3257. Floyd Dale8 Rowland (Lewis Marion7, Clara Belle6 Marquis, Harriet Amanda5 Gorby, Eli4, Job3, Thomas2, Samuel1) was born in Artesia, NM. November 26, 1918.

He married Mary Angeline Williams in Cassville, MO., July 8, 1942. Mary was born in Cassville, MO. October 4, 1922. (1965) Floyd Dale Rowland is a retail merchant in Springdale, MO.

He served in the US Coast Guard from September 1940 till February 1946 during WW II. He served in the following ships and stations: US Coast Guard Rect. Trng. Cebter, Curtis Bay, MD, USS Chelan, then based in Boston, MA. The US Coast Guard Radio School, Curtis Bay, MD, US Coast Guard Radio School, Willette, IL. USS LCI(L) 84 - US Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT, Bradford Navy Amphibious Base, Norfolk, VA - USS LST 795. He was commissioned as an Ensign in the US Coast Guard in June 1944, and later promoted to Lt JG.

While serving in the US Nave Amphibious Force aboard the USS LCI(L) 84 and the USS LST 795, he participated in the North African Campaign, the invasion of Sicily at Licata, the invasion of Italy at Salerno, the Phillipine Campaign, the invasion of Okinawa, and the evacuation of Allied Prisoners-of-war from Nagasaki, Japan.

Floyd Dale Rowland and Mary Angeline Williams had the following children:

child 4609 i. Beverly Dale9 Rowland was born in Cassville, MO. May 30, 1943.

child 4610 ii. Curtis Wesley Rowland was born in Aurora, MO. July 16, 1947.

child 4611 iii. Alice Gail Rowland was born in Aurora, MO. September 12, 1949.

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