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17th Armored Engineer Battalion in World War 2

17th Engineers during World War 2

Officers of the 17th Armd Eng Bn

Officer Staff 17th Engineers at Tidworth Barracks England, may/ june 1944

Officer Staff 17th Engineers at Tidworth Barracks England, may/ june 1944

Officer Staff 17th Engineers at Tidworth Barracks England, june, may 1944. Photo: S. Benninger

Officer Staff 17th Armored Engineer Battalion at Tidworth Barracks England, june, may 1944. Photo: S. Benninger

Numberd Officer Staff 17th Engineers at Tidworth Barracks Engeland, june, may 1944 S. Benninger

Numberd Officer Staff 17th Engineers at Tidworth Barracks Engeland, june, may 1944 S. Benninger

Names of the Officers: 

SITTING (left to right):

1.       Capt. Jones 

2.       Lt. Kelly, 07/28/1944 KIA (Killed in Action)

3.       Capt. Carter.

4.       Capt. Hall,

5.       Ccl. Correll,

6.       Maj. Rarick.

7.       Capt. Fry,

8.       Capt. Herford,

9.       Chaplain Bertram

FIRST ROW STANDING:

10.   Capt. Hergett,

11.   Capt. Samson,

12.   Capt. Hazzard,

13.   Capt. McMahan, 07/27/1944 KIA (Killed in Action)

14.   Capt. Youngblood, (More about Capt Youngblood in “The Rhineland Campaign – from the Roer to the Rhine”

15.   Lt. Smith

16.   Capt. Novotny,

17.   Capt. Marc,

18.   Lt. Reed,

19.   Lt. Yarosh.

SECOND ROW:

20.   Lt. Arnone,

21.   Lt. Christian,

22.   Lt. McAdams,

23.   Capt. Sutter,

24.   Lt. Lloyd,

25.   Lt. Mcguire,

26.   Lt. Ruffle,

27.   Lt. Januzzi, 06/16/1944 KIA (Killed in Action) 

28.   Lt. Mitchell, 11/23/1944 KIA (Killed in Action)

29.   Lt. Kabler.

THIRD ROW:

30.   Lt. Laurino,

31.   Lt. Coughlin, (more about Lt Coughlin in “1945 April 5, Germany, Treadway bridge across Weser at Ohr) 

32.   Lt. Parfett,

33.   Lt. Coan,

34.   Lt. Thompson,

35.   Mr. Benedict,

36.   Lt. Hillenbrand,

37.   Lt. Whitting,

38.   Lt. Loughran,

39.   Lt. Schofield.

FOURTH ROW:

40.   Lt. Spears, (read more about LT Edwin E Spears here)

41.   Capt. Hazen.

42.   Lt. Turner, (read more about LT Francis Turner here)

43.   Lt. Albano,

44.   Mr Klibert,

45.   Lt. Hamilton,

46.   Lt. Steltenpole,

47.   Lt. Lindstrom,

48.   Lt. Kline.


Franics Turner with his fellow officers, 17th Arrmored Engineer Battalion at Baddeckenstedt Railwaystation Germany, spring1945

Franics Turner with his fellow officers, 17th Armored Engineer Battalion at Baddeckenstedt Railwaystation Germany, spring 1945 (picture: S. Benninger)