17th Armored Engineer Battalion in World War 2

17th Engineers during World War Two

Roy L Basham - Roll of Honor

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Roy L Basham
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: Staff SergeantBorn: 1907

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 12/05/1942
Deceased: 7/28/1944 (KIA) Killed in action
Location: Pont-Hébert, Normandy, France
Hometown: Grayson, Kentucky
Army Serial Number: 6472162
Burial:Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot I Row 8 Grave 6
GPS (lat/lon): 49°21’38.1″N 0°51’34.7″W

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