Unit: 17th Ordnance Company

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17th Ordnance Company was created when A Company, 19th Ordnance Battalion of the First Armored Division was deactivated at Fort Knox, Kentucky in August 1941. As part of 19th Ordnance, the company had trained alongside the 192nd Tank Battalion.

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17th Ordnance Company

17th Ordnance

          Transferred to 86th Field Artillery – 2 April 1942 2nd Lt. George T. Holland           Headquarters, Provisional

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Adair, S/Sgt. Winifred H.

S/Sgt. Winifred Horace Adair Born: 22 February 1917 – Evansville, Indiana Parents: Arthur E. Adair and Lulu Mazes-Adair Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother – when

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Adams, S/Sgt. Nevel C.

S/Sgt. Nevel C. Adams Born: 1 May 1907 – Madison County, Kentucky Parents: John L. Adams and Sallie Daugherty-Adams Siblings: 5 sisters, 3 brothers Hometown: Union City, Kentucky – 1930

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Aikin, Pvt. James T.

Pvt. James Taylor Aikin Born: 11 December 1925 – Garnettsville, Kentucky  Nickname: “Ted”  Parents: Samuel B. Aikin Sr. and Minola McCoy-Aikin  Siblings: 3 sisters, 2

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Allen, Cpl. Fred J.

Cpl. Fred Joseph AllenBorn: 17 April 1920 – KentuckyParents: Lawrence J. Allen Sr. and Sadie Belle Felker-AllenSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brother, 2 half-sistersHome: 3505 Greenwood

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Basham, T/Sgt. Charles E.

T/Sgt. Charles Elmer Basham was born on July 22, 1919, in Meade County, Kentucky, to Thomas Basham and Mattie Hickeson-Basham. With his sister and brother,

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Baumgardt, Cpl. Henry V. Jr.

Cpl. Henry V. Baumgardt Jr.Born: 8 March 1923 – Lafayette, IndianaParents: Henry V. Baumgardt Sr. and Meta Scharbara-BaumgardtSiblings: 3 brothers, 1 sisterHome: 409 Asher Street,

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Baxter, Tec 5 Von H.

Tec 5 Von Haslem Baxter Born: 7 March 1915 – Wellsville, Utah Parents: Robert L. Baxter and Sarah Haslam-Baxter Home: 691 East Center – Wellsville,

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Beck, PFC Raymond G.

PFC Raymond George BeckBorn: 31 May 1917 – Russell, Russell County, KansasParents: Frederick Beck and Margaret M. Deines-BeckSiblings: 1 sisterHome: 535 East Third Street –

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Bernstein, Capt. Max M., M.D.

Capt. Max Martin Bernstein M.D. was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 30, 1913, to Harry Berstein and Bella Schechtman-Bernstein. With his two sisters and

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Biddle, PFC William E.

What is known about PFC William Esco Biddle is that he was born on October 16, 1922, in Vincennes, Indiana. He was the youngest of

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