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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17th Ordnance Company

Adair, S/Sgt. Winifred H.

S/Sgt. Winifred Horace Adair was born on February 22, 1917, in Evansville, Indiana, to Arthur E. Adair and Lulu Mazes-Adair, and had two sisters and

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17th Ordnance Company

Adams, S/Sgt. Nevel C.

S/Sgt. Nevel C. Adams was born on May 1, 1907, in Madison County, Kentucky, to John L. Adams and Sallie Daugherty-Adams. He had had five

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17th Ordnance Company

Aikin, Pvt. James T.

Pvt. James Taylor Aikin was born on December 11, 1925, in Garnettsville, Kentucky, to Samuel B. Aikin Sr. and Minola McCoy-Aikin. With his three sisters

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17th Ordnance Company

Allen, Cpl. Fred J.

Cpl. Fred Joseph Allen was born on April 17, 1920, in Kentucky to Lawrence J. Allen Sr. and Sadie Belle Felker-Allen. With his sister and

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17th Ordnance Company

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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17th Ordnance Company

Baxter, Tec 5 Von H.

Tec 5 Von Haslem Baxter was born on March 7, 1945, in Wellsville, Utah, to Robert L. Baxter and Sarah Haslam-Baxter. With his four sisters

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Beck, PFC Raymond G.

PFC Raymond George Beck was born on May 31, 1917, in Russell, Russell County, Kansas, to Frederick Beck and Margaret M. Deines-Beck. With his sister,

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17th Ordnance Company

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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17th Ordnance Company

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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