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Unit: 17th Ordnance Company

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

Hadley, PFC George R.

PFC George R. Hadley Born: 5 November 1902 – Illinois Parents: Richard D. Hadley & Mary E. McDaugal-Hadley Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Hometown: Sunbury

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17th Ordnance Company

King, Pvt. Denver E.

Born: 25 October 1921 – Putman County, West Virginia Parents: Ollie & Anna King Siblings: 6 sisters, 1 brother Hometown: Plymouth Township, Putman County, West

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Provisional Tank Group

Adair, S/Sgt. Winfred H.

S/Sgt. Winfred Horace AdairBorn: 22 February 1917 – Vanderburgh County, IndianaParents: Arthur E. Adair & Lulu Mays-AdairSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother– when he was a

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Provisional Tank Group

Adams, S/Sgt. Nevel C.

S/Sgt. Nevel C. AdamsBorn: 1 May 1907 – Madison County, KentuckyParents: John L. Adams & Sallie Daugherty-AdamsSiblings: 5 sisters, 3 brothersHometown: Union City, Kentucky– 1930

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Provisional Tank Group

Aikin, Pvt. James T.

Pvt. James Taylor Aikin Born: 11 December 1926 – Hardin County, KentuckyNickname: “Ted”Parents: Samuel & Minola AikinSiblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothersHome: Hardin County, KentuckyEnlisted:– U.S.

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17th Ordnance Company

Allen, Cpl. Fred J.

Cpl. Fred Joseph Allen Born: 17 April 1920 – Kentucky Parents: Lawrence J. Allen Sr. & Sadie Belle Felker-Allen Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother, 2

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Provisional Tank Group

Basham, T/Sgt. Charles E.

T/Sgt. Charles Elmer BashamBorn: 22 July 1919 – KentuckyMother: Thomas Basham & Mattie Hickeson-BashamSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brotherHome: 326 Bartles Bottom Road – Meade County,

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Provisional Tank Group

Baumgardt, Cpl. Henry V. Jr.

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

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Provisional Tank Group

Baxter, Tec 5 Von H.

Tec 5 Von Haslem BaxterBorn: 7 March 1915 – Mount Sterling, UtahParents: Robert L. Baxter & Sarah Haslam-BaxterHometown: Wellsville, UtahSiblings: 4 sisters 2 brothers– one

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Provisional Tank Group

Beck, PFC Raymond G.

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

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17th Ordnance Company

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

Capt. Max Martin Bernstein M.D.Born: 30 September 1913 – Chicago, IllinoisParents: Harry Berstein & Bella Schechtman-BernsteinSiblings: 3 brothers, 2 sistersHome: 4845 North Avers Avenue –

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