|Gunner's Mate Third Class U.S. Navy
|Date of Death
|November 8 1950
National Defense Service Medal
Gunner's Mate Third Class Rocha was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Gunner's Mate Third Class Rocha was a crew member of the destroyer USS ROAN (DD-853). He was killed when his ship collided with the destroyer USS BROWNSON (DD-868) during night exercises at sea about 400 miles off North Carolina on November 8, 1950.