US PARAS Bender, Roger J.

The Greatest Raid of All
By C E Lucas Phillips

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Bender
  • FORENAME
Roger J.
  • UNIT
517 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company E)
  • RANK
Staff Sergeant
  • NUMBER
35142874
  • DATE OF DEATH
8th February 1945
  • AGE
21
  • GRAVESITE
Valhalla Memory Gardens,Bloomington,Monroe County,Indiana
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Carroll County,Indiana
born 28.4.1923 Indiana
son of Albert Bender and Mrs Guy Dooley
husband of Betty (nee Bell) Bender
graduated Bloomington High School 1941
employed by Defense Plant,Indianapolis
state champion wrestler
entered service 1943
award Bronze Star
KIA Belgium
 
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