Clay County

Sgt. Roland J. Peterson




These Iowans, like those pictured here on previous Sundays, have given their lives for their country. They are men who have died in actual combat or in prison camps. The fourth line under each name designates the theatre of war in which they were serving. Other pictures will be published later.

Source: The DesMoines Register, Sunday, February 13, 1944  (photo included)

Roland John Peterson was born Dec. 16, 1918 to Roland Archibald and Margaret Katherine Gerber Peterson. He died Apr. 9, 1943.

Sgt. Peterson served with the U.S. Army 133rd Infantry, 34th Division, Co. D and was KIA in Fondouk Pass, Tunisia, North Africa area in World War II.