71st Armored Field Artillery Battalion WWII

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Sgt. Roland R. Loveless Photo Collection

    Sgt. Roland R. Loveless was a tank commander with the 71st Armored Field Artillery battalion. He and his crew were frequently attached to one of the 5th Armored Division's tank battalions, where their mission was to call in and adjust supporting artillery fire.  The Bronze Star is among the awards and decorations Sgt. Loveless received for his service. The following photographs were graciously provided by Roland R. "Ralph" Loveless, Jr.    

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                          Sgt. Roland R. Loveless                                           Sgt. Roland R. Loveless                                 Harralson, Weeks, Lanham
                 Lanham, Weeks, McGlammery, Bullard, Loveless                                     Loveless
                    Holder, Breen, Harralson                                          McGlammery, Holder, Breen                                          McGlammery
                        Loveless                                                                      Harralson  , McGlammery
                          Botta, Breen, Harralson, "Red" Martin, Holder




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