The Resource Richard A. Rocker papers, (manuscript)

Richard A. Rocker papers, (manuscript)

Label
Richard A. Rocker papers, 1945
Title
Richard A. Rocker papers
Inclusive dates
1945
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains a scrapbook containing photographs and written narrative. An additional 46 photographs with annotations, as well as 45 photographs of the Italian Campaign (some taken by Lt. Kerr Sparks) are included
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Richard A. Rocker was born in New York City, N.Y. on August 15, 1911. At the time of his enlistment in New York City on June 16, 1942, he had completed four years of college, was single and working as a telephone or electrical power lineman. He joined Company E of the 87th Infantry Regiment at Fort Lewis, Wash. During his time with the 10th Mountain Division, Rocker also served with the Mountain Training Group, the 10th Medical Battalion, and the 87th Infantry Regiment. With the Mountain Training Group, Rocker participated in the legendary Leadville to Aspen trek in the Spring of 1944. In italy, he received a battelfield promotion to 2nd Lieutenant. Rocker was wounded in action and received a Silver Star Medal for his actions near Mount Croce on April 15, 1945. He died on July 27, 1994 in Sun City, Ariz.
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DPL
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1911-1994
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Rocker, Richard A.
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1911-1994
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Rocker, Richard A.
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  • Rocker, Richard A
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
Richard A. Rocker papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 photo box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Richard Rocker;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn757840546
  • (OCoLC)757840546
Label
Richard A. Rocker papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 photo box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Richard Rocker;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn757840546
  • (OCoLC)757840546

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