EDWARD ROCHE DIES; RETIRED COLONEL, 67
Graduate of West Point in 1897 is Stricken in Washington
WASHINGTON, March 29, 1941 – The death here yesterday of Colonel A. Roche, USA, retired, in Emergency Hospital was announced by the War Department today. He was 67 years old.
Colonel Roche was graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, in 1897. He retired as a Major in April 1920, but was recalled to active duty in the same year for a few months, and then promoted to the rank of Colonel.
He leaves a widow, Mrs. Rose Roche of Hyattsville, Maryland. A military funeral service and burial will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.
ROCHE, EDWARD A
COL USA, RET
DATE OF DEATH: 03/28/1941
BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4499-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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