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Roster  Company - A (Partial) - 1st Battalion

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank ASN No. Pltn Status Medals Comment

Adamczyk Edward E BS
Adams James J Pfc PF
Adams Lawrence J
Addis James D
Anderson Eugene Pvt 33375617 3rd KIA PH Hitdorf am Rhein
Bady Charles H
Bailey Russell C Pvt PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures
Baldino Fred J Cpl PH(2)  Photo on Trooper Pictures
Bates Arthur W Jr Pfc 13021889 KIA PH Ardennes
Bayley Edwin
Beall William R Maj 0-340894 KIA BS PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Salerno
Bell Jack W
Bell Johnnie L
Bishop Bertram J
Black Patrick M T/Sgt 2nd Tranfer HQ 1
Blanchette Joseph A Pvt 2nd  Photo on Trooper Pictures
Bledsoe Maurice O Pvt 18122353 SS [509 PIB]
Bosher Louis C Pvt 33631391 2nd KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Manderfeld
Breard Reneau G 1/Lt 0-477286 XO SS
Bresser Clarence J
Brisco Daniel F Pfc PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Broadhead Daren R Cpl SS
Brooks Wayne D Pfc 39677329 1st DOW PH Hitdorf am Rhein
Brown Frank Jr
Brown Theodore W
Pvt 33502045 1st KIA PH Hitdorf am Rhein
Brown William G
Pvt 32047126 1st DOW PH Ardennes
Buckley Douglas L
Bullock William W S/Sgt 14041375 BS(OLC)
Burnett John F Pvt 36598335 2nd KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Holland
Cann Charles E
T/5 35791953 KIA PH Anzio
Carney Blair R
Carter Bernard E Pfc 13086344 1st KIA PH Altavilla
Caruso Henry A
Castile Norman L Pvt 39344851 KIA PH Hitdorf am Rhein
Castle Robert
Cerra Donald J
Chaska Archibald Pvt POW  Photo on Trooper Pictures
Clark Albert B
Clift Sterling L Pfc 38567757 KIA SS PH Hitdorf am Rhein
Clugston Frank S Pfc 37730619 SS 
Cole Almon C Pvt 3rd PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures
Connely P
Consigny William H Pvt 11084772 SS 
Coppage I L
Corey A W
Cox Jesse F Pvt 20954047 SS 
Crete Laureat W T/4 31373430 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Hitdorf
Cullen F
Cundiff Amos R Cpl 6991728 BS 
Currier Robert S 1/Lt 0-446947 3rd KIA SS PH Lent-Oosterhout
Danielson Virgil C
DeCamp Clifford E Sgt 15077652 1st DOW PH Ardennes
Down Thomas J
Drew Glenn M
Dunavant Henry Clay 1/Lt 01292320 XO KIA PH Holzheim
Duncan Charles W Capt 0-1286100 BS
Dunn Joseph E 1/Lt 0-463917 SS
Edmondson Max D Pvt 36548198 1st KIA PH Overasselt DZ-O
Edstron Willard H Pfc 47284610 BS 
Eisemann Frances L Pfc 36065865 SS 
Emery James R Pvt 36947071 KIA PH Hitdorf am Rhein
Fairbrother Irving T
Fake Aaron A
Farrell Michael W Jr T/5 11055136 DOW PH
Folmar Charles G Pfc 12054924  BS
Fuhrman Clarence L
Gaffney J
Gagne Arthur A Jr
Galitza Charles E Pfc 35632279 1st KIA PH Holzheim
Gaudet Joseph G
Gaygan James F Pvt PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures
Gentyla Joseph P
George James E
Gibson Bruce P Pfc 39602441 1st KIA BS PH
Gibson John L Jr
Giles Angus M Jr Pfc 38149823 2nd KIA BS PH Manderfeld
Gilpatrick Arthur F
Girard Henry R Jr S/Sgt 31353899  BS
Goethe James H 1/Lt 0-425992 BS (OLC)  Photo on Trooper Pictures PF
Gonzales Jose C
Goodson Thomas J Pvt 20312296 2nd KIA PH Altavilla
Goolsby Bethel V
Gorr Gottfried G  
Gould Frank E
Pfc 32161647 KIA SS PH(2OLC) Hitdorf am Rhein
Gould Gordon  
Graham Joseph G  
Gray Joe  
Grey Walter R  
Gwiazdoski Joseph  
Hallock Richard R 1/Lt 0-1321116 SS BS  Photo on Trooper Pictures [551 PIB]
Hatcher Emmerson E Pvt 34047818 1st
Haushalter David L Pvt 42119063  BS
Hawkins Kenneth A Pfc 17002000 1st
Heidebrink Frank L S/Sgt 35453279 1st KIA SS PH Holzheim
Henry Homer T/4 18008525 1st
Huebner Otto W S/Sgt 16068187 BS
Henry Homer T/4 18008525 1st BS
Jones Wallace R Pvt 11091187 KIA PH
Kelly Edward J Pfc 20309662 DOW PH SWA Groesbeek
Kelly Thomas L Pvt 33415016 KIA PH Anzio
Lancaster Jack Sgt  Photo on Trooper Pictures Boxing Team
Larsen Robert W Pvt 17041795 2nd KIA PH Anzio
Mc Carthy Thomas J Pfc  Photo on Trooper Pictures PF
Mc Fadden John E Pvt 33581106 1st KIA PH Holzheim
McGrath Patrick J Pvt 12080005 3rd KIA SS, PH Overasselt
Miller Alex G Sgt 18005495 SS
Miller Odis C Pfc 38005639 BS
Morin Earl V 1/Lt 01703041 2nd DOW PH(2OLC)  Photo on Trooper Pictures Holzheim
Mortzfeld John C
Munoz David O T/5 36620975 British MM
Neilson Alexander 1/Lt 01292571 3rd KIA PH Anzio
Nelson Joe G
O'Connor John J Pvt 39095042 2nd KIA PH Anzio
Olimpi Ott
Olszak Edward S
Ottinger Roscoe A PH
Parsons John C
Pease John Capt 0-410565 SS
Piper Harold W Sgt 6572684 3rd MIA PH Anzio
Rader Alva
Reich Mitchel H Pfc 1st  Photo on Trooper Pictures
Rettell Victor C Pvt 16151307 DOW PH SWA Groesbeek
Roberts Vernon A Pfc 37501007 3rd KIA PH Anzio
Rothweiler William J S/Sgt 37349023 SS BS
Rouse Edwin L 1/Sgt 20402955 KIA  PH Altavilla
Scavo Michael J
Schaffer Daniel W Pfc 15077820 SS
Schlater William J S/Sgt 33051118 BS
Schneider Peter R Pfc 32349740 SS
Schultz Arthur A
Scissom Samuel A
Sebastian Albert S
Shaffer Ervin E
Siegmann George A
Smith Vannas C
Snead James W Pfc 34397874 BS
Sonntag Clarence E Pvt 38403841 1st KIA PH Manderfeld
Spiegle Charles Pfc 15054456 KIA PH(OLC) Hitdorf am Rhein
Spooner John W 1/Lt 01169345 KIA BS,PH(3OLC) Hitdorf am Rhein
Stankiewicz Charles A
Starling Ellis A
Steepro Homer G
Stetser Robert C
Stinson Paul G Pvt 19017419 3rd KIA PH Groesbeek
Stone Maurice F Pvt 31462352 1st KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Holzheim
Strohmaier George W Pvt 32106978 3rd KIA PH
Stubbs John H S/Sgt 34480487 SS(OLC)
Switay Casimer W Pvt 32167757 BS
Tempel Harland A T/4 20720163 BS
Tesch Norman G
Thompson Alfred M Sgt 18109208 BS(OLC)
Thurman Henry G Pfc 34195764 3rd KIA PH Anzio
Wall Ned E 1/Lt 01283879 XO KIA PH Altavilla
Wallace Weldon D
Washko Robert Pvt 33573850 1st KIA BS, PH Lent-Ft Holland
Wengress Ignatius W Pvt 33424726 1st KIA PH Holzheim
Williams Clarence B Jr S/Sgt 34514830 KIA PH Wylerbaan-Voxhill
Wisham Ithel T Pfc 34688422 BS
Young Ralph R Pfc 20312296 2nd KIA PH Altavilla
Young Willard N Sgt 39827457 SS(OLC)  Photo on Trooper Pictures 

BS   -  Bronze Star KODY - Killed on Duty PLTN - Platoon
CAPT - Captain LT COL -  Lieutenant Colonel POW  -  Prisoner of War
COL - Colonel 1/LT - First Lieutenant SGT - Sergeant
DODY - Died on Duty 2/LT- Second Lieutenant S/SGT - Staff Sergeant
DOI - Died of Injuries MAJ -  Major 1/SGT - First Sergeant
DOW - Died of Wounds MIA - Missing in Action SS - Silver Star
DSC - Distinguished Service Cross MOH - Medal of Honor T/SGT - Technician Sergeant
JWO - Junior Warrant Officer PFC -  Private First Class T/4 - Technician 4th Class
KIA - Killed in Action PH - Purple Heart T/5 - Technician 5th Class

R E L A T E D   B O O K S

Badsey , Stephen & Chandler, David G (Editor)  Arnhem 1944: Operation "Market Garden" (Campaign No.24) 1993 96p. ISBN: 1855323028
Blair, Jr, Clay Ridgeway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in WW II. New York: Doubleday, 1985 588 p. ISBN: 0385278888
Breuer, William B  Agony at Anzio: The Allies Most Controversial and Bizarre Operation of WW II Jove Publishing, 1989 ISBN: 0515102113
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, 1989 621 p. ISBN: 0-312-03350-8
Breuer, William B Drop Zone Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike,July 1943. Novato, CA: Presidio, c1983. 212 p. ISBN: 089 141 1968
Breuer, William B  They Jumped at Midnight Jove Publishing, (P) c1990 ISBN: 0515104256
Burriss, T Moffatt  Strike and Hold: A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in WW II Brasseys, Inc, 256 pp August,2000 ISBN: 1574882589
Carter, Ross S  Those Devils in Baggy Pants  Buccaneer Books, Reprint,1996 ISBN: 0899666132
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Keegan, John The Second World War Penguin (P), 708 p. ISBN: 014011341X
Kershaw, Alex The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Da Capo Press, 288 pp November 30, 2004 ISBN: 0306813041
MacDonald, Charles B  A Time For Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge Wm Morrow & Co (P), 720 p. ISBN: 068151574
Megallas , James All the Way to Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe 336p., Presidio Press, March, 2003. ISBN: 0891417842
Messina , Phillip Anzio: Song of Destiny A.G.Halldin Publishing Company, 1992. ISBN: 0 935 64838 0
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
van Lunteren, Frank The Battle of Bridges: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Operation Market Garden Casemate, July 19,2014. 336 p. ISBN: 1612002323
Wildman, John B All Americans 82nd Airborne. Meadowlands Militaria, 6/83 ISBN:091 208 1007
The Center of Military History The War in the Mediterranean: A WWII Pictorial History Brasseys, Inc., 465 p. ISBN:1574881302

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