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wvlegacy
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posted 9/11/2004 12:35:35 PM    Click here to view the profile for wvlegacy  Click here to email wvlegacy  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
I am looking for anyone for might have served with my great uncle who was with this unit and kia in Jan 1945

Ken
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posted 9/12/2004 9:35:44 AM    Click here to view the profile for Ken  Click here to email Ken  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
What is your great uncle's name??

Ken

wvlegacy
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posted 9/17/2004 9:12:01 AM    Click here to view the profile for wvlegacy  Click here to email wvlegacy  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
his name was Richard Lakin

Ken
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posted 9/21/2004 5:06:00 PM    Click here to view the profile for Ken  Click here to email Ken  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
Your uncle was with the 12TH AD, 17TH Armored Infantry Battalion(AIB). Contact the 17TH AIB unit rep Bill Funke 970-482-0255. He may be able to help you

Regards,

Ken, Legacy Member

Ken
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posted 9/21/2004 8:51:20 PM    Click here to view the profile for Ken  Click here to email Ken  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
Also look at 'Books and Written Experiences" on this Website. Two topics under the "Message Board"

Ken

wvlegacy
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posted 9/24/2004 5:38:09 PM    Click here to view the profile for wvlegacy  Click here to email wvlegacy  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
Thank you so much= we have received many of his letters and v-mail and appreciate the help

wvlegacy
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posted 9/26/2004 10:08:29 AM    Click here to view the profile for wvlegacy  Click here to email wvlegacy  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
I appreciated the link to the books and written experiences- from his letters, some of the details were the same-