Roland R Hosterman was born on SEP 1897. His parents were Ulysses Henry Hosterman (1871-1941) and Jennie Grace Hosterman (1870-1926). He had two brothers; Harold and John and one sister; Grace. Roland served in the 140th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division. He went overseas from Brooklyn on the troopship Schropshire on 25-APR 1918. Roland was killed in action with purple heart on 28-SEP 1918. He was 21 years old. From American Soldiers of World War I: Killed in Action. “Honor States” indicates residency of enlistment as St. Charles County. Service number 1462330. Hosterman is buried in Plot E Row 8 Grave 5 in the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery in Romagne France.
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