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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BordersK
Provisional Tank Group

Borders, Pvt. Kelly S.

Pvt. Kelly Stephen Borders was born on September 15, 1919, in Middletown, Ohio, to John T. Borders and Leona Welch-Borders. His mother died in 1921,

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BoydJ
Provisional Tank Group

Boyd, PFC James P.

PFC James Patrick Boyd was born October 21, 1917, in Sweetwater, Texas, to S. P. Boyd and Ethel D. Parks-Boyd. With his three sisters and

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BrazzelR
Provisional Tank Group

Brazzel, PFC Rufus

PFC Rufus Brazzel was born on February 20, 1916, in Kemp, Texas, to Edmond D. Brazzel and Maude F. Lewis-Brazzel. With his sister and four

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Sapp
Provisional Tank Group

Brincefield, PFC Fitzhugh W.

PFC Fitzhugh Wright Brincefield was born on May 24, 1911, in McDowell County, West Virginia, to John C. Brincefield and Mary Cordelia Wright-Brincefield. With his

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BrosnanI
Provisional Tank Group

Brosnan, PFC Irvin M.

PFC Irvin Martin Brosnan was born on February 23, 1919, in Los Angeles, California, to Martin F. Brosnan and Catherine McFarlan-Brosnan, and had a sister

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Broussard
Provisional Tank Group

Broussard, PFC Albert G.

PFC Albert Gray Broussard was born on May 25, 1915, in Bunkie, Louisiana, to Louis Broussard and Sallie Meadows-Broussard, and he had a brother. His

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Sapp
Provisional Tank Group

Brown, PFC Charles R.

PFC Charles R. Brown was born on December 16, 1922, in New Martinsville, West Virginia. By 1930, he was living with his grandparents, Josiah and

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BrownJD
Provisional Tank Group

Brown, PFC John D.

PFC John D. Brown was born on December 9, 1918, in Hancock County, Kentucky, to Ivra Brown and Anna Mae Speaks-Brown, and had one sister.

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Sapp
Provisional Tank Group

Busby, Pvt. Frank D.

Pvt. Frank David Busby was born on March 18, 1921, in McComb, Mississippi, to George G. Busby and Thelma E. Alexander-Busby, and had one brother.

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Callison
Provisional Tank Group

Callison, Pvt. Wilbur C.

Pvt. Wilbur Childs Callison was the son of Albert A. Callison and Clara M. Stuber-Callison. He was born on August 25, 1918, in Isabella County,

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Sapp
Provisional Tank Group

Campbell, Cpl. Hays C.

Cpl. Hays C. Campbell was born on September 28, 1921, in Leslie County, Kentucky, to Frank Campbell and Lettie Couch-Campbell. He was from Henderson County,

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Sapp
Provisional Tank Group

Campbell, Pvt. Leon W.

Pvt. Leon Warren Campbell was born on May 21, 1919, in Pennsylvania to Wilber H. Campbell and Ceola L. Warren-Campbell. With his three sisters, he

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