroyer in 1946 Was Christened With His Name. Private Roan's Grave
is in the Marine Cemetery, Peleliu Island.
Recorded - 1970
State Historical Survey Committee

Contributed on 5/17/15

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Record #: 68828

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Submitted: 5/17/15 • Approved: 11/3/15 • Last Updated: 3/23/18 • R68828-G0-S3

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