Eugene Roe


Eugene Roe

Infobox Military Person
name=Eugene Gilbert Roe
born= 1921
died= death year and age|1998|1921
placeofbirth=Bayou Chene, Louisiana
placeofburial=


caption=
nickname="Doc Roe"
allegiance= United States of America
branch= United States Army
rank=Technician Fifth Grade
enteredservice=Camp Toccoa, Georgia
serviceyears=1942–1945
unit=Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
battles= World War II *Operation Overlord
awards=Bronze Star
Purple Heart
portrayedby=Shane Taylor in "Band of Brothers"
laterwork=

Eugene Gilbert "Doc" Roe Sr. (17 October, 1921 - 30 December, 1998) was an American soldier who served during World War II and fought with Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne. He was portrayed by actor Shane Taylor in the 2001 miniseries "Band of Brothers".

Eugene was born in Bayou Chene, Louisiana, USA, a son of Ed Roe and Maud Verret, and was one of Easy Company's medics. He was a participant in D-Day, Operation Market Garden, and the Battle of the Bulge. In the "Band of Brothers" miniseries, episode 6, called "Bastogne", is told from his point of view. Even though he was mentioned only breafly in Stephen Ambrose's book "Band of Brothers", it was said that he was a very brave and heoric medic. Roe was half-Cajun.

He and his first wife, Vera, had three children; daughters Maxine and Marlene, and a son, Eugene Jr., who between them had a total of six children: Kyle and Derek Tircuit, Christopher and Ryan Langlois and Greg and Michelle Roe. Eugene and Vera eventually divorced. Upon his remarriage, Eugene gained a large step family; stepddaughters Mel Timberlake and Margaret Wendt, a stepson, Danny Williams, seven stepgrandchildren including Michael and Jill Edwards, William Wendt and Daniel, Jay Williams and Jody Williams and several step great-grandchildren.

He died in 1998 of cancer in his home state of Louisiana.

External links

* [http://www.506pireasyco.com/Eugene%20Roe.htm We Stand Alone, Then Now and Always: Eugene "Doc" Roe]
* [http://www.tircuit.com A Site dedicated to his memory by his family.]


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