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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 James G Waldron
James G Waldron
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company A Rank: CorporalBorn: 07/29/1910

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: Unknown
Deceased: 07/27/1944 (Killed in Action)
Location: Les Mesnil-Herman, Normandy France
Hometown: Arkansas Baxter County/ Missouri
Army Serial Number: 37206754
Burial: Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot: Section H, site 86
GPS (lat/lon): 39°21’00.3″N 94°55’55.0″W

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Gordon F Walker
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Recon Battalion Rank: SergeantBorn: 05/05/1918

Awards and Citations: Legion of Merit, Purple Heart
Enlisted: 06/13/1942
Deceased: 06/16/1944
Location: Saint-Clair-Sur Elle, Normandy, France
Hometown: Ontario County, New York
Army Serial Number: 32140999
Burial: Rose Ridge Cemetery
Naples, Ontario County, New York, USA
Plot:
GPS (lat/lon): 42°37’03.5″N 77°24’39.3″W

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Henry Walker
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, (probably) Company ‘C’ Rank: Private First ClassBorn: 03/23/1920

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 11/06/1941
Deceased: 04/16/1945 DOW (Died of Wounds)
Location: Magdenburg, Germany
Hometown: Medina, Medison County, Tennessee
Army Serial Number: 34180256
Burial: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Arrondissement de Verviers
Liège, Belgium

Plot: L Row 17 Grave 21
GPS (lat/lon): 50°48’58.2″N 5°48’29.0″E

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Albert F Walsh
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: Private First ClassBorn: 1917

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 05/14/1942
Deceased: 04/13/1945 KIA (killed in action)
Location: Westerhusen, Elbe crossing, Germany
Hometown: Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Army Serial Number: 33058560
Burial: Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands 
Plot: O row 2 grave 16
GPS (lat/lon): 

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Lawrence P Woodside
Unit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: PrivateBorn: 1911

Awards and Citations: Purple Heart
Enlisted: 02/21/1942
Deceased: 08/24/1944
Location: Normandy France
Hometown: Wildrose, Williams, North Dakota, United States
Army Serial Number: 39450349
Burial: Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: D row 11 grave 46
GPS (lat/lon): 49°21’38.7″N 0°51’19.7″W

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