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John Henry Roth


"John Henry Roth, Sr., a 67 year resident of Langhorne, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2015 at his home. He was 94 years young.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Charles F. and Elizabeth K. (Hart) Roth. John graduated from Northeast High School for Boys, Philadelphia in 1939, studied at Drexel University, until WWII cut short his time to fully complete his studies and earn a degree in Engineering. He was a veteran of World War II, having served 1943 to 1945 in the European
Theater of Operations with the 8th Army Air Corp, 1st Air Division, Headquarters Squadron, as a Reconnaissance Analyst, stationed at Brampton Grange, England.


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  • Brampton Grange

    Military site : non-airfield
    The First Air Division HQ was established at the Grange Hotel, Brampton and very quickly became operational on 15th June 1942 under the command of Colonel Claude E Duncan; on 19th August, Brampton was officially activated as the First Bomb Wing...


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20 January 2016 12:29:38 Jeff Hawley Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and media associations

1st Air Division Archives (Roth Family photos)