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Modern Era Photos of Men of The 508th

Oliver D. McLemore
Co A, as a Sophomore, at Athens College, Athens, AL, 1952

Richard G. McCurdy
(Med Det) captured on D-Day, released in 1945 and didn't lose his shooting eye!

Lawrence McFadden
(1957) was a football coach in the local high school
Skip McGrath
widow of George McGrath, Co G. dances with grandson Mick at his sister's wedding, 31 Aug 2002.  Mick was a Captain in Special Forces
Frank E. McKee
(Co F)
Frank E. McKee
(2nd Bn)
Eugene A. McMillan
(Co A)
Harold J. and Lila McQuiston
(Co I)
[undated photo]
Ace J. F. McVay
discharged as an enlisted man in 508th ARCT. After attaining a divinity degree, re-entered the Army and, retired as a Major in 1971,
Edgar N. Meacham
(Hq 2nd, 1945)
Col Charles A. Meek
as a Capt served with 508th ARCT
Donald W. Mekelburg
Watertown, Wisconsin 2012 ()Hq 2nd (1945-46)

Elmer and June Melchi - Then and Now
They were married in Nottingham on June 16, 1945 and revisited the church on March 2, 2004.
     Elmer met his wife June (nee Lloyd), of Radford, (about 60 miles SSW of Nottingham) at the American Red Cross HQ in Nottingham's Albert Hall.
     Elmer, a member of Co G, jumped into Normandy and Holland where he was captured in Nijmegen on September 20, 1944.
    He recalls, "One night in one of the POW camps I was in, bombers flew over the camp heading for Berlin and Stettin.  The guards were distracted and I thought, this is my chance, but I didn't make it.  I was shot 4 times and I still have 3 bullets in me."
     The camp was ultimately liberated by the Russians.
   Elmer returned to England where he defied U.S. Army rules to marry June.  They have four sons, one of whom served three tours of Vietnam.


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