17th Armored Engineer Battalion in World War 2

17th Engineers during World War Two

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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 
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This grave is currently researched and will be completed at the end of 2019

Location grave              at the   Cemetary:





Where was              killed in action/ died of wounds?




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Official casualty list

Deathlist Richard Chavez detail

Deathlist Richard Chavez detail

Deathlist Richard Chavez detail



Headstone Application Card

Headstone Chavez



The location of the house in the year where                lived with the family, as an               year old “                        ”:




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Research © by: Martijn Brandjes
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