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HQ COMPANY, 2nd  BATTALION - CAMP MACKALL, 1943 (or other location as noted)
1st Lt. Edwin C. McLaughlin
Sgt Jack H. Mede
Pvt Donald W. Mekelburg
Fort Benning, GA Fall/Winter 1944
Pvt John A. Menighan
Pvt William J. Metzger
T/5 Charles Micker
2/Lt George E. Miles Lt George E. Miles
in Normandy
Captain George Miles is a distinguished graduate of the University of Notre Dame.  Lieutenant Miles jumped into Normandy as the 2/508 Battalion S-4.  He was wounded during the hedgerow fighting and taken to Hill 30 until he could be evacuated to England.  After recuperating, George returned to the Regiment just prior to the Ardennes conflict.  He assumed command of E Co. during the Battle of the Bulge after his commanding officer, and best friend, Lloyd Polette was killed.  George remained in command of the company through the Battle of the Bulge to the end of the war.  When the 508th was stationed in Germany, Captain Miles served as the 508th PIR Regimental  S-4.

Pfc Orville Moore, 20, 508th Parachute Infantry, is now with the army of occupation stationed at Frankfort, Germany, according to his parents, Mr. and Mrs.. C. M. Moore, Corsicana [TX], route one.  Entering the service in March 1944, he went overseas in January 1945.  He also served in Belgium and France.


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