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Joy LaFance Youngs
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posted 11/2/2017 10:49:23 AM    Click here to view the profile for Joy LaFance Youngs  Click here to email Joy LaFance Youngs  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
I'am The Daughter 1Lt. Richard P LaFance .He was Blinded in 1945 when a HE shell hit on his tank on outskits of Nuremberg Germany.I'am looking for Information on his service.Inlisted Aug 15 1941 CO.C.714 Tank Battalion 12 Armored Division.Under General Alexander Patch.

harry dhans
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posted 11/2/2017 4:47:57 PM    Click here to view the profile for harry dhans  Click here to email harry dhans  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
is it LaFance or LaFrance? LaFrance is showing up more

harry dhans
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posted 11/3/2017 12:32:52 PM    Click here to view the profile for harry dhans  Click here to email harry dhans  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
ttps://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth410457/m1/21/?q=LaFrance

this will get you started. Only found him on one roster. 714c. sTORIY SAID HE NEVER RETURNED TO THE OUTFIT AFTER BEING WOUNDED.
Went to work at Cornell University after war. other articles in HCN Dec 1985,pg24 and June 2010. any questions please ask