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December 10, 1939 “The Selma Times-Journal”

Boy Scouts

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May 19, 1935

Lt. Ernest B. Rockwell Jr.

DOB October 13, 1921   DOD July 21, 1944

Buried: Live Oak Cemetery Division E Lot 34

“Thank you for your service to our country!”

I, (Author: michaeldexterhankins),  put together this collage of archived newspaper clippings on Lt. Ernest Bishop Rockwell Jr. of Selma, Alabama, for Doug Buster and his organization: Cemetery Preservation Group Incorporated.

The collection of articles is designed to show the ease in reconstructing a person’s life even if you don’t like to write.

I only subscribed to this past year finding it’s an invaluable tool for composing historical articles and stories. If the cost of a subscription seems too high, perhaps have your church or local library open an account.


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October 13, 1921 “The Selma Times-Journal”

December 20, 1927 “The Selma Times-Journal”

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Ernest Rockwell Sr. (dad) passed away in 1941. September 24, 1941 “The Selma Times-Journal”.

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Dad's Death

Flight School Graduation

July 30, 1943 “The Selma Times-Journal”

Fatal Crash

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July 21, 1944 “The Decatur Daily” – Decatur, Alabama

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The beautiful home in Selma where the Rockwell family once lived. It’s easy to imagine young Ernest and friends scrimmaging in the front yard.

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Gravestone located at Live Oak Cemetery – Selma, Alabama – WWW.Findagrave.Com

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