Roger N. Lawrence

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  • Sergeant Major
  • Served: June 1943 – December 1945
  • World War II – Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland
  • Decorations and Citations:  Victory Medal European Theater; Ribbon with 3 Bronze Battle Stars; Bronze Service Arrowhead; 3 Overseas Service Bars; Good Conduct Ribbon;
    Croix de Guerre with Palm.

Roger grew up in Thorp, Wisconsin and graduated from Marquette University.  He married Rita Slota and had 4 children, 2 of which also served in the military.  Upon retirement he and Rita spent many summers in Presque Isle, their “Golden Pond”.