HQ, 2nd Battalion
Fort Bragg, NC
August 1943


photos from Jason Shaw, grandson of
CPL Gilbert D. Shaw [HQ (LMG Platoon), 2nd BN, 506th PIR, 1942-1945]
HQ, 2nd BN, Fort Bragg, 1943
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Front Row (L-R): 1SG Richard W. Falvey (Communications); SGT Jack K McLean (Operations); unknown; SGT Andrew Patrick Campbell (Supply); 1SG Norman W. Billiter [transferred to SVC (Riggers)]; 2LT Russell E. Hall (KIA Holland); 1LT Peter Baranowski (Communications); CPT Lloyd J. Cox (Company CO); CPT ? Olm; 1LT James Kenneth Davis (BN XO; moved to Assistant S-4, REGT; POW Normandy); 1LT Frank J. McFadden; 1LT Franklin A. Reis (Light Machine Gun); LT Shrable Dean Williams (Light Machine Gun Platoon Leader); SGT Merle A. Houge (Light Machine Gun); SGT ? Zileski
2nd Row (L-R): unknown; Amos E. Small; Sigmund F. Zaleski; T/5 Harry Maxwell Hudgins; George Haddy; unknown; John Kingston Feussner; unknown; Gordon E. King; unknown; Wyndell L. Russell; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown
3rd Row (L-R): unknown; unknown; unknown; Leland Peterson; Robert M. Rogers (KIA Holland); John W. Broadhead (KIA Holland); Darce K. Hardin; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; Leslie Eugene Williams (KIA D-Day); unknown; Joseph A. Choo; unknown; unknown; ? Savage; unknown; unknown; John Barickman (Mortars); unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown
4th Row (L-R): unknown; John J. McCormick; Leonard E. Riley; Gilbert D. Shaw (? id'ed twice) (Machine Gun); unknown; unknown; unknown; Walter L. Ponder (Machine Gun); unknown; William H. Morganti (Machine Gun); unknown; unknown; William E. Ash (KIA D-Day); unknown; unknown; Earl M. Albritton; unknown; unknown; Melvin L. Divelbiss; unknown; Joseph LaChute; unknown; Hershel J. Wood, Jr.; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown; Wayne A. Griffin; unknown
Top Row: 1SG Earl L. Hale (Communications; later moved to Easy Company); Edward H. Eidemiller; Harold R. Hendershot; Douglas F. Montgomery; Fay N. Loveland; unknown; Marion J. Lebworth (Clerk); unknown; T/5 Joseph F. Slosarczyk (KIA Normandy); James William (Bill) Wheeler (Pathfinder); William L. Van Dahlen; William E. Medved; Jack J. O'Leary; ? Kaiser; unknown; Otto Travis Sykes (Communications); William A. Rupert (Message Center Chief); unknown; unknown; William J. Maslowski (Communications); Charles Edward Rhinehart; George L. Rodgers; unknown; Gilbert D. Shaw (? id'ed twice) (Machine Gun); Claude E. Barron; Rudolph J. Lonnee; unknown; unknown; unknown; unknown





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