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AfriGeneas Military Research Forum Archive

SOUTHWESTERN OHIO'S D-DAY VETERANS

Researched, compiled and forwarded by Jonas Bender (Montford Point Marine), Yellow Springs, Ohio

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These veterans are in France June 1 through June 10 for the 60th anniversary celebration of the D-DAY Normandy Campaign (June 6, 1944).

CHARLES BENNING
589th Ambulance Company
Springfield, Ohio

HARRY JOHNS
999th Field Artillery (attached to French 7th Army)
Xenia, Ohio

THOMAS TAYLOR ... 95 years old
1961st Engineer Aviation Depot Company
Dayton, Ohio

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Eligible D-DAY veterans who were unable to travel...

AMES CHAPMAN
3689th Truck Company (Red Ball Express)
Wilberforce, Ohio

WILLIAM O. ROSS
1313th General Services Engineer Battalion
Yellow Springs, Ohio

ROBERT McCORMICK
537th Quartermaster unit (2d Army)
Xenia, Ohio
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Deceased D-DAY veterans

CARL CORDELL Sr. .... Yellow Springs, Ohio ... 587th Ambulance Company
CHESTER BENNING .... Yellow Springs, Ohio ... 587th Ambulance Company
CHARLES HULL .... Yellow Springs, Ohio ... 587th Ambulance Company

(These men went to CAMP ATTERBURY, INDIANA before going to Normandy and are related! ... including CHARLES BENNING)
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I will keep you informed on developments through June 10th (I have had no update as of Saturday June 5, 2004).

Jonas Bender


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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