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PFC James Jacob HaltermanBorn: 20 December 1920 – Buckhannon, West VirginiaParents: Arthur R. Halterman & Ana E. Crites-HaltermanSiblings: 3 sisters, 4 brothersHometown:– Akron, Ohio – 1930– 161 Wood Street – Buckhannon, West VirginiaEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 1941 – Ashford General Hospital, West VirginiaTraining:– Fort Knox, KentuckyUnits:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– trained alongside the 192nd Tank Battalion at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company, Cabanatuan, Hell Ships, Nagara Maru, Prison Camp
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Pvt. Jay Alexander Hampton was born on March 1, 1918. His given name was Joseph A. Hampton. He was the son of Joseph N. Hampton & Nannie Bennett-Hampton and one of the couple’s six sons. During the 1920s, he grew up in Meadows, North Carolina. He would later reside in Kernersville, North Carolina. Jay was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company, Arisan Maru, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Hell Ships, Prison Camp
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S/Sgt. Allen Glen HardenBorn: 1905 – OklahomaParents: William & Sue HardenSiblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothersHome: McDowell County, West VirginiaMarried: Mary L. Ferguson – 9 October 1933– divorcedInducted:– U.S. Army– 29 January 1941 – Huntington, West VirginiaUnits:– 19th Ordnance BattalionTraining: Fort Knox, Kentucky– first six weeks was the primary training – Week 1: infantry drilling– Week […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Disease, Prison Camp
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PFC Paul Kenneth Head Born: 17 April 1922 – Davies County, Kentucky Parents: Forest H. Head & Mary M. Beavin-Head Siblings: 4 sisters, 1 brother Occupation: newspaper delivery Home: 411 Cedar Street – Owensboro, Kentucky Enlisted: – U.S. Army – 16 January 1941 – Fort Knox, Kentucky Trained: – Ft. Knox, Kentucky – electrician Units: […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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  Pvt. Donald R. Henson Born: 8 February 1919 – Castoria, CaliforniaParents: Silas B. Henson & Luella Jones-HensonSiblings: 3 sisters, 5 brothersHome: Durham Ferry Road – Castoria, CaliforniaOccupation: dairy farmerEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 20 October 1940Training:– UnknownUnits:– 17th Ordnance Company– the company created from A Company of 19th Ordnance– may have joined 17th Ordnance at Angel […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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  T/4 Owen Manley HewlettBorn: 3 November 1902 – Anton, KentuckyParents: Giles B. Hewlett & Lola D. Kirkwood-HewlettSiblings: 3 sisters, 4 brothersHome: Hopkins County, KentuckyEducation: 2 years of high schoolDivorcedEnlisted:– U.S. Army – 3-year enlistment– 12 January 1941 – Fort Knox, KentuckyTraining:– Fort Knox, KentuckyRank: Tec 4 – equal to sergeantUnit:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– trained […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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2nd Lt. Earl Walter Hill was the born on January 1, 1918, to John J. Hill & Lillian Paavola-Hill in Iron County, Michigan, and with his sister grew up at 424 First Street in Stambaugh, Michigan. When he was in college, he joined the ROTC program at Michigan College of Mining and Technology in Houghton, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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T/4 Carl H. HinerBorn: 17 November 1922 – Huntington County, IndianaParents: John F. Hiner & Ethel Cochran-HinerSiblings: 1 sister, 4 brothersHome: Washington County, Indiana-went to school with John CragoOccupation: FarmhandEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 9 January 1941 – Fort Benjamin Harrison, IndianaTraining:– Fort Knox, KentuckyUnits:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– trained alongside the 192nd Tank Battalion at Ft. Knox– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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2nd Lt. George Traylor HollandBorn: 23 March 1915 – Mount Pleasant, TexasParents: John D. Holland & Grace A. TraylorSiblings: 1 sister, 2 brothersHometown: Mount Pleasant, TexasEducation: University of Oklahoma– graduated– commissioned: 2nd LieutenantUnit: 17th Ordnance CompanyTraining: Fort Knox, Kentucky– first six weeks was the primary training – Week 1: infantry drilling– Week 2: manual arms […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Pvt. Dexter Jackson HollonBorn: 1909 – Jeffersonville, KentuckyFather: Curtis Hollon & Emma Hollon– mother died while he was a child – father remarriedSiblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothersHome: 253 Richmond Avenue – Mount Sterling, KentuckyMarried: WidowerOccupation: paper mill workerEnlisted: 6 January 1941 – Fort Knox, KentuckyUnits:– 19th Ordnance BattalionTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– first six weeks was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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