2nd Lt. Roger William “Bill”Kirkpatrick was born in Jonesborough, Tennessee. He was the son of Archibald Hoss “Arch” Kirkpatrick and Bessie Viola “Bess” Cruikshanks.

He was stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. in 1942 and went to Fort Sill, Oklahoma to enter officer’s training camp. He was an attorney of Johnson City before entering the service. He died non battle in May, 1944 at the age of 38 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 17 November 1906
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Jonesborough
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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