In Memoriam
17th Tank Battalion
(7th Armored Division)
Deaths in Europe
Alphabetical List
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Last updated: March 28, 2016 - What's New?

Spare a minute
to think
of the young who didn't grow up,
and how young they looked when they died,
and how no one will ever remember them looking tired and middle-aged
or even be bored by tiresome recitals of the time of their youth.

- - - - Russell Baker "How to Observe Dec. 7" (NY Times, Dec. 1965)


Of these names, 76 are mostly from the June 30, 1947 list compiled by the Adjutant General. It is not known if other deaths have been identified since then, nor if the names on the Adjutant General's list are spelled correctly (other unit lists have been found to have had omissions and mis-spellings). See the white box just below for how you can let me know about any errors you find.

I have not checked all these names against the American Battle Monuments Commission's World War II Honor Roll. If you want to check a name on the Honor Roll, click here.


Please Help to Tell These Men's Stories and Preserve Their Memory!

PLEASE contact Wesley Johnston at the address below if you have any information on any 17 Tank Bn man who died overseas, such as:

  • information on any of these men's deaths
  • information on what platoon and squad they were in
  • know of any men who died but are not on the list
  • Wesley Johnston
    1865 Herndon Avenue, Suite K-187
    Clovis, CA 93611-6163

    or send e-mail to wwjohnston@aol.com. For ALL other e-mail matters, please click here for information about contacting me.

    So they will not be “Forgot”
    There is a word
    Which bears a sword
    It hurls its barbed syllables,-
    At once is mute again.
    But where it fell
    The saved will tell
    On patriotic day,
    Some epauletted brother
    Gave his breath away.
    Wherever runs the breathless sun,
    Wherever roams the day,
    There is its noiseless onset,
    There is its victory!
    Behold the keenest marksman!
    The most accomplished shot!
    Time’s sublimest target
    Is a soul “forgot”!
    ----- Emily Dickinson


    A Note for the Children of these Men

    The American World War II Orphans Network (AWON) is an organization created by and for those who lost their father in World War II. AWON has an annual conference and a newsletter filled with useful information. Click here to go to the AWON web page and find those who share your experience.




    17th Tank Battalion Overseas Deaths in World War II
    1. A'hearn, Cpl. Gerald James (13050934) - Company C
      • Died: October 5, 1944 - ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands on October 5, 1944
      • MOS: 616 (Gunner)
      • Home State: IA
      • Buried at: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery; Louisville, KY; Section I, Grave 251 (group burial of Ahearn, Fratus, Peterson) - Click here for 2004 newspaper article with photo of his grave.
        Find A Grave information.
    2. Amerson, Tec 5 Leonard C. (34263729) - Company A
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: GA
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) WOM
        If you are a family member wishing to help to identify the remains of your soldier, click here for the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL) family outreach program.
    3. Archer, 1st Lt. Benjamin Franklin (O-101 198) - Company C
      • Died: April 4, 1945 - Hildefeld, Germany
      • Last Duty Location: Hildefeld, Germany on April 4, 1945
      • MOS: 1203
      • Home State: MO
      • Buried at: Pilot Grove Cemetery #1 (also known as Corner Church), Lincoln Township, Daviess County, MO
        Click here for grave photo.
        Find A Grave information.
    4. Baca, Sgt. Julius V. (37474815) - Company unknown
      • Died: March 28, 1945 - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: ???, Germany on unknown date
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: SD
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) B-11-27
    5. Baccon, Tec 5 Secondino E. (32206411) - Company A
      • Died: September 18, 1944 - attacking toward Sillegny, France from woods west of town
      • Last Duty Location: attacking toward Sillegny, France from woods west of town on September 18, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: NY
      • Buried at: Family Burial Plot; Chiomonte, Italy
    6. Baez, Cpl. Michael (Miguel) A. (32257062) - Company HQ Co
      • Died: December 20, 1944 - Samree, Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: Samree, Belgium on December 20, 1944
      • MOS: 616 (Gunner)
      • Home State: NY (actually from Puerto Rico)
      • Buried at: Sabana Grande Municipal Cemetery; Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico
    7. Banner, Tec 4 Walter M. (14024130) - Company A
      • Died: April 10, 1945 - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: ???, Germany on unknown date
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: TN
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) C-13-31
    8. Barras, Cpl. James J. (38264750) - Company C
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands - on the property of J. A. Hendriks, C167, or of G. Gerrits, C237
      • Last Duty Location: ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands - on the property of J. A. Hendriks, C167, or of G. Gerrits, C237 on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 616 (Gunner)
      • Home State: LA
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) WOM
        If you are a family member wishing to help to identify the remains of your soldier, click here for the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL) family outreach program.
    9. Bonds, Pvt. Howard Thomas (34272642) - Company A
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: MS
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) WOM
        If you are a family member wishing to help to identify the remains of your soldier, click here for the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL) family outreach program.
    10. Bosch, Cpl. Francis H. (33136897) - Company C
    11. Brodman, Cpl. Louis H. (35274235) - Company unknown
      • Died: April 6, 1945 - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: ???, Germany on unknown date
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: OH
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) B-19-19
    12. Butz, Tec 5 Bertram S. (36053766) - Company HQ Co
      • Died: October 28, 1944 - ?vic. Neerkant?, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: ?vic. Neerkant?, Netherlands on October 28, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: IL
      • Buried at: Greenmount Catholic Cemetery; Belleville, IL
        Click here for his photo.
        Find A Grave information.
    13. Carter, 2nd Lt. Lawrence B. (O-1 016 187) - Company A
      • Died: November 23, 1944 - about 1/2 mile S of Beeck, Germany
      • Last Duty Location: about 1/2 mile S of Beeck, Germany on November 23, 1944
      • MOS: 1203 (Tank Officer)
      • Home State: NY
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) H-3-1
    14. Copen, Pfc. Edgar L. (35275271) - Company HQ Co
      • Died: April 1, 1945 - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: unknown on unknown date
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: OH
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) A-1-21
    15. Cotten, 1st Lt. Joe Allen (O-1 010 848) - Company A
      • Died: September 18, 1944 - attacking toward Sillegny, France from woods west of town
      • Last Duty Location: attacking toward Sillegny, France from woods west of town on September 18, 1944
      • MOS: 1203 (Tank Officer)
      • Home State: SC
      • Buried at: Lorraine USMC (St. Avold, France) C-18-15
    16. Crutcher, S/Sgt. William Wayne (37076085) - Company A
      • Died: April 4, 1945 - vicinity of Gronebach, Germany
      • Last Duty Location: vicinity of Gronebach, Germany on April 4, 1945
      • MOS: 651 (Tank Commander)
      • Home State: MO
      • Buried at: Fairmount Cemetery; Middletown, MO
        Click here for his photo.
        Find A Grave information.
    17. Davenport, Cpl. William G. (35456698) - Company A
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 616 (Gunner)
      • Home State: TN
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) WOM
        If you are a family member wishing to help to identify the remains of your soldier, click here for the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL) family outreach program.
    18. Denny, 2nd Lt. Robert W. (O-1 996 426) - Company C
      • Died: October 29, 1944 - 2 miles S of Heusden, Netherlands (west of the Asten-Meijel road) QE 6308 - 400 yards south 400 yards west of Infantry CP - VE 635098 Maeseyck
      • Last Duty Location: 2 miles S of Heusden, Netherlands (west of the Asten-Meijel road) QE 6308 - 400 yards south 400 yards west of Infantry CP - VE 635098 Maeseyck on October 29, 1944
      • MOS: 1203 (Tank Officer)
      • Home State: MN
      • Buried at: Greenlawn Cemetery; Verndale, MN - Section 6, Lot 58
        Find A Grave information.
    19. Dickson, Tec 4 Kenneth E. (36199813) - Company D
      • Died: October 27, 1944 - 53rd Field Hospital; ??? , Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: vic. Liesel, Netherlands on October 27, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: MI
      • Buried at: Van Guilder Cemetery; Big Rapids, MI - Click here for a picture of his Purple Heart.
        Find A Grave information.
    20. Eckard, Pvt. Ernest (33179797) - Company A
      • Died: October 1, 1944 - Hospital in England
      • Last Duty Location: attacking toward Sillegny, France from woods west of town on September 19, 1944
      • MOS: 531 (Cannoneer)
      • Home State: MD
      • Buried at: Cambridge, England USMC E-6-79
    21. Fairweather, 2nd Lt. Charles E. (O-1 019 188) - Company D
      • Died: August 18, 1944 - Rambouillet, France
      • Last Duty Location: Rambouillet, France on August 18, 1944
      • MOS: 1203 (Tank Officer)
      • Home State: IL
      • Buried at: Normandy USMC (Coourville-sur-Mer, France) B-12-17
        Click here for his photo.
        NOTE: He also has a commemorative head stone at the Waverly East Cemetery in Waverly, IL.
    22. Ferris, Pvt. Michael (33601604) - Company C
      • Died: October 29, 1944 - 2 miles S of Heusden, Netherlands (west of the Asten-Meijel road) QE 6308 - 400 yards south 400 yards west of Infantry CP - VE 635098 Maeseyck
      • Last Duty Location: 2 miles S of Heusden, Netherlands (west of the Asten-Meijel road) QE 6308 - 400 yards south 400 yards west of Infantry CP - VE 635098 Maeseyck on October 29, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: PA
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) C-12-28
    23. Fisher, Tec 5 Charles Wendall (36313580) - Company C
    24. Fraelich, Cpl. Parke W. (33172461) - Company C
      • Died: August 22, 1944 - Melun, France
      • Last Duty Location: Melun, France on August 22, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: PA
      • Buried at: Buried in US - WHERE?
    25. Fratus, 1st Sgt. Russell J. (6137994) - Company C
      • Died: October 5, 1944 - ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands on October 5, 1944
      • MOS: 795 (?tank commander?)
      • Home State: MA
      • Buried at: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery; Louisville, KY; Section I, Grave 251 (group burial of Ahearn, Fratus, Peterson) - Click here for 2004 newspaper article with photo of his grave.
    26. Ganfield, 2nd Lt. John R. (O-1 019 063) - Company D
      • Died: September 16, 1944 - 34th Evacauation Hospital; ???, France
      • Last Duty Location: en route from 3/4 mi N of Sponville, France VU 6255 to N of St Juliene-les-Gorse, France on September 16, 1944
      • MOS: 1203 (Tank Officer)
      • Home State: MN
      • Buried at: Lorraine USMC (St. Avold, France) C-20-102
    27. George, Capt. Jacob A., Jr. (O-1 010 693) - Company C
      • Died: September 19, 1944 - vic. Sillegny, France
      • Last Duty Location: vic. Sillegny, France on September 19, 1944
      • MOS: 1203 (Tank Officer)
      • Home State: MD
      • Buried at: Lorraine USMC (St. Avold, France) J-21-19
    28. Goers, Tec 4 Leo W. (37174737) - Company C
      • Died: October 29, 1944 - 2 miles S of Heusden, Netherlands (west of the Asten-Meijel road) QE 6308 - 400 yards south 400 yards west of Infantry CP - VE 635098 Maeseyck
      • Last Duty Location: 2 miles S of Heusden, Netherlands (west of the Asten-Meijel road) QE 6308 - 400 yards south 400 yards west of Infantry CP - VE 635098 Maeseyck on October 29, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: MN
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) WOM
        If you are a family member wishing to help to identify the remains of your soldier, click here for the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL) family outreach program.
    29. Gorton, Tec 4 Ernest (32227495) - Company HQ Co
      • Died: December 8, 1944 - vic. Ubach, Germany
      • Last Duty Location: vic. Ubach, Germany on December 8, 1944
      • MOS: 802
      • Home State: NY
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) P-15-7
    30. Gould, Tec 5 George Willard (37284381) - Company Bn HQ
      • Died: December 22, 1944 - 107th Evacuation Hospital; ???, Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: Recht, Belgium VP 8194 on December 19, 1944
      • MOS: 740 (Radio Operator, Intermediate Speed)
      • Home State: MN
      • Buried at: Forest Hill Cemetery; Duluth, MN
        Find A Grave information.
    31. Grant, Cpl. Carroll W. (34255042) - Company A
      • Died: January 22, 1945 - 860931 (?vic. Born?), Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: 860931 (?vic. Born?), Belgium on January 22, 1945
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: NC
      • Buried at: Henri-Chapelle, Belgium USMC H-6-8
    32. Gray, Sgt. Edward F. (39840454) - Company HQ Co
      • Died: March 27, 1945 - somewhere in Germany shortly after crossing the Rhine
      • Last Duty Location: somewhere in Germany shortly after crossing the Rhine on March 27, 1945
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: CA
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) B-16-7
    33. Hill, Tec 4 Jack (35264825) - Company A
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: OH
      • Buried at: Henri-Chapelle, Belgium USMC G-8-71
    34. Hittmann, Pvt. Norman A. (16048800) - Company Sv
      • Died: April 6, 1945 - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: ?Germany? on unknown date
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: WI
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) L-1-16
    35. Holdiman, Cpl. Elwyn (36313921) - Company C
      • Died: October 29, 1944 - 2 miles S of Heusden, Netherlands (west of the Asten-Meijel road) QE 6308 - 400 yards south 400 yards west of Infantry CP - VE 635098 Maeseyck
      • Last Duty Location: 2 miles S of Heusden, Netherlands (west of the Asten-Meijel road) QE 6308 - 400 yards south 400 yards west of Infantry CP - VE 635098 Maeseyck on October 29, 1944
      • MOS: 616 (Gunner)
      • Home State: IL
      • Buried at: Lincoln Memorial Park; Oswego, IL - Section MAA
        Find A Grave information.
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    36. Hubbard, Pvt. Walter L. (33154484) - Company C
      • Died: August 22, 1944 - Melun, France
      • Last Duty Location: Melun, France on August 22, 1944
      • MOS: 531 (Cannoneer)
      • Home State: VA
      • Buried at: Beverly National Cemetery; Beverly, NJ - Plot: G 6
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    37. Hummel, 1st Lt. William J. (O-1019215) - Company B
      • Died: December 1, 1944 - 111th Evacuation Hospital; ???, ?Germany?
      • Last Duty Location: Linnich, Germany VK 9665 on December 1, 1944
      • MOS: 1203 (Tank Officer)
      • Home State: NY
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) F-11-7
    38. Johnson, Pvt. Rodger E. (34875393) - Company A
    39. Jones, Pvt. Thomas B., Jr. (33179776) - Company C
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: MD
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) WOM
        If you are a family member wishing to help to identify the remains of your soldier, click here for the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL) family outreach program.
    40. Kelly, Pfc. Michael B. (35264315) - Company A
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 531 (Cannoneer)
      • Home State: KY
      • Buried at: St. Mary's Cemetery; Fort Mitchell, KY - Section 12
        Find A Grave information.
    41. Kimmons, Pfc. Bernie E. (34240206) - Company C
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands - on the property of J. A. Hendriks, C167, or of G. Gerrits, C237
      • Last Duty Location: ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands - on the property of J. A. Hendriks, C167, or of G. Gerrits, C237 on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 531 (Cannoneer)
      • Home State: FL
      • Buried at: Soldiers Home National Cemetery (Washington, DC) L-9102-K
        Find A Grave information & grave photo.
    42. Kolter, Cpl. Robert J. (17050712) - Company B
      • Died: December 27, 1944 - Manhay, Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: Manhay, Belgium on December 27, 1944
      • MOS: 616 (Gunner)
      • Home State: MN
      • Buried at: St. Mary's Cemetery; Winona, MN
    43. Kretschmer, Tec 4 Monroe Morris (36118171) - Company B
      • Died: November 5, 1944 - ??? Hospital; ???, France
      • Last Duty Location: ?vic. Heitrak (695114)?, Netherlands on October 28, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: MI
      • Buried at: Henri-Chapelle, Belgium USMC A-12-49
    44. Loyd, Sgt. Raymond T. (36312940) - Company C
    45. Mallard, Pvt. Clarence J. (34273178) - Company A
      • Died: September 18, 1944 - attacking toward Sillegny, France from woods west of town
      • Last Duty Location: attacking toward Sillegny, France from woods west of town on September 18, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: AL
      • Buried at: Hillview Baptist Church Cemetery; Forestdale, AL
        Find A Grave information.
    46. McLaughlin, Tec 5 Charles H. (33260623) - Company A
      • Died: September 17, 1944 - 34th Evacauation Hospital; ???, France
      • Last Duty Location: attacking toward Sillegny, France from western outskirts of Marieulles, France on September 16, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: PA
      • Buried at: Chartiers Cemetery; Carnegie, PA
        Find A Grave information.
    47. McLean, Pvt. Aloysious James, Jr. (36042935) - Company A
      • Died: January 31, 1945 - 1-2 miles west of Stalag III-C, nearing Szumilowo, Poland
      • Last Duty Location: between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: IL
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) WOM
        Click here for his photo.
    48. McNamara, Sgt. Thomas Francis (32227947) - Company B
      • Died: April 6, 1945 - ???, Germany
      • Last Duty Location: ???, Germany on unknown date
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: NY
      • Buried at: St. John's Cemetery; Queens, NY
        Find A Grave information.
    49. Montgomery, Tec 5 James W. (6917073) - Company A
      • Died: April 4, 1945 - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: ?Germany? on unknown date
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: IL
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) M-17-3
    50. Moody, Pfc. Jacob G. (38668670) - Company unknown
      • Died: April 10, 1945 - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: ?Germany? on unknown date
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: AR
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) B-20-1
    51. Nixon, Sgt. Edward F. (31002710) - Company A
      • Died: date unknown - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: Melun, France on August 23, 1944
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: MA
      • Buried at: Buried in US - WHERE?
    52. Norgren, Pfc. Vernon B. (37558113) - Company A
      • Died: January 22, 1945 - 860931 (1/2 mile S of Born) Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: 860931 (1/2 mile S of Born) Belgium on January 22, 1945
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: IL
      • Buried at: Lakeview Cemetery; Two Harbors, MN
    53. Ollmetzer, Tec 5 Godfrey Z. (32000986) - Company unknown
      • Died: January 25, 1945 - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: unknown on unknown date
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: NY
      • Buried at: Mobile, AL National Cemetery 7-2205
    54. Olson, 1st Lt. Elmo T. (O-1 019 166) - Company C
      • Died: December 28, 1944 - ?hospital?, Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: Jevigné, Belgium on December 23, 1944
      • MOS: 1203
      • Home State: OK
      • Buried at: Memorial Park Cemetery; Bartlesville, OK
        Click here for a photograph of his grave stone.
        Click here for his entry in the Oklahoma War Memorial.
    55. Oswald, Pfc. Randolph E. (37323731) - Company HQ Co
    56. Payne, Pvt. James T. (36168087) - Company HQ Co
      • Died: September 19, 1944 - vic. Sillegny, France
      • Last Duty Location: vic. Sillegny, France on September 19, 1944
      • MOS: 745
      • Home State: MI
      • Buried at: Mount Kenton Cemetery; Paducah, KY
        Find A Grave information.
    57. Peterson, Pvt. Harold A. (37543967) - Company C
      • Died: October 5, 1944 - ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: ?just north of boot-shaped woods?, north of Overloon, Netherlands on October 5, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: MN
      • Buried at: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery; Louisville, KY; Section I, Grave 251 (group burial of Ahearn, Fratus, Peterson) - Click here for 2004 newspaper article with photo of his grave.
    58. Reusch, Tec 4 Hubert L. (35283868) - Company A
    59. Rusch, Cpl. Raymond A. (37681421) - Company C
    60. Seidenstricker, Cpl. James (36118552) - Company A
      • Died: November 23, 1944 - about 1/2 mile S of Beeck, Germany
      • Last Duty Location: about 1/2 mile S of Beeck, Germany on November 23, 1944
      • MOS: 616 (Gunner)
      • Home State: MI
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) A-7-1
    61. Slankard, Tec 4 Euan J. (37010778) - Company A
    62. Slate, Pvt. Eulys Francis (39417088) - Company HQ Co
      • Died: December 20, 1944 - Samree, Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: Samree, Belgium on December 20, 1944
      • MOS: 504 (Ammunition Handler)
      • Home State: CA
      • Buried at: Ardennes USMC (Neupré-en-Condroz, Belgium) WOM
        Click here for his photo.
    63. Smith, Sgt. William E. (16061737) - Company HQ Co
      • Died: December 20, 1944 - location unknown
      • Last Duty Location: Samree, Belgium on December 20, 1944
      • MOS: 539
      • Home State: MI
      • Buried at: Henri-Chapelle, Belgium USMC E-7-32
    64. Stets, 2nd Lt. Francis L. (O-1 017 906) - Company C
      • Died: September 11, 1944 - 2 miles SE of Roncourt, France
      • Last Duty Location: 2 miles SE of Roncourt, France on September 11, 1944
      • MOS: 1203 (Tank Officer)
      • Home State: PA
      • Buried at: St. Catherine's Cemetery; Moscow, PA
    65. Thompson, Pvt. Chester H. (37363876) - Company C
    66. Tiesling, Pfc. Louis E. (36817802) - Company A
      • Died: January 22, 1945 - 860931 (?vic. Born?), Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: 860931 (?vic. Born?), Belgium on January 22, 1945
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: WI
      • Buried at: Henri-Chapelle, Belgium USMC A-3-43
    67. Tompkins, Pfc. Tom Terral (38356901) - Company A
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: AR
      • Buried at: Netherlands USMC (Margraten, Netherlands) WOM
        If you are a family member wishing to help to identify the remains of your soldier, click here for the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL) family outreach program.
    68. Wawrzyniak, Pvt. Charles E. (35111736) - Company A
      • Died: October 4, 1944 - between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands
      • Last Duty Location: between two woods west of Kijkuit and north of Castle Hattert, east of Overloon, Netherlands on October 4, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: IN
      • Buried at: Ardennes USMC (Neupré-en-Condroz, Belgium) D-9-11
        Click here for his photo.
    69. Webb, Tec 5 Titus S. (38324474) - Company A
      • Died: March 27, 1945 - ?vic. Oberbiel?, Germany
      • Last Duty Location: ?vic. Oberbiel?, Germany on March 27, 1945
      • MOS: ?Tank Driver?
      • Home State: LA
      • Buried at: Shiloh Cemetery (located east of Hwy 171 between Converse and Zwolle on Shiloh Cemetery Road in Sabine Parish), LA; Row 6 Number 3
        Click here for photo of his grave stone.
    70. Weed, Sgt. Emery Eugene (16053042) - Company HQ Co
      • Died: December 20, 1944 - Samree, Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: Samree, Belgium on December 20, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: IL
      • Buried at: East Lawn Park Memorial Cemetery; Bloomington, IL
    71. West, S/Sgt. Robert Dukes (6345808) - Company A
      • Died: September 18, 1944 - attacking toward Sillegny, France from woods west of town
      • Last Duty Location: attacking toward Sillegny, France from woods west of town on September 18, 1944
      • MOS: 651 (Tank Commander)
      • Home State: GA
      • Buried at: Lorraine USMC (St. Avold, France) WOM
        Click here for his photo.
        Click here for his daughter Anne Anthony's web page about him.
    72. Westhafer, Cpl. Paul M. (33148485) - Company C
      • Died: September 19, 1944 - 1 mile west of Sillegny, France
      • Last Duty Location: 1 mile west of Sillegny, France on September 19, 1944
      • MOS: 616 (Gunner)
      • Home State: PA
      • Buried at: Lorraine USMC (St. Avold, France) C-16-87
    73. Williams, S/Sgt. Evan (6393665) - Company C
    74. Willoughby, Pvt. Mitchell (35450317) - Company B
      • Died: August 31, 1944 - Hospital in ?France or England?
      • Last Duty Location: Melun, France on August 24, 1944
      • MOS: 604 (Light Machine Gunner)
      • Home State: KY
      • Buried at: Crown Hill Cemetery; Sharpsburg, KY
        Find A Grave information.
    75. Wills, Pfc. Clifton A. (39920711) - Company A
      • Died: January 22, 1945 - 860931 (?vic. Born?), Belgium
      • Last Duty Location: 860931 (?vic. Born?), Belgium on January 22, 1945
      • MOS: unknown
      • Home State: OK
      • Buried at: Henri-Chapelle, Belgium USMC H-10-65
    76. Ziencina, Pfc. Edward Thomas (31286792) - Company A
      • Died: September 16, 1944 - attacking toward Sillegny, France from western outskirts of Marieulles, France
      • Last Duty Location: attacking toward Sillegny, France from western outskirts of Marieulles, France on September 16, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: MA
      • Buried at: St. Michael's Cemetery; Springfield, MA
    77. Zorick, Pfc. Joseph (35895413) - Company A
      • Died: November 23, 1944 - about 1/2 mile S of Beeck, Germany
      • Last Duty Location: about 1/2 mile S of Beeck, Germany on November 23, 1944
      • MOS: 736 (tank driver)
      • Home State: IN
      • Buried at: Oak Hill Cemetery; Gary, IN
        Find A Grave information.

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