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Regan, Roland J. (Roland James), 1922-1989



  • Existence: 1922 - 1989

Biographical note

Roland J. Regan, Sr. was born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1922. In 1943, he entered the U.S. Army and was assigned to the 348th Engineer Combat Battalion (the 348th late combined with the 150th Engineer Combat Battalion). He was an amateur photographer and had accumulated by war's end some 350 pictures. From 1944-1945 his battalion engaged in the D-Day invasion, Battle of the Bulge, River War campaigns, and several concentration camp liberations. After the war, Regan was a firefighter in Lynn, Massachusetts, for 34 years before retiring as a Lieutenant. Regan died in 1989.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Roland J. Regan collection of World War II photographs and memorabilia


The collection documents Roland J. Regan's service in the U.S. Army during World War II. It consists primarily of photographs taken by Regan in England, France, and Germany. It also includes U.S. Army memorabilia and German military artifacts.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1943 - 1945