E COMPANY

(Photo of E Company 2nd Battalion 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Tunisia 1943)

I would like your help to identify the Soldiers in this photo.  If you can identify anyone please refer to their position as follows:

1ST ROW (SEATED) - A

2ND ROW (KNEELING) - B

3RD ROW (STANDING) - C

Then count from left to right

 

Example: C 1 - William Price (close up photo below)

A2 - Sgt. Robert B. David (identified by Arden Peterson)

A4 - Kalmer Thompson (identified by Arden Peterson)

A10 - Alfonso Brandolino (identified by nephew)

A11 - Anthony Brandolino (identified by son)

A16 - 1st Sgt. John Klish

B5 - Arden Peterson (identified by Arden Peterson)

B6 - Simon? later blinded at Venafro (identified by Arden Peterson)

B9 - William Soska (identified by nephew)

B16 - Stanley D. Sjostrom (identified by son)

B17 - John E. Hendricks (identified by son)

C1 - William Price (identified by himself)

C4 - William A. Tippins (identified by son)

C10 - Eugene Hall (identified by son)

C17 - Chambers had MG in door of airplane (identified by Arden Peterson)

C18 - William Herb (identified by son of Eugene Hall)

 

Thanks to all who have responded to this request.  We are on our way to getting these Soldiers identified!

 

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