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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 William Stanley Majewski
William Stanley Majewski
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company A Rank: SergeantBorn: 11/13/1915

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart (unconfirmed)
Enlisted: 01/08/1941
Deceased: 06/14/1943 KIA (Killed in Action)
Location: African Campaign/ Sicilian Campaign
Hometown: Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
Army Serial Number: 31006197
Burial: Saint Bridgets Cemetery, Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Unknowm
GPS (lat/lon): Unknown

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Foto van Charles W Mantha
Charles W Mantha
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company C Rank: CorporalBorn: 02/07/1912

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 03/09/1942
Deceased: 10/05/1944
Location: Palenberg, Germany
Hometown: Islip Town, Suffolk, New York, United States
Army Serial Number: 32224677
Burial: Saint Lawrence Martyr Roman Catholic Cemetery Sayville,
Suffolk CountyNew YorkUSA

Plot:
GPS (lat/lon): 40°45’15.9″N 73°05’35.8″W

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Foto van Joseph F Masterson
Joseph F Masterson
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company B Rank: PrivateBorn: 1917

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 07/01/1941
Deceased: 02/21/1944 Died non-battle
Location: England
Hometown: Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Army Serial Number: 33072246
Burial: Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: F row 6 grave 40
GPS (lat/lon): 52°13’03.8″N 0°03’18.0″E

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Foto van Cecil Earle “Buddy” McMahan
Cecil Earle “Buddy” McMahan
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, C.O. of Company A Rank: CaptainBorn: 07/17/1918

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart (unconfirmed)
Enlisted: 05/20/1941
Deceased: 07/27/1944 KIA (Killed in Action)
Location: Le Mesnil-Herman, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Hometown: Tuscumbia, County, Alabama
Army Serial Number: O-415287
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama, USA
Plot:
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Dan Donald Mikovich
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company A Rank: PrivateBorn: 02/28/1920

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart (unconfirmed)
Enlisted: 11/02/1942
Deceased: 07/27/1944 (Killed in Action)
Location: Les Mesnil-Herman, Normandy France
Hometown: Butte, Montana, United States
Army Serial Number: 39613768
Burial: Inglewood Park Cemetery
PlotGR 4, LOT 158, MAGNOLIA
GPS (lat/lon): 33°58’19.5″N 118°20’24.4″W

 

 

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Foto van Donald L Mitchell
Donald L Mitchell
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company D, 3rd platoon Rank: 1st LieutenantBorn: 1915

Awards and Citations: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Enlisted: Unknown
Deceased: 11/23/1944
Location: Nort East of Setterich, Puffendorf, Germany
Hometown: Wyandotte County, Kansas
Army Serial Number: O1105682 
Burial: Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot: C row 9 grave 16
GPS (lat/lon): 50°49’01.0″N 5°48’20.9″E

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