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563d Sig Co- Germany 1945
Wire Team, 563d Signal Company, Bad Mergentheim, Germany 22 June 1945.  Front row L-R: Pfc
William Fitzhugh, Pfc Howard H. VanSchoor and Pfc Franz Putzgrath.   Back Row L-R:  Pfc Patrick J.
Russo, Sgt Albin Zeringve, Pfc Averill R. Dawley , Pfc Nelson C. Hewitt, Pfc Sam Daniels, Pfc Walter S.
Davis, and S/Sgt John F. Waters.
Booklet Page of S/Sgt Waters 563d Signal Company- Germany 1945
Page from S/Sgt John F. Waters 63d Inf Div souvenir booklet.  Signatures appearing on the page (in order-
top to bottom)  Pfc Walter S. Davis, Pfc Nelson C. Hewitt, Pfc Sam Daniels, Pfc Patrick J. Russo, ?????, Sgt
Albin Zeringve, Pfc William Fitzhugh, Pfc Franz Putzraph and T/5 Thomas H. Gageley.
1st Lt Sylvester Smith, 255th Inf Regt- Germany 1945
The following group of photographs were furnished by Raymond G Smith, son of 1st Lt
Sylvester Russell Smith of E, F, G & H Companies 255th Infantry Regiment.  It is not known
exactly when the photos were taken, except to know that they were taken after the war .  It is
also noted that some of the photos show Smith as a Captain.  He was probably promoted after
leaving the division.
1st Lt Smith 255th Inf Regt Germany 1945
1st Lt Smith, 255th Inf Regt Germany 1945
1st Lt Smith 255th Inf Regt Germany 1945
Lt Smith and others 255th Inf Regt Germany 1945
1st Lt Smith 255th Inf Regt Germany 1945
1st Lt Sylvester R. Smith, 255th Inf Regt on the right.  
Germany 1945
Ist Lt Sylvester Russell Smith (Center back row) 255th Infantry Regiment, Germany 1945.  
Others in photo not identified.
1st Lt Smith, 255th Inf Regt, Germany 1945
1st Lt Smith
1st Lt Smith
1st Lt Smith
1st Lt Smith
1st Lt Smith
End of Smith photos
Hq 2d Bn 254th Inf Regt, Wickersheim, Germany 1945
Soldiers of Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 254th Infantry Regiment in Wickersheim, Germany 1945.  
Holding the Company Guidon is T/5 Charles Derbin.  Although not identified by position, the following
individuals appear in the photo. Front row:  S/Sgt Harold Mauser, Cpl, Glenn C McGill, M/Sgt Alan C. Marcher.
Second row:  Pfc John D. McWilliams and Pfc Robert H. Colburn.