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  1. Rodge Dowson

    I am searching for any information about and if possible a photograph of Sgt. John J. Houk, a Pathfinder from ‘I’ Company he was with Chalk No 9, 3/506th on D-Day from North Witham. He was killed in Normandy, there is some information about him in ‘Tonight we die as Men’.Any help would be really welcome.
    Thank You – Rodge

    March 25, 2010 at 10:25 am

  2. Anne Snyder

    I am looking for information on 2 E 2 Lt Robert L Mathews 6/6/44 Normandy . I cannot find him listed as buried in Europe. Would like biographical information, photo, etc. anything at all. Am helping a French teacher of English and her students who select men and their families killed or who served to liberate France.

    May 1, 2011 at 9:05 pm

  3. Bill

    Hello, I have some useful information for the Walter Lipinski family. Please send me a contact information. Thank you, Bill

    September 29, 2011 at 1:20 pm

    • 43rdwessex

      Hi Bill, if you send me your details to rodge.dowson@yahoo.com I will pass them on to Walter’s family gladly.
      Thanks Rodge

      November 13, 2011 at 11:52 am

  4. Denise Slaughter

    I am looking for information on my uncle, Cpl. Ollie E. Barrington, A Company, 506th PIR, 1st Batallion. He was wounded in Normandy and KIA in Noville, Belgium on 12/20/1944. Any information and pictures would be greatly appreciated!

    Denise Slaughter

    April 1, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    • Brett Hickle


      Send me an email at bhickle@mix.wvu.edu. My great uncle Bill Straitiff (1922-1999) was in A/506 during WWII

      November 15, 2012 at 4:16 am

      • there are photos by company of ww11 506th on the web. you may be able to contact one who served with him that is still alive, as those men are in their mid 80s.my brother was kia on 6/8/44 and i think of him regularly. we can naver forget our loved ones!!

        December 3, 2012 at 10:26 pm

  5. Timothy Baker

    I am researching my great grandfather his name was Clifford Eugene Rodgers according to his honorable discharge paper he was with the 101ST AB INF 506TH PRCHT E CO and that he was in the Rhineland and central Europe campaigns and that is all I know if anyone has any info or a picture of him I would love to see it.
    Thank you
    Timothy Baker cpl usmc 0311

    June 1, 2012 at 4:27 am

  6. David "Neton" KeckN

    I am looking for anyone veterans or historians that have info on m/sgt Walter Neton hq service company 506th pir.

    July 7, 2012 at 8:01 pm

  7. I’m looking for information of a PFC Ralph H Fritz of Montana. If you have any details or know of anyone who does please email me at englishstar@gmail.com Thank you.

    September 17, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    • there are company photos under ww11 506th. you may find others who may remember those events and possibly get a name to contact. good luck. we will never forget our loved ones.

      December 3, 2012 at 9:50 pm

  8. lefebvre

    bonjour a vous je fait des recherche sur le soldat suivant lefebvre hector a de la dog compagny du 506th pir
    mort le 06/06/1944
    merci a vous

    October 12, 2012 at 1:11 pm

  9. Thank you for this website; Any WW11veteran with information of Pvt. Ruben R Tellez Co. D, KIA June 6th, Normandy would greatly be appreciated.
    My email — robert.tellez.!@gmail.com

    October 29, 2012 at 7:53 pm

  10. robert tellez

    there are company photos under ww11 506th. you may find others who may remember those events and possibly get a name to contact. good luck. we will never forget our loved ones.

    December 3, 2012 at 9:48 pm

  11. Valeria Gallone

    Hello,I’m searching any information about Benjamin J. Stoney, Sgt. T/4 of S-2, HQ Company 2Bt. Before that, He was in the Easy Company. Every help would be appreciate.Thank you

    January 29, 2013 at 10:04 am

  12. hello val; we never forget our loved ones, no matter thetime elapsed. if you type in ww11 506th,esay company, you will see many names of thse soldiers who are listed on that site who served in ww11. also look up HQ.co. 2nd bt. 506th.ww11 most of those men are in their 80s, yet they never forget those men they served with. be a good detective and continue your search!!!! my regards to you. robert tellez

    February 18, 2013 at 10:27 pm

  13. Sandy Bee Lynn

    Good morning – I am looking for information and photos of my dad, Henry S. Fuller, who was in Co. E, 502nd Parachute Infantry, 101st. I have donated his uniform and other memorabilia to the MAPS Museum in North Canton Ohio and would like to add anything else to the display. I have some photos, but unsure of where they came from …. mostly group photos that were taken during training at Fort Benning. Thanks…

    May 22, 2013 at 1:54 pm

  14. hello Sandy; Those troopers never forget their buddies. Some one from easy co. 502 may still be around. keep posting on ww11 web sites. good hunting Robert Tellez

    June 10, 2013 at 9:35 pm

  15. Kristof

    I’m looking for more info about Pvt John J Caccese, C-company. He died 6 october 1944 in Opheusden, the Netherlands. My mailadres is battle-history@outlook.com

    February 6, 2014 at 8:37 pm

  16. James

    Hi ! I am looking for photographs of S/Sgt Scott L Cole of C company, 506th PIR. He was KIA in Holand in Spetember 1044 near Veghel. Any pictures would be great. Thanks, James

    July 10, 2014 at 7:32 am

  17. Gaston Duykers

    I’m looking for a foto or relatives of Fred A Gibbs 1305415 G-company 3rd bat. 506 inf div 101. Lat known adres in 1948 was Elmwood Park 35 Illinois. Fred fell in Holland on 18 sept 1944. My family looks after his grave on the cemetry of Margraten.

    September 19, 2014 at 12:04 am

  18. Chad

    Still looking for information or photo’s of my grandfather, T/5 Wallace H. Pense, D co, 506th PIR. He was injured in a training jump prior to the division shipping to England. Discharged in November 1943. I have the 1942 Christmas Dinner list and he’s on it but that’s about it. I don’t see him in any D co. photo’s so far.

    October 27, 2014 at 4:57 pm

  19. QUILEZ Michel

    I am looking for a photo of Pfc WISEMAN Francis of 506 PIR, 2nd Battalion (32,598,778) I just got back his coat matriculé
    Thank you in advance for your answers
    best regards

    December 16, 2014 at 5:06 pm

  20. Ann

    I am looking for information on Captain Jerre S. Grosse of 506th Parachute Infantry Regt, 101st Airborne Division. He was killed by an 8mm artillery in Normandy on June 8, 1944. His last place of residence was San Francisco, CA. Any help would be appreciated, thank you very much in advance.

    February 19, 2015 at 12:05 am

  21. alan

    Looking for any information on a relative of mine, Pfc. Thomas J. Lee Jnr. ~ kia 9/17/44 ~ Holland, thanks

    December 6, 2015 at 4:02 pm

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