May 15, 1920 (Carbur, FL) – April 25, 1945; 24 years old
Married to the former Jeannette Moore (1921-1994) on March 4, 1943, in Norwalk
One son, Roosevelt (1943-)
Last local address: 31 Harbor Avenue, Norwalk
Enlisted on August 12, 1943
Service number: 31338570
Unit: 658th Ordnance Ammunition Company
Recorded circumstances attributed to: “DNB – Died Non-battle”. No other details can be found except in the article below.
From The Norwalk Hour May 8, 1945
Mrs. Jeanette Suggs of 12 Madison Street has been notified by the War Department of the death of her husband, Sergeant Roosevelt Suggs in Germany on April 25. Sergeant Suggs, who was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Suggs of Tampa, Florida, was with the Remington Arms Company in Bridgeport before he went into the service.
Buried in Netherlands American Cemetery, Amerikaanse Begraafplaats 1, 6269 NA Margraten, Netherlands; Plot N, Row 16, Grave 9. Photo provided by David Americo, Superintendent, Netherlands American Cemetery.