Hero’s Name:Emmanuel Roggers
Department:Detroit Police Dept.
Date Of Death:July 24, 1917
Emmanuel was my grandfather John George Oldani mother’s brother. They were originally from Cuggiono Italy. Roggers was an American name for Ruggiroli. Emmamuel served in the Spanish-American War. His birth was August 9, 1872. My grandfather, John George Oldani was born July 19, 1898 in Detroit (nephew to Emmanuel).
-from Mary Therese Oldani, great great neice, on 11-27-16