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Port Arthur in Jefferson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

World War II 36th Division Support Troops

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, May 22, 2020
1. World War II 36th Division Support Troops Marker
Inscription.  
In grateful recognition of the supporting roles performed by the 442nd Infantry and 517th Parachute Combat Teams. The 442nd suffered severe casualties in the successful rescue of a 141st Infantry Battalion caught behind enemy lines in the Vosges mountains in eastern France. The 517th, in the pursuit of the German army north of Rome as well as the launching an inland airborne assault prior to the division's H-hour landing across the beaches of southern France.

442nd Regimental Combat Team

Ichikawa, Tom T4
Izui, Victor S Pvt
Sakato, George J SGT
Tanamachi, Saburo KIA PFC
Yamamoto, Jun W CPL
Tanamachi, Goro SGT

517th Parachute Combat Team


Blackburn, Henry W PFC HQ460FA
Brown, Fred E SGT HQ460FA
Comeaux, Wilson J T4 HQ517 I
Dalrymple, Robert W COL HQ596 E
Dearing, Albin P CAPT HQ460FA
Gandara, Ildefonso T4 B 460FA
Gomez, Benito V 1STSGT B 460FA
Harte Jr, John A SSGT B 460FA
Leverette Jr, George T SGT HQ460FA
Lowe, Clinton N SSGT C 517 I
Markes, Joseph P PFC B 460FA
Pugh, Charles E SGT HQ596 E
Raimer Jr, James M T5 B 460FA
Sanford, Joseph
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By Cajun Scrambler, May 22, 2020
2. World War II 36th Division Support Troops Marker
C SSGT B 460FA
Shaver, Harrel SSGT HQ2/517I
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, World II.
 
Location. 29° 57.206′ N, 93° 52.66′ W. Marker is in Port Arthur, Texas, in Jefferson County. Memorial can be reached from Gulfway Drive (State Highway 87) near Highway 73, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7626 Gulfway Drive, Port Arthur TX 77640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 143rd Infantry Regiment (here, next to this marker); Thirty Sixth Infantry Division (here, next to this marker); 111th Combat Engineers (here, next to this marker); 'Man's Best Friend' (a few steps from this marker); Women's Peacetime and Wartime Service (a few steps from this marker); The Four Chaplains (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American War (within shouting distance of this marker); Merchant Marine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Arthur.
 
More about this marker. Located inside the Golden Triangle Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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