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Tec 5 Von Haslem BaxterBorn: 7 March 1915 – Mount Sterling, UtahParents: Robert L. Baxter & Sarah Haslam-BaxterHometown: Wellsville, UtahSiblings: 4 sisters 2 brothers– one brother died in 1939Education: left high school during junior yearInducted: 17 March 1941 – Salt Lake CityUnit:– A Company, 19th Ordnance Battalion– Reorganized as 17th Ordnance CompanyTraining:– Fort Knox, KentuckyNote: […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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PFC Raymond George BeckBorn: 31 May 1917 – Russell, Russell County, KansasParents: Frederick Beck & Margaret M. Deines-BeckSiblings: 1 sisterHome: 535 East Third Street – Russell, KansasEducation:– Washburn CollegeEmployed: Russell-Farmers State Bank– bookkeeper– met future wifeInducted:– U. S. Army– Fort Leavenworth, Kansas– 26 February 1941– Fort Knox, Kentucky– first six weeks was the primary training […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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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 – Chicago, IllinoisEducation:– Roosevelt High School – Chicago, Illinois – 1930– University of Chicago – Bachelor of Science – 1934– participated in intercollegiate wrestling– University of Chicago Medical School – Class […]
Filed as: 17th Ordnance Company, Provisional Tank Group
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What is known about PFC William Esco Biddle is that he was born on October 16, 1922, in Vincennes, Indiana. He was the youngest of three children born to Esco W. Biddle & Pearl Walker-Biddle. He grew up Clinton, Indiana, and had a grade school education. He was inducted into the U. S. Army in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Cpl. Kelly Stephen BordersBorn: 15 September 1919 – Middletown, OhioParents: John T. Borders & Leona Welch-Borders– mother died when he was two years oldSiblings:– 2 sisters, 3 brothers, 6 half-sisters, 3 half-brothersHometown: Middletown, Ohio– living with sister and brother-in-law in Lemon, Ohio, in 1940Occupation: did odd jobsEnlisted:– U. S. Army– 8 May 1940Training:– Fort Knox, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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PFC James Patrick BoydBorn: 21 October 1917 – Sweetwater, TexasParents: Samuel P. Boyd & Ethel D. Parks-BoydSiblings: 3 sisters, 1 brotherHome: Sweetwater, TexasGraduated: Sweetwater High School – 1935Inducted:– U. S. Army– 11 February 1941 – Lubbock, TexasUnit:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– A Company reorganized as 17th Ordnance Company– trained as small arms mechanic– 17th Ordnance CompanyTraining:– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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PFC Rufus BrazzelBorn: January 1916 – Kaufmann County, TexasParents: Edmond D. Brazzel & Maude F. Lewis-BrazzelSiblings: 1 sister, 4 brothersHometown: Otter Creek, OklahomaEducation: completed grade schoolEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 25 September 1940 – Ft. Still, OklahomaUnit:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– A Company, 19th Ordnance BattalionTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– first six weeks was the primary training– Week 1: […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Pvt. Fitzhugh Wright BrincefieldBorn: 24 May 1911 – McDowell County, West VirginiaParents: John C. Brincefield & Cordelia Wright-BrincefieldSiblings: 2 sisters, 5 brothersHometown: Northfolk, West VirginiaInducted:– U.S. Army– 25 January 1941 – Huntington, West VirginiaTraining: Fort Knox, KentuckyUnits:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– A Company– reorganized as 17th Ordnance CompanyNote: On August 15, 1941, orders were issued, to […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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PFC Irvin Martin Brosnan Born: 23 February 1919 – Trona, California Parents: Martin F. Brosnan & Catherine McFarlan-Brosnan Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Hometown: Trona, California Enlisted: – U.S. Army – 17 February 1941 – Los Angeles, California Training: – Unknown Units: – Unknown – possibly joined 17th Ordnance, in California, as it was being […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Pvt. Albert Gray BroussardBorn: 25 May 1915 – Bunkie, LouisanaParents: Louis Broussard & Sallie Meadows-Broussard– mother died in 1927– father remarried– father also passed awayHome: 1922 Levin Street – Alexandria, Louisiana– 1940 – residing in Moss Point, MississippiSiblings: 1 sister, 3 brothers, 3 half-brothers, 5 half-sistersOccupation: painter- paper millInducted:– 22 February 1941 – Camp Shelby, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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