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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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John W Harrison
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: SergeantBorn: 1918

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart, Bronze Star
Enlisted: 06/15/1942
Deceased: 12/09/1944 DOW (Died of Wounds)
Location: Beaswyler, Germany
Hometown: Multnomah, Oregon
Army Serial Number: 39310916 
Burial: Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot: A row 20 grave 27
GPS (lat/lon):

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Frederick J Hartig
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: Private First ClassBorn: 1923

Awards and Citations: None
Enlisted: 02/07/1942
Deceased: 09/30/1943 Died Non-Battle
Location: Sicily/ North Africa
Hometown: Michigan, County Bay
Army Serial Number: 16062002
Burial: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: G row 12 grave 39
GPS (lat/lon): 41°27’51.5″N 12°39’25.9″E

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John Hoffman
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, A Company Rank: PrivateBorn: 09/26/1906

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart (unconfirmed)
Enlisted: June 15, 1942
Deceased: June 15, 1944 KIA (Killed in Action)
Location: France, Normandy, Carentan
Hometown: Hamilton County, Ohio
Army Serial Number: 35458415
Burial: Old Saint Joseph Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio,USA
Burial date: November 16, 1948
Section: 33, Grave 20S
GPS (lat/lon): Unknown

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Henry Wright Hurley
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Headquarters Rank: Lieutenant ColonelBorn: 11/26/1911

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart (Unconfirmed)
Enlisted: Unknown
Deceased: 07/14/1943
Location: Butera, Sicily
Hometown: Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Army Serial Number: O-020560
Burial: Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 4076
GPS (lat/lon): 38°52’36.2″N 77°04’04.9″W

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