John J Roden

John J. Roden was born in Halifax, but his home of record for the U.S. army is listed as San Antonio. Roden was killed in action in 1969. A post from D. Dorken says, "John AKA Jackie, I heard about your valor from my father growing up, for he had grown up with you in Halifax. When the Rambo movies of the 1980s glorified war he took us to your grave in Sackville, N.S., to show my brother and I what war really was. Though we never met, I will never forget your heroism."

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