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

          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:

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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 BashamBorn: 22 July 1919 – KentuckyParents: Thomas Basham and Mattie Hickeson-BashamSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brotherHome: 326 Bartles Bottom Road – Meade County,

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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 BaxterBorn: 7 March 1915 – Wellsville, UtahParents: Robert L. Baxter and Sarah Haslam-BaxterHome: 691 East Center – Wellsville, UtahSiblings: 4 sisters

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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. Born: 30 September 1913 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: Harry Berstein and Bella Schechtman-Bernstein Siblings: 3 brothers, 2 sisters Home: 4845

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