Robert A. Gallmoyer
(Abt 1893-)
Carrie S. Herring
Lee Kenneth Gallmoyer


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1. Virginia Leas Rohrbach

Lee Kenneth Gallmoyer

  • Born: 30 Aug 1920, Topton, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Marriage (1): Virginia Leas Rohrbach on 2 Sep 1943 in Topton, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Died: 12 Jan 1944, French Morocco at age 23

bullet  General Notes:

Second Lieutenant Lee K. Gallmoyer, 23, was killed in an airplane crash in French Morocco two days after landing as a pilot with the American Army Air Forces, according to a message received Tuesday by his bride of two months, Mrs. Gallmoyer, of 906 N. 5th St., Reading, the former Virginia Rohrbach of Topton. There were no details included in the message but it stated that a letter would follow. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gallmoyer of Reading, he was reared in Topton and was graduated from Kutztown High school. He attended George Washington university, Washington, D.C., discontinuing his studies of law to become an investigator for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He enlisted in the Air Corps in 1942, receiving his commission and wings at Ocala, Fla., on Aug. 30, 1943. He was married to his childhood sweetheart on Sept. 2 at the home of the bride in Topton by Rev. W. H. Kline. Besides his widow and parents, Lieutenant Gallmoyer is survived by one brother, Private First Class George Gallmoyer who, having taken part in the Tunisian and Sicilian invasions, is stationed somewhere in England; one sister, Mae, at home, and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Gallmoyer of Topton. Two of his uncles are Harvey Herring of 615 Chew St. and Robert A. Herring of 150 Lexington St., Allentown.
[The Sunday Call-Chronicle, Allentown, PA, Sunday, February 6, 1944, page 5]


Lee married Virginia Leas Rohrbach, daughter of Edgar Jacob Rohrbach and Edith Jennie Leas, on 2 Sep 1943 in Topton, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Virginia Leas Rohrbach was born on 4 May 1920.)


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