Staff Sergeant Herman W. Stuyvesant

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Dress jacket: Staff Sergeant Herman W. Stuyvesant (ASN: #33274030) Herman W. “Herky” Stuyvesant was born in Greenville, Pennsylvania on September 21, 1921 a son of the late Raymond Clarence and Ona Mae (Knox) Stuyvesant. He was a graduate of the former Penn High School, which was the only high school for the Greenville area until 1958. He enlisted on July 24, 1942 in Erie, Pennsylvania. After his basic training, Herman went to Camp Butner in North Carolina. There he joined … Read More

Staff Sergeant Claude L. Romack

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Grouping: Staff Sergeant Claude L. Romack (ASN: 38103246) Claude Lincoln “Link” Romack was born on July 7, 1909. He enlisted on march 13, 1942, and was inducted at Fort Bliss in El Paso Texas. There he stayed in tents for 8 days, before being transferred to Camp Roberts in California, for basic training. This camp was the home of both the Infantry and Field Artillery Replacement Training Centers. During World War II, 436.000 Infantry and Field Artillery troops passed through … Read More

Technician Fourth Grade Charles M. Kish

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Grouping: Technician Fourth Grade Charles M. Kish (ASN: #33135334) Charles Michael Kish was born on June 11, 1914 in Bechtel, Pennsylvania. He enlisted on January 21, 1942. About 5 months later, Private Kish became an automotive mechanic and joined the Service Company of the 16th Infantry Regiment. The Regiment departed from the New York Port of Embarkation on August 1, 1942 and arrived in Scotland on August 7. Once in the European Theater of Operations, Charlie took part in all 8 … Read More

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

First Sergeant Stephen A. Martosko

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Grouping: First Sergeant Stephen A. Martosko (ASN: 35010563) Stephen Andrew Martosko was born on January 8, 1916 in Cleveland, Ohio. At the age of 25 (on February 27, 1941) he went to the Cleveland recruiting & induction station, and was accepted for active military service. He was then forwarded to the Reception Center, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. A Reception Center is an installation for the reception of new personnel, including completion of all necessary records, issue of individual equipment, classification … Read More

Captain McCord Sollenberger

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Grouping: Captain McCord Sollenberger (ASN: 01031210) McCord Sollenberger joined the Army on May 25, 1942 at the age of 31. He started in the Cavalry as a private, and in September 1942 he got promoted to Corporal and joined the Officers Candidate School. He took general courses in officer qualification, tactics, and techniques for employment in the cavalry. Mac graduated on December 9, 1942 and got promoted to 2nd Lieutenant. His first assignment was as a unit Officer in the … Read More