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71st Armored Field Artillery Battalion WWII

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71st Group Pictures

*Click on the picture here to enlarge then again to enlarge further.

71st Armored Field Artillery Battalion ( after joining the 5th Armored Division)

Officers - 71st Armored Field Arty.      31 Jan 44
Indiantown Gap, Pa.
* Picture courtesy of Capt. Everett Wilcox via Carol C. Wilcox, niece


Headquarters & Headquarters Battery   (* Labeled to the best of my knowledge)
Jan/Feb 44      Indiantown Gap, Pa.
* Picture above courtesy Beckley family


A Battery    Location or date not known
* Picture courtesy of Stacie Holder (grandfather is Joseph P. Hudson 12th from the left standing)


C Battery  04 Feb 44    Indiantown Gap, Pa.
* Picture above courtesy of Jim Sorensen


71st Field Artillery ( At Fort Sill before joining the 5th Armored Division)
*Note: Many of these members didn't stay with the 71st and went on to fill other units. They were not an Armored unit yet, Horse Drawn,
hence the cavalry boots and jodhpurs being worn.

Fort Sill Roster - Jun '41 - 71st Field Artillery
*Courtesy Beckley Family
Service Battery Fort Sill     Jan '42        71st Field Artillery
* Picture courtesy of T/Sgt. Pippin G. Gannon (7th from left, front row) via his granddaughter Cynthia Nason
Service Battery Thanksgiving Menu Cover    Fort Sill 1941
* Picture courtesy of T/Sgt. Pippin G. Gannon via his granddaughter Cynthia Nason
Service Battery Thanksgiving Menu & Roster    Fort Sill 1941
* Picture courtesy of T/Sgt. Pippin G. Gannon via his granddaughter Cynthia Nason



 

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In Memory Of ..
James N. Sorensen 70
McKinleyville, CA.
(Son of Lt. Neil Sorensen)
8/07/44  -  7/29/15
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Paul H. McWain 95
Huntington Woods, Michigan
(Former Lt. in the 71st)
1919  - 12/21/14
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Everett Hammock Wilcox  95
Crystal River, Florida
(Former Capt. in the 71st)
6/27/1918 - 4/14/2014
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