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Rockwell Swingler

Rockwell Swingler, U.S. Army


                         Name: Rockwell Swingler

                         Branch of Service: U.S. Army

                         Unit: 1888 Engineers AVN BN

                         Rank: T/5

                         Dates of Service: 3/24/1943-3/5/1945

                         Died of non-battle cause.

                         Area of Service:

                         Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Gary Swingler,
                         Esmont

Rockwell Swingler was born on October 18, 1919, in Albemarle County, Virginia; he was the son of Gary Swingler and Leanna (Copeland) Swingler.  On June 18, 1940, Rockwell married Emma Elizabeth Kelly in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Rockwell enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 24, 1943, in Richmond, Virginia.  He died of a non-battle cause on March 5, 1945, and is buried at the New Green Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery in Esmont, Virginia.

Rockwell Swingler Gravestone, New Green Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery

 
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