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George Lester Roese

George Lester Roese

Private George Lester Roese, son of Mary M. Futhey, 318 West Third street, Prophetstown, was born at Thomas, Bureau county, Ill., September 26, 1908, and moved to Tampico when a small boy. He attended the Tampico grade and high schools, graduating from high school. He was employed by the I.N.U. for sseveral years and was working in the gas department when inducted into the army June 23, 1942, leaving Sterling for Camp Grant July 6. From there he was sent to Camp Swift, Texas, where he was last located. His address may be obtained from his mother.

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