Roy George Etters


Army Air Corps


Roy George Etters was born April 17, 1922, in Exeland, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, to George and Kate (Taylor) Etters.

He enlisted on January 10, 1943 and was a B-17 pilot during WWII assigned to 401st BG 613th BS (picture taken on 4 Nov 1944). Lieutenant Etters received the air medal and an oak leaf cluster while stationed at a Flying Fortress base in England; he mustered out on November 24, 1945.

Lieutenant Etters married Phyllis Jane Kelsey from Barrington during his basic flight training on February 25, 1943, in Montgomery, Alabama.

He made a career in real estate in the Barrington area.

Lieutenant Roy Etters died on March 29, 1995, in Barrington, and is buried with his wife and parents at Evergreen Cemetery.






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Courtesy of Signal Hill Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution