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17th Armored Engineer Battalion in World War 2

17th Engineers during World War 2

Roll of Honor

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Foto van John Michael Cabey
John Michael Cabey
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: PrivateBorn: 01/26/1914

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 04/08/1941
Deceased: 06/19/1944 DOW (Died Of Wounds)
Location: La Mine, France (unconfirmed)
Hometown: Hampden County, Massachusetts
Army Serial Number: 31039720
Burial: Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: H row 18 grave 6
GPS (lat/lon): 49°21’38.7″N 0°51’31.1″W

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Foto van Amado P Castro
Amado P Castro
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: PrivateBorn: 06/30/1919

Awards and Citations: Purple Hart (Unconfirmed)
Enlisted: 10/20/1944
Deceased: 08/04/1944
Location: Vire and Saint Sever Calvados, Normandy, France
Hometown: Santa Barbara California
Army Serial Number: 39110580
Burial: Calvary Cemetery
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA

Plot: Grave #2 Tier 5 and the section is Old Victory
GPS (lat/lon): Unknown

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Foto van Richard Chavez
Richard Chavez
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company C Rank: PrivateBorn: 03/28/1922

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 10/06/1942
Deceased: 12/21/1944 DOW (Died of Wounds)
Location: Oidtweiler Alsdorf, Germany
Hometown: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Army Serial Number: 38167989
Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA 
Plot
GPS (lat/lon): 

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Foto van Albert F Clark
Albert F Clark
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company A Rank: Private First ClassBorn: 1919

Awards and Citations: Bronze Star – Purple Heart
Enlisted: 09/08/1941
Deceased: 04/10/1945 KIA (Killed in action)
Location: Lichtenberg, Salzgitter, Germany
Hometown: Baltimore City County, Maryland
Army Serial Number: 33066504
Burial: Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial Margraten
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot:
N row, 13 grave 14
GPS (lat/lon): 50°49’02.2″N 5°48’32.9″E

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Foto van 1st LT Francis Joseph Crimmins
1st LT Francis Joseph Crimmins
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company – A Rank: First LieutenantBorn: 1904

Awards and Citations: Silver Star, Purple Heart
Enlisted: Unknown
Deceased: 09/15/1944 Killed in action (KIA)
Location: North of Maastricht, Meersen, Limburg, Holland
Hometown: Massachusetts
Army Serial Number: O-495555
Burial: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers Liège, Belgium
Plot: G row 6 grave 27
GPS (lat/lon): 50°41’54.2″N 5°54’07.2″E

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