Private Homer G. Roland
Pvt. Homer G. Roland is mentioned on the following
pages on the GW site:
Rev. J. S. Leamer and son Bruce V. Leamer of Clinton
are visitors at the M.O. Roland home on Burlington street. Bruce Leamer
took care of Homer Roland who died while in service in France, and was
one of the last persons to see the popular Iowa City young man alive.
Leamer was with Camp Hospital No. 4 in Paris. Homer Roland was the
first Iowa man that Leamer saw in France and a warm friendship sprang
up between the two men following the meeting.
~Iowa City Citizen, September 10, 1919
Iowa City, Oct 9 - Mrs. Mabel White has returned from a summer's outing
in Europe. At Paris, she visited the American cemetery and found
well-kept the grave of her nephew, Sergt. Homer Rolland, formerly of
Iowa university, a son of Alderman and Mrs. M.O. Roland of Iowa City.
~Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, October 9, 1922
Roland, Private Homer G. Died base hospital No. 4, France, Dec. 24,
1918. Parents, Alderman and Mrs. M.O. Roland, Iowa City.