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504th PIR Regimental Pocket Patch

504th PIR WW II
Medal of Honor Recipient

Pvt John R.Towle

Distinguished Service Cross Recipients
Major Robert B Acheson
Major Julian Cook
Pfc Daniel T Del Grippo
Major Don B Durham
Sgt Shelton W Dustin
Cpl John Grenado
Pvt Thomas S Gugliuzza
1/Lt Roy M Hanna
Maj Willard Harrison
Pfc Raymond S Holsti
Pvt Shelby R Hord
Cpl Joseph Jusek
2/Lt Bernard E Karnap
1/Lt James R Kiernan
Pfc Joseph M Koss
Pfc William G Lanseadel
Major John S.Lekson
1/Lt James Megallas
Pvt Walter J Muszynski
Cpl Charles E Nau
Pvt Leonard Opper
S/Sgt Thomas L Rodgers
Colonel Rueben Tucker
S/Sgt William P Walsh

Silver Star Recipients
Pvt Howard Albert
1/Lt Chester Anderson
Pfc T H Bachenheimer
2/Lt Ralph S Bird
Pvt Maurice Bledsoe
Pfc William C Boyle
1/Lt Reneau G Breard
Cpl Daren R Broadhead
Captain T. Moffatt Burriss
S/Sgt Ross S Carter
S/Sgt Louis P. Damore
T/4 Rockwell R Easton
2/Lt Wayne M Fetters
1/Lt Hanford A Files
Pfc Philip J Foley
LTC Leslie G Freeman
2/Lt Henry S Furst
Pfc Frank E Gould
Pfc Abraham Gurley
Capt Thomas C Hegelson
2/Lt Wayne Hockett
S/Sgt William C Kossman
Capt.Delbert A.Kuehl
Major John S.Lekson
Pvt Eddie H Livingston
Pvt Albert L Lodge
1/Lt James Megallas (OLC)
Sgt Thomas McCarthy
Sgt Harold W Piper
M/Sgt William L Reed
2/Lt William D Sachse
1/Lt John E Schaeffer
T/Sgt Elmer R Scheffler
S/Sgt Marion Shagdai
S/Sgt William Thurman
PFC Benjamin P Walker
Captain George J Watts
S/Sgt William H White
2/Lt William G Yepsen

Command Patch

The Battle of the Bridges - 504th PIR
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Battle of the Bridges

Blocking Kampfgruppe Peiper - 504th PIR
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Blocking Kampfruppe Peiper

Birth of a Regiment
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Birth of a Regiment

The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Service Company & Regimental Headquarters - Trooper Pictures

Service Company
S/Sgt Gilbert E Bonno - Service Company (Source: B Jeffries)

S/Sgt Gilbert E Bonno
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 03 Oct 44

Pvt Rodney V Buchman - Service Company (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Rodney V Buchman
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 26 Dec 44

T/5 John C Catiller

T/5 John C Catiller
504th PIR
Service Company

Pfc William T Frame

Pfc William T Frame
504th PIR
Service Company

T/5 Jack D Fulmer Motorcycle Accident - Service Company (Source: B Jeffries)

T/5 Jack D Fulmer
504th PIR Serv Co
KODY 30 May 45

Pvt Loy E Hallman - Service Company (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Loy E Hallman
504th PIR Serv Co
DOW 26 Mar 44

Pfc Harvey H Herbert - Service Company (Source: B Jeffries)

Pfc Harvey H Herbert
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 13 Nov 44

Sgt John T O'Brien - Service Company (Source: B Jeffries)

Sgt John T O'Brien
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 11 July 43

T/4 Gene Powers Jr - Service Company (Source: B Jeffries)

T/4 Gene Powers Jr
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 17 July 43

S/Sgt George F Rolla - KIA Anzio - Service Company

S/Sgt George F Rolla
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 22 Jan 44

Pvt Harold -Danny- Stalkfleet

Pvt Harold E Stalkfleet
504th PIR
Service Company

Pfc Edgar D Stephens

Pfc Edgar D Stephens
504th PIR
Service Company

Pvt William C Thomas Jr - KIA Anzio - Service Company

Pvt William C Thomas Jr
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 10 Mar 44

S/Sgt Wa Fui Lee - Parachute Rigger

S/Sgt Wa Fui Lee
504th PIR
Parachute Rigger

CWO4 John Ashley Ward - Parachute Rigger

CWO John A Ward
504th PIR
Parachute Rigger

Capt Jack M Bartley - Service Company

Capt Jack M Bartley
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 21 Dec 44

Regimental Headquarters (RHQ)
T/5 Jack Andreas MIA/Bronze Star Recipient (Courtesy:B Jeffries)

T/5 Jack Andreas
504th PIR Hq-Hq
MIA 11 July 1943 (BS)

Pfc Elbert S Barnett

Pfc Elbert S Barnett
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Demolition Section

2/Lt Ralph S Bird - Silver Star Recipient and Boxing Manager

2/Lt Ralph S Bird
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Boxing Manager (SS)

T/4 William E Chapman (Courtesy:B Jeffries)

T/4 William E Chapman
504th PIR Hq-Hq
KIA 11 July 1943

Cpl Robert R Cheatham (Courtesy:B Jeffries)

Cpl Robert R Cheatham
504th PIR Hq-Hq
DOW 08 Apr 1945

Pvt Arthur E Collins (Courtesy:B Jeffries)

Pvt Arthur E Collins
504th PIR Hq-Hq
KIA 28 July 1943

Pvt Russell K Dixon MIA/Bronze Star Recipient (Courtesy:B Jeffries)

Pvt Russell K Dixon
504th PIR Hq-Hq
MIA 11 July 1943 (BS)

Cpl Lee B Eastman - Demolition (Courtesy: Frank Van Lunteren)

Cpl Lee B Eastman
504th PIR Hq-Hq
KIA 7 April 1945

Pfc David K Finney Communications(Courtesy: Frank Van Lunteren)

Pfc David K Finney
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Communications Section

2/Lt Henry S Furst Silver Star Recipient - Battlefield Commision (Courtesy:B Jeffries)

2/Lt Henry S Furst
504th PIR Hq-Hq
BattleField Com (SS)

T/5 Wilmer K Hart - Lineman - Bronze Star Recipient

T/5 Wilmer K Hart
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Bronze Star Recipient

Pvt Stanley F Kawa(Courtesy:Steven J Salmon)

Pvt Stanley F Kawa
504th PIR

Pfc Donald R Krueger (Courtesy: Michael Krueger)

Pfc Donald R Krueger
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Light Machine Gunner

Pfc Olcott Colvin - Scout (Courtesy: Odeen Tyre)

Pfc Olcott C Smith
504th PIR Hq-Hq

Cpl Thomas Zouzas - (Courtesy: Frank Van Lunteren)

Cpl Thomas Zouzas
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Regimental S-2

2/Lt Harold M Gutterman (Source: B Jeffries)

2/Lt Harold M Gutterman
504th PIR Hq-Hq
KIA 14 Nov 1943

1/Lt Donald M Crooks (Source: B Jeffries)

1/Lt Donald M Crooks
504th PIR Hq-Hq
RECON Platoon

Capt Louis A Hauptfleisch

Capt Louis A Hauptfleisch
504th PIR Hq-Hq
S-1 (BS)

Capt Edson R Mattice

Capt Edson Mattice
504th PIR Hq-Hq

Major William A.B.Addison

Maj.William Addison
504th PIR Hq-Hq

Maj Mack C. Shelley

Maj. Mack C Shelly
504th PIR Hq-Hq

Capt.Delbert A. Kuehl - Silver Star Recipient Waal Crossing

Capt.Delbert A. Kuehl
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Chaplain (SS)

Capt Forrest E Richter

Capt Forrest E Richter
504th PIR Hq-Hq

Major Fordyce Gorham

Maj. Fordyce Gorham
504th PIR Hq-Hq

Maj Don B Dunham (Source: B Jeffries)

Maj Don B Dunham
504th PIR S-3
KIA 17 Sept 1943 DSC

Lt.Col Warren R.Williams Jr

LTC W.R.Williams
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Executive Officer

LTC Leslie G Freeman - Regimental XO - Silver Star Recipient

LTC Leslie G Freeman
504th PIR XO
Silver Star Recipient

Regimental Medical Detachment (RMD)
Major Ivan J Roggen

Maj Ivan J Roggen
504th PIR
Regimental Surgeon

1/Lt Francis R Cannizzaro

1/Lt Francis R Cannizzaro
504th PIR Medic
MIA 11 July 1943

Pvt William A Bruckert Jr (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt William A Bruckert Jr
504th PIR Medic
DOW 08 Nov 1943

S/Sgt Guy Colley Bronze Star Recipient (Source: B Jeffries)

S/Sgt Guy Colley
504th PIR
Medic (BS)

Sgt Claus Deutschmann

Sgt Claus Deutschmann
504th PIR Medic
Medic - RHQ

Pvt Fred Grainger Bronze Star Recipient

Pvt Fred Grainger
504th PIR Medic
KIA 17 Sept 1944

Sgt Gerald D Shaw

Sgt Gerald D Shaw
504th PIR Medic

Pvt Anthony J Trimarchi (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Anthony J Trimarchi
504th PIR Medic
KIA 14 Dec 1943

Pfc Benjamin P Walker - Silver Star Recipient

Pfc Benjamin P Walker
504th PIR Medic
KIA 02 Feb 1945 (SS)

Other - (Company Unknown)
2/Lt Almon Walter Morton in Naples Italy (Courtesy: Tony & Sonia Morton)

2/Lt Almon W Morton
504th PIR
Company unknown

Pfc Lenard A Engle

Pfc Lenard A Engle
504th PIR
Company unknown

Pfc Thomas F Frank

Pfc Thomas F Frank
504th PIR
DODY 31 Aug 45

Sgt Frank L Robinson (Source: B Jeffries)

Sgt Frank L Robinson
504th PIR
POW/43-45 Stalag 3B

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Nordyke , Phil Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II Zenith Press, November 2006. 480 pgs ISBN: 0760326649
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