Sergeant Rodney R. Eaton

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Grouping: Sergeant Rodney R. Eaton (ASN: #20746085) Sergeant Rodney Richard Eaton was born on December 5, 1917 in Harrison County, Missouri. Rodney enlisted in the army on November 25, 1940, over a year before the attack on Pearl Harbor. He later served as auto mechanic in the Service Battery of the 231st Armored Field Artillery Battalion, of the 6th Armored Division. The 231st Armored Field Artillery Battalion was activated on September 15, 1942 at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas. The unit departed … Read More

Staff Sergeant David O. Anthony

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Grouping: Staff Sergeant David O. Anthony (ASN: 36682781) David Orlando Anthony was born on December 25, 1917 in Peoria, Illinois. Before entering the service David Anthony was a machinist at the Peoria & Pekin Union railway roundhouse. Afterwards he was employed at the Rock Island arsenal, which has been an active manufacturer of military equipment and ordnance since the 1880s. Nowadays it is the largest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal in the United States.[1] In the early days of WWII, the … Read More