Arthur Frank Rochat was the son of French-Swiss immigrants, Henri Constant Rochat and Mellie Sean Wright. He was the brother of Clarance Edward Rochat, Ethel Rochat, Louise Rochat, and Rosalie Rochat. He also Lived with an aunt and cousin, Myrtle Bailey and James Bailey.
He enlisted on July 4, 1942, in Camp Forrest, TN and was killed at Luppy, France.

397 Infantry Regiment, 100 Infantry Division

Burial: Anderson-Gouffon Cemetery, Knox County, TN

The Knoxville Journal, April 21, 1945
Pvt. Arthur F. Rochat, 23, son of Mrs. Harvey Weaver of Knoxville, previously reported missing in action in France, November 12, was killed on that day, the War Department has notified his mother. Rochat entered the service in July, 1942, and served as an instructor in barrage balloons at Camp Tyson, Tenn. He transferred to the Infantry and stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. where he served until September when he was sent overseas.
Besides his mother, he is survived by three sister, Misses Ethel, Louise and Rosalie, all of Knoxville; one brother, Ensign Clarence E. Rochat, who is now on active duty in the Pacifc. Before enterin the service Rochat attended Stair Tech High School.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 November 1921
  • Date of death: 12 November 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 397th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Anderson-Gouffon Cemetery, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Ethel Stone, Charlotte Musgraves, Clarence Rochat

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