100-year-old veteran from Wallkill passes away

An Ulster County community is mourning the death of a 100-year-old World War II veteran.



Roland Thompson, of Wallkill, died on New Year's Eve.



His grandson says he was a native of the City of Newburgh who served in the Army for 15 years.



Thompson celebrated his 100th birthday last May. 



Thompson is survived by more than 50 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


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