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HQ COMPANY, 1st BATTALION - CAMP MACKALL, 1943 (or other location as noted)
Curtis T. Ramzy
1940
Pvt George P. Rasmussen Pvt Leroy J. Reif Pvt Gerald B. Replogle 2/Lt Walter E. Revis
at time of commissioning in National Guard
Pfc John W. Rice, Jr. Cpl W. E. Ricketts SSgt Ralph D. Ritchie
Cadre Member
Pvt James Roberts
taken in 1942 before his transfer to the 508th
Pvt James C. Roberts
PFC James C. Roberts
Taken ca. 1942, Jim proudly wears his hard earned jump wings in this classic sepia tone portrait. 
  
Jim served was a member of an .81 mm mortar squad from 1942 -45.  He jumped on D-Day and landed near St. Mere Eglise.  He jumped again in Operation Market Garden.  It was there he earned the nickname "Doc" when one of his buddies was wounded and he stopped to help. 
   He spent another year in the army after the war training paratroopers on the "big tower" at Fort Benning.
"Pappy" Johnson (r) and Jim Roberts (l)
ca. 1945 or 1946
at Fort Benning Georgia, Both men were trainers on the High Tower.
Jim Roberts posed in this studio setting in Chartres, a little town about 40 miles outside of Paris.
   The photo was taken near to or after the end of the war in Europe.
Pvt Emmanuel F. Rogers Cadet Donald E. Rose
as a Captain, was artillery liaison officer with 1st Bn, 508th Infantry in Vietnam
1/Lt Gerard A. Ruddy 2/Lt James F. Russell  

   

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