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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

Carr, Pvt. J. W.

Pvt. J. W. Carr – whose real name appears to have been James W. Carr – was born on March 23, 1915, in Montgomery County,

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Colvin, Pvt. Wayne W.

Pvt. Wayne Wilbur Colvin was born on January 17, 1908, in Waterloo, Iowa, to Archie B. Colvin and Maude McIntyre-Colvin, and had one brother. The

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Combs, PFC Aaron A.

PFC Aaron Arnold Combs was born on July 1, 1919, in Bloomfield, Indiana, to Homer Combs and Grace Quillen-Combs, and with his sister and two

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Combs, Pvt. Richard A.

Pvt. Richard A. Combs was born on March 29, 1920, in Kanawha, West Virginia, to Herbert L. Combs and Nellie Minnear-Combs. With his three sisters

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Conover, PFC Earl M.

PFC Earl Maurice Conover was the son of Wyatt Conover and Ila Epperson-Conover. He was born on September 17, 1917, in Columbia, Kentucky. With his

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Cook, Pvt. Robert S.

Pvt. Robert Stellers Cook was born on October 23, 1910, in Arkansas to Robert L. Cook and Mable Lipsey-Cook. With his sister and two brothers,

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Cook, Sgt. Ted

Sgt. Ted Cook was born in Whitesburg, Kentucky, on August 25, 1919, to Floyd Cook and Ella Richardson-Cook. He had five brothers and three sisters,

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Crago, PFC. John A.

PFC John Albert Crago was born on April 3, 1921, in Huntington County, Indiana, to Charles O. Crago and Mabel V. Sharp-Crago. With his fours

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Cuchessi, Pvt. Albert Jr.

Pvt. Albert Cuchessi Jr. was born on November 11, 1917, in Newark, New Jersey, to Albert Cuchessi Sr. and Eleanor Cuchessi. With his two sisters

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Damos, PFC George S.

PFC George Steve Damos was born on October 13, 1922, in Akron, Ohio, to Steve G. Damos and Mary Varden-Damos. With his brother, he grew

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Dawson, T/5 Kenneth L.

T/5 Kenneth L. Dawson was born on June 16, 1916, in Charleston, West Virginia, to George W. Dawson and Arra Elkins-Dawson. He had three sisters

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Delano, PFC Prospero P.

PFC Prospero P. Delano was born in 1916 in New York City to Thomas Delano and Rose Montelone-Delano. With his two sisters and brother, he

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