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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Colvin, Pvt. Wayne W.

Pvt. Wayne Wilbur ColvinBorn: 17 January 1908 – Waterloo, IowaParents: Archie B. Colvin & Maude McIntyre-ColvinSiblings: 1 brother– the family moved to Wyoming in 1917Hometown:

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Combs, PFC Aaron A.

PFC Aaron Arnold Combs Born: 1 July 1919 – Bloomfield, Indiana Parents: Homer Combs & Grace Quillen-Combs Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers Hometown: Bloomfield, Indiana Enlisted: – U.S. Army – 15 January

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Combs, Pvt. Richard A.

Pvt. Richard A. CombsBorn: 29 March 1920 – Kanawha, West VirginiaParents: Herbert L. Combs & Nellie Minnear-CombsSiblings: 3 sisters, 1 brotherHometown: Elk City, West Virginia–

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Conover, PFC Earl M.

PFC Earl Maurice Conover was the son of Wyatt Conover & 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 CookBorn: 23 October 1910 – ArkansasMother: Robert L. Cook & Mable Lipsey-CookSiblings: 1 sister, 2 brothersHome: 629 East Block Street – El

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Cook, Sgt. Ted

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

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Crago, PFC. John A.

PFC. John Albert CragoBorn: 3 April 1921 – Huntington County, IndianaParents: Charles O. Crago & Mabel V. Sharp-CragoHometown: Huntington, IndianaSiblings: 4 sisters, 1 brotherEducation: Lancaster

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Cuchessi, Pvt. Albert Jr.

Pvt. Albert Cuchessi Jr.Born: 11 November 1917 – Newark, New JerseyParents: Albert Cuchessi Sr. & Eleanor CuchessiSiblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothersHometown: Newark, New JerseyEmployment: American

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Damos, Cpl. George S.

Cpl. George Steve DamosBorn: 13 October 1922 – Akron, OhioParents: Steve & Mary DamosSiblings: 1 brotherHome: 946 North Keystone Avenue – Akron, OhioOccupation: Worked in

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Dawson, T/5 Kenneth L.

T/5 Kenneth L. DawsonBorn: 12 June 1916 – Charleston, West VirginiaParents: George W. Dawson & Arra Elkins-Dawson– father died in 1933– mother died in 1937Siblings:

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Delano, PFC Prospero O.

PFC Prospero O. Delano Born: 1916 – New York City, New York Parents: Thomas Delano & Rose Montelone-Delano Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother Home: 1230

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Derrick, Sgt. Billy S.

Sgt. Billy Sunday DerrickBorn: 4 March 1922 – Kanawha County, West VirginiaParents: William W. Derrick & Hester Young-DerrickSiblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothersHometown: Falls, West VirginiaSelective

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