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

Urban, Pvt. Charles L.

Pvt. Charles Louis Urban Born: Ashland, Kentucky Mother: Bessie Urban Home: Ashland, Kentucky Enlisted: – U.S. Army – 7 May 1940 Selective Service Registration: – did not register since he was serving in

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17th Ordnance Company

Vaughn, Sgt. Walter

Name: Sgt. Walter VaughnBorn: 23 October 1912 – Gallatin County, IllinoisParents: Frank Vaughn & Nellie Lowe-VaughnSiblings: 1 sister, 2 brothersHometown: Raleigh, Kentucky– resided in Henshaw,

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Wade, Pvt. Pierce H.

Pvt. Pierce Herring WadeBorn: 4 February 1919 – Lexington, KentuckyParents: William H. Wade & Estelle E. Carter-WadeSiblings: 1 half-sister, 1 sister, 2 brothersNickname: “Panama”Hometown: Hahira,

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Webb, PFC Malcolm S.

PFC Malcolm S. WebbBorn: 1 October 1916 – Jefferson County, KentuckyParents: Lyndza Webb & Lucy Renfro-Webb Siblings: 2 brothers, 3 sisters Home: 2603 South Fourth Street –

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17th Ordnance Company

Woodson, 1st Lt. Jack T.

1st Lt. Jack Thurston Woodson Born: 17 September 1917 – Vinita, Oklahoma Parents: Charles W. & Winifred Woodson Siblings: 1 brother  Hometown: Vinita, Oklahoma  Education: 

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17th Ordnance Company

Zaronsky, Sgt. Stanley L.

Sgt. Stanley L. Zaronsky Born: 1914 – Dayton, Ohio Parents: Adam & Helen Zaronsky Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother (known) Hometown: 54 Kiser – Dayton,

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