Roll, George, BGen

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1954-1959, 9903, 9th Marine Regiment
Service Years
1935 - 1959
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Arctic Circle Certificate (Bluenose)
Decommissioning Certificate
Panama Canal Certificate
Shellback Certificate
Iwo Jima Certificate

Brigadier General


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by CWO2 Philip E. Montroy to remember Marine BGen George Roll.

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Contact Info
Home Town
West View
Last Address
Middleton Place, NC

Date of Passing
Sep 13, 2008
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin (20 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Shellback Bluenose

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
After his retirement from the Marine Corps in October 1959, BGen Roll was recruited by the AMJ Corporation. he had along, successful career with the company, retiring as Executive Vice President and the Board of Directors.
Other Comments:
At the time of his death in 2008, BGen Roll was survived by his second wife (Elinor), his brother (Father Bertin Roll (OFM Capuchin), two daughters, three step-children, ten grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.
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 Unit Assignments
USMC (United States Marine Corps)/Formal SchoolsIII MEF/1st Marine BrigadeHQ FMFPACMARDET (Afloat)
US Army Command and General Staff CollegeMCB Quantico, VA5th Marine Division2nd Marine Division
3rd Amphibious Corps (III AC)I MEF/1st Marine DivisionMarForResHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC/H&S BnIII MEF/3rd Marine Division9th Marine Regiment
  1935-1936, 0301, Basic School for Marine Officers, Philadelphia Navy Yard
  1936-1936, 0302, III MEF/1st Marine Brigade
  1936-1937, 0302, HQ FMFPAC
  1937-1939, 0702, III MEF/1st Marine Brigade
  1939-1941, 0702, MarDet USS Utah (BB-31)
  1941-1942, 9905, Training and Testing Regiment, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico
  1942-1943, 9905, US Army Command and General Staff College
  1943-1944, 9905, HQ Bn, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, VA/HQ Co
  1944-1945, 0202, HQ Bn/G-2 Intelligence, 5th Mar Div
  1945-1946, 9905, 2nd Marine Division/H&S Bn
  1946-1946, 9905, 3rd Amphibious Corps (III AC)
  1946-1946, 9905, I MEF/1st Marine Division
  1946-1947, 9905, MarForRes
  1947-1949, 9905, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1949-1951, 9905, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC/H&S Bn
  1952-1954, 9906, HQ Co/G-2
  1954-1959, 9903, 9th Marine Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/American Theater
  1941-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan
  1946-1946 Operation Beleaguer (China)
  1952-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended
University of Pittsburgh
  1931-1935, University of Pittsburgh
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