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823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, US Army

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Those known to have served with

823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, US Army

during the Second World War 1939-1945.

  • Grombar Michael.
  • Hahn Fred.
  • Herrin Frederick Y..
  • Hoopes Joseph H..
  • Krantz William J..
  • Lee Kent A..
  • Parks Edward. Sgt.
  • Pioter Roman John. (d.25th December 1944)
  • Sandell Alvin. Sgt.
  • Wilts Francis E.. Co. Cdr.

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Kent A. Lee A Coy 823rd Tank Destoyer Btn

My father was Kent A. Lee. He was in the first platoon of Company A, 823rd Tank Destroyer Btn. He died some years ago. I would like to learn more about his war experience.

Doug Lee

Co. Cdr. Francis E. Wilts 823rd Tank Destoyer Btn

My father was the Company Commander of B 823rd Tank Destroyer Btn, US Army from the time the unit was formed until the end of the war.

Charles Wilts

Roman John Pioter 823rd Tank Destoyer Btn (d.25th December 1944)

My uncle, Roman John Pioter, was killed in action on 25th Decmber 1944. His buddy was Fred Hahn who came by after the war to visit my grandparents. Does anyone know about my uncle?

Stephen A Lawrence

William J. Krantz 823rd Btn. Tank Destroyer

My father, William J. Krantz, was killed in a tank and is buried in France. He served with Michael Gombar and Sergeant Edward Parks.

W R Krantz

Michael Grombar 823rd Btn. Tank Destroyer

Michael Grombar served with William J. Krantz and Sergeant Edward Parks.

Sgt. Edward Parks 823rd Btn. Tank Destroyer

Sgt Parks served with William J. Krantz and Michael Gombar.

Joseph H. Hoopes 823rd Tank Destroyer Btn.

I would like to know if anyone from the 823rd tank destroyer battalion remembers my uncle Joseph H. Hoopes. He was killed in March(?) of 1945.I am not sure if he died in France or Germany. I have a photocopy of a newspaper clipping stating his unit won a citation for its part indefeating the German counter-attack at Mortain France. My uncle was from Boise Idaho. If anyone has any information about my uncle Joe I would love to hear from you.

Larry Robbins

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