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  1. seeking any info on William A Sawatzky 5th engineer combat Bn MIA/KIA Belguim I am guessing a battle of bulge KIA but not 100% sure on unit ? Thanks scott
  2. This is my Grandfathers Brother KIA Malmandy Dec 21 1944
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    2756th combat enginners co C

    My mother was very close to vincent she would know something but she is very ill and can not communicate !! sorry !! I will try to talk to the remaining family most are gone !!! but i will call my cousin and see if she knows anything? I know vincent had a brother Cornelius(Boy) Callahan he served in the Pacific but died in the 70s i think ? Scott
  4. need help on anyone who knew him and how he was a non battle death (gunshot wound to the head) april 19 1945 at beckstein germany! murder or accident??? family needs help finding what happened !!! thanks scott
  5. I know william was prewar 5th engineers is there a prewar yearbook or photo ? i would love to find a photo on him ! Scott
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    Co C 1278th engineer combat bn KIA

    My Great uncle on my fathers side was Horace E Derrickson Co C 1278th ECB and My great uncle on my mothers side was Vincent P Callahan who was co C 2756th ECB Died non battle Apr 18 1945 in germany accidentially shot by 2 GIs messing with a german luger and accidentially firing it hitting him as he was reading mail !
  7. his grave !! Thanks Chistoph !!! What units were in 5th engineers ? 1278th engineers ? found out he went MIA Dec. 21 1944
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    Cpl. Clayton H Thornton

    heres back showing engraving !
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    Cpl. Clayton H Thornton

    Hello seeking info on Clayton H Thornton KIA north korea was a member of 65th engineer combat bn 25th inf div in north korea 7-28 1951 any info a help!! thanks scott
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    Cpl. Clayton H Thornton

    Heres awards of Cpl. Clayton H Thornton service # 17263596 Combat construction specialist born 1932 from lake minn. Killed in action July 28,1951 in north korea as a member of 65th engineer combat bn. 25th inf. div. awarded Purple heart,Korean service medal,UN service Medal,National defence service medal and korean pres. unit citation Any idea were I can find a 65th engineer bn crest?
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    Cpl. Clayton H Thornton

    hello Thanks for all the links I picked up his posthumous Purple heart in a trade when I recieve it in the mail I will post a pic. of it Thanks again !!! scott
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    combat engineers in Italy

    THANKS FOR ALL THE INFO !!!!!!! scott
  13. just woundering what combat engineer battalions were in Italy? anyone have a list? picked up a Ph named to a local vet that was kia and family is gone Saved it from Ebay paid too much for it but he was from my county in PA and felt It hade to stay in this area! I know he was killed in Italy on sept. 25 1944 and was suppose to be an engineer thats all I have he was awarded ETO medal w/1 battle star if that helps! may be I have wrong info but maybe you guys know!!! his name was Alexander G Rose us army #33 337 595 kia 9-25-1944 italy !!!!
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    pic of engineers !

    heres a pic out of a photo album from a 101st airborne combat medic I knew! I think its tenn. manuvers! scanner down so tried my camera hope it turns out ok!
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    Fraternization

    heres other side
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    Fraternization

    heres something that I pick up from an old occupation MP many years back talks all about this stuff!
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    ww II engineer patches

    and engineers intel. patch I think its WW II
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    ww II engineer patches

    here some pics. of patches in my collection! which one would my great cousin Vincent P Callahan who was NBD with 2756th combat bn. CO C. have worn????
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    ww II engineer patches

    here more
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    combat engineers in Italy

    heres back!!! trying to find out were in bucks co. Pa. he is buried !!! feel as though should pay respects with flowers since all his family is gone and stuff was being sold by people who cleaned out an estate!! Im a softy!!! I believe his unit fought at Gothic line!! but not 100% on that??? THANKS AGAIN now we know what units were in Italy!!
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    combat engineers in Italy

    Guys Thanks for all your research ! Turns out the Dealer was wrong He was a member of 351st Infantry Regt. 88th Division someone found him on a unit list! Sorry! thought he was a combat engineer by what dealer told me still happy to have this PH from local hero!!!! heres a picture trying to research him a bit! wrote army for IDPF and st. louis for info will let you know what comes back! NOT a combat engineer but a nice PH !!!
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    2756th combat enginners co C

    thanks will keep you posted on any info I recieve scott
  23. hello need help finding info on the death on my great cousin PVT Vincent P Callahan #33173283 he was member of co C 2756th combat eng. in europe he was killed by gunshot wound to head( NBD )about 1820 hrs 19 april 1945 at beckstein germany !have copy of morning report at 1900 on same day two men were arrested pending charges PVT colwell bert NMI # 3568207 pvt juhnowski anthony j #31106477 UNsure if this is related but guessing it is ! any one outhere who has info or can help please email me at scottplen@comcast.net family needs closure of what happened was he murdered or accidentally shot???? fought through normandy - germany just to get killed like this is a sin!!! thanks scott ??
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