This website is devoted to all soldiers who served and continue to serve with the 299th.





- THE SOLDIERS OF WORLD WAR ll -

This page provides a place for the brave veterans of the Famous 299th Combat Engineer Battlalion and their families to share their photos, service record and personal audio/written histories. Please scroll down to find listed members of the 299th Combat Engineer Battalion who fought during WWII.

We also proudly remember our men killed in action on D-Day.

Please note that there are audio clips with some of the photos below...you may need to wait a few minutes for them to load. They are worth the wait...enjoy!

Some photos can be clicked on to see original larger image.

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Accordino

 

 

 

 

Michael Accordino (Audio)

PFC

"A" Company

"First On Omaha"

"Battle of the Bulge"

Audio 1 - Audio 2 - Audio 3

Audio: interview by Paul Ryberg

 

Albanese

 

 

 

 

Rudolph (Rudy) Albanese

Staff SGT

"A" Company

 

 

 

 

 

Jay Armstrong

Jay Armstrong

SGT

"C" Company

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Bill Banks

Bill Banks

PVT

"A" Company

 

Batchelor

Calvin R. Batchelor

LT / "A" Company

CDR of Gap Assault Team #13 D-Day Omaha Beach

Image #1

 

 

Bowers

Donald Bowers

SGT

"B" Company

 

Carlon Brown

Carlon F. Brown

PFC

"A" Company/Medic

 

 

 

William J. Bunting

William J. Bunting

CAPT / "C" Company

image1 image2

 

James Burke

James H. Burke (Audio)

CPL / "B" Company

" A Prisoner of War Story"

Audio 1

 

 

Bill Boyde

Bill Boyde

SGT

"B" Company

 

Boggess

James O. Boggess

PVT

"C" Company

Killed in action D-Day / Received Purple Heart

 

 

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AlbertBCassidy

Albert B. Cassidy

SGT

"B" Company

Killed in action D-Day - story

Ben Callard

Ben Callard Jr.

CPL

"H&S" Company

Image 1

 

 

Peter Paul Camardo

Peter Paul Camardo

PFC

"A" / "H & S" Company

 

Alvin Chipperman

Alvin Chipperman

SGT

"B" Company

 

 

 

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Jessie Denton

Jessie J. Denton Jr.

Staff SGT

"B" Company

"World War ll Chest Found"

Nicholas V. De Angelis

Nicholas V. De Angelis

PFC

"C" Company

image 1

 

 

AlfredEDiOrio

Alfred E. Diorio

CWO

Assistant Adjutant

Original 299th Staff

James DePalma

James De Palma

CPL T-5

"C" Company

 

 

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Fazalaro

Frank (Fuzzy) Fazalaro

PVT

"A" Company

 

 

 

 

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Donald Georger

CPL

"A" Company

Carl Gurnsey

Carl Gurnsey

PFC

"C" Company

 

 

 

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Paul Hamlin

Paul Hamlin

PVT

"A", "B" & "H&S" Company

Obituary

Jerry Heveron

Gerald D. Heveron

Staff SGT

"C" Company

Image 1 / Image 2 / Image 3

 

 

Chuch Hurlbut

Charles Hurlbut (Audio)

PVT / "C" Company

"Omaha Beach D-Day"

Audio1 / Video1

Haydel

Leonce (Whitey) Haydel

SGT

"B" Company

"First on Omaha"

 

 

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Anthony Jefferson

Anthony Jefferson

PVT

"A" Company

Harold R. Jenkins

Harold R. Jenkins

1st Lt. Motor Transport

Original 299th Staff

 

 

 

 

 

Milton Jewett

Milton Jewett

COL / Original Staff

Commander 299th

 

 

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Leslie Kendall

 

Leslie Kendall

SGT

"C" Company

 

 

Jim Knight

 

James Knight

T/5

"C" Company

VIDEO - 12/4/2015 (War Stories)

Provided by: Luann Knight

 

 

 

 

 

Kukukla

Leon J. Kukulka

SGT / "A" Company

"A Few War Stories"

 

 

 

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"Frenchie"

 

Armand J. LaChance

T/5

"B" Company

Known as: "Frenchie"

Image 1

LaChance

 

Marcel J. LaChance

T/5

"C" Company

 

 

 
Lafave

Lionel LaFave

PVT 1st

"A" Company

Image 1

John Larkin

John F. Larkin Jr.

PFC

"C" Company

 

 

 

Joe Laws

Joe Laws

CPL T/5

"C" Company

 

Albert Littke

Albert Littke

PFC

"A" Company

Image1 / Image2 - War Letter

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lowenstein

Robert Lowenstein

CPL

"C" Company

Image 1

 

 

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EdgarMack

Edgar Mack

PFC

"A" Company

History

MacMillan

Stewart F. MacMillan

SGT T/5 - CPL E/4

Medic - "?" Company

D-Day signed 2 dollar bill story

 

 

John Maier

John E. Maier

SGT - "A" Company

Killed in action D-Day

 

Mike Mangano

Mike Mangano

CPL T/5

Motor Pool "C " Company

 

 

 

Massenzio

Leo P. Massenzio

SGT T/5

"A" Company

Killed in action D-Day / Received Purple Heart

Frank J Mauro

Frank J. Mauro

PFC

"C" Company 1st & 3rd Platoons

 

 

 

Andrew Miles

Andrew L. Miles

PFC

"B" Company

John Mitchell

John Mitchell

1st SGT

"C" Company

 

 

 

Peter Morawic

SGT

"H&S" Company

Obituary

 

Morawic

Paul J. Morawic

SGT

"?" Company

 

 
Muir

 

Robert Muir

SGT

"B" Company

 

 

 

 

 

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John Norton

John Norton

SGT

"C " Company

 

 

 

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Olivia

 

Jim Olivia

PVT / "A" Company 1st Platoon / 3rd Squad

"A Son's Memory on his Father's 75th Birthday"

 

JOConner

 

Joseph M. O'Connor

PFC / "A" Company

KIA on D-Day

Obit & Photos

 

 
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Edwin A Palmer

 

 

Edwin A. Palmer

"H & S"

img 2 / Img3 / Img 4

Article - D-Day 50 year Anniversary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petrosino

Anthony A. Petrosino

SGT

"A" Company

 

  LeonGProctor

Leon G. Proctor "Bud"

CPL T-5 - HDQS PLATOON

"B" Company

 

 

 

 

 

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Rasmussen

Wilbur Rasmussen

PFC

"C " Company

 

Peter Rafferty

Peter (Mike) Rafferty

PFC

"B " Company

 

 

 

Robenstein

Wes Robenstein

PFC

"C " Company

Killed in action D-Day

Shim

 

Lawrence A. Roberts

PFC

"A " Company

image2 / image3

Killed in action D-Day

 

 

Rosenthal

Dave Rosenthal

CPL T/5

"B" Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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299th

William H. Siebert

1st LT / "B" Company

"A Veteran's Story of D-Day"

 

Eugene Shales

Eugene D. Shales

CPL T/5

"B" Company

 

 

 

Bill Shattuck

William Shattuck

"?" Rank

"?" Company

 

299th

Joseph J. Shimkonis

CPL

"C" Company

 

 

 

Daniel Snell

Daniel W. Snell

SGT / "C " Company

(Wounded March 10, 1945 and died on March 11th, 1945)

- Gravesite image - image 2

Foster Stanbary

 

Foster Stanbary

CPL

"A" Company

Image 1

 

 

 

John Simmons

John Simmons

TS

"A" Company

 

DomSpano

Dominic Spano

PFC

"A" Company

Obituary

 

 

 

 

Don Sweetapple

Donald Sweetapple

PVT

"A" Company

 

 

 

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Thayer

Dale Thayer

Personnel SGT

" " Company

"299th WWll History"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tobin

Leon Tobin

1st SGT

"B " Company / 3rd Platoon

 

 

 

Saverio G. Trinca

 

Saverio (Sam) G. Trinca

PFC

"C" Company

Image 1

 

Dick Trometer

 

Richard W. Trometer

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"A" Company

 

 

Vernie E. Troup Jr.

 

Vernie E. Troup Jr.

PVT / "B" Company

Image 2 - Image 3 - Image 4

 

 

James W. Tucker

 

James W. Tucker

Chief Warrant Officer..........

"H&S" /Motor Transport

"D-Day on Omaha Beach - - "The Very First Cemetery"

Image 2 - Image 3 - Image 4

 

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Don H. Veator

 

 

Donald H. Veator

SGT - "A" Company

"The Bridge at Remagen"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jim Wagoner

 

Jim Wagoner

PFC

"H & S " Company

 

 

Clarence Wetterhahn

 

Clarence D. Wetterhahn

T/5 CPL

"C" Company

 

 

White

 

Lewis White

PVT

"C " Company

Image 1

 

Francis Whohart

 

Francis Whohart

T/5 CPL

"C" Company

Killed in action D-Day

Image 1

 

 

 

 

John Wojtowicz

 

John W. Wojtowicz

PFC

"C" Company

 

 

 
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