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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 Ralph Sirico
Ralph Sirico
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: CorporalBorn: 1910

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 05/25/1942
Deceased: 10/13/1944
Location: Wurselen/ Schaufenberg, Germany
Hometown: Bronx (Districts 501-750), Bronx, New York, United States
Army Serial Number: 32343165
Burial: Burial: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Arrondissement de Verviers
Liège, Belgium
Plot: E row 11 grave 52
GPS (lat/lon): 50.6985, 5.90089

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Foto van Farris D Smith
Farris D Smith
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company A Rank: Private First ClassBorn: 06/03/1922

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 12/04/1942
Deceased: 10/13/1944 (Killed in Action)
Location: Würselen, Germany
Hometown: Missouri, Texas County
Army Serial Number: 17161706
Burial: Hillcrest Cemetery, Mountain Grove, Wright County, Missouri, USA
Plot: North East 1st 130-4
GPS (lat): 

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Foto van Paul F Snider
Paul F Snider
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Headquarters Rank: Private First Class

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 02/09/1942
Deceased: 03/03/1945 DOW (Died of Wounds)
Location: Schiefbahn, Germany
Hometown: Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, United States
Army Serial Number: 35256976
Burial: Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot: F row 11 grave 15
GPS (lat/lon): 

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Foto van Thomas H Snyder
Thomas H Snyder
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company D Rank: PrivateBorn: 03/15/1945

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart, Distinguished Service Cross
Enlisted: 03/10/1943
Deceased: 03/330/1945
Location: West of Lüdinghausen -Ams Canal now at Olfen, Germany
Hometown: Michigan
Army Serial Number: 15121676
Burial: Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
PLOTSec: 12, Site: 7577
GPS (lat/lon): 

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Foto van Lloyd D Sublett
Lloyd D Sublett
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: PrivateBorn: 1913

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 12/15/1942
Deceased: 07/13/1943 KIA (Killed in Action)
Location: Gela, Cinnicetti, Naro, Campobello, Butera; Sicily
Hometown: SAN JOAQUIN/ MERCED, FRESNO CALIFORNIA
Army Serial Number: 39690506
Burial: Sicily-Rome American CemeteryNettuno, Italy
Plot: Plot E Row 5 Grave 16
GPS (lat/lon): 41°27’52.6″N 12°39’29.8″E 

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Foto van Frederick Jr. C Summers
Frederick Jr. C Summers
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: Private First ClassBorn: 1919

Awards and Citations: None (unconfirmed)
Enlisted: 12/02/1941
Deceased: 03/30/1944 DNB (Died Non-battle)
Location: England
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Army Serial Number: 33068929
Burial: Parkwood Cemetery and Mausoleum
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot: Linden 26
GPS (lat/lon):

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