85th ENGINEER HEAVY PONTON BATTALION WWII

To all who served with the 85th Engineers
Across Italy
Across France
And into Germany
That little fellas might live free

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Patrick Seamans | Reply 23.07.2019 21.32

I have just found a photo of the whole group of the Engineers in front of the Arch of Triumph in Paris. I need its date. Contact me at my email address. Thanks.

Rod 29.07.2019 11.17

Sorry, but I can't help you with that photo. The 85th was never in Paris as a unit.

Judy McMurry | Reply 17.01.2019 15.27

My Father Sam Hopkins was in the 85th engineer. I wonder if any one is still living that was with him. He was from Sneedville tennessee.

Rod O'Barr 23.01.2019 15.39

Hi Judy, Your father Sam visited my dad back around 2004. I sat in on their visit and had a great time hearing the stories. I am not aware of any still living.

Pete | Reply 03.07.2018 13.43

Adam and and Hopkins are also listed in Leonard's book.

Pete | Reply 03.07.2018 13.09

Rod, in Leonard's service book he listed his buddies.M.H Obarr, box 393 Cullman, Alabama, along with M.L. Obarr same address.your relation?

Rod 03.07.2018 13.29

My Uncle was MH and my dad ML. They were twins.

Pete | Reply 03.07.2018 04.48

Rod, I will try to get you a pic of Sgt. Kramer and his car. I also have his purple heart and diary leading up to days before his death.

Rod O’Barr 03.07.2018 11.11

Thank you sir! He deserves a special tribute.

Pete Brunow | Reply 02.07.2018 07.11

Yes we have photos in uniform when he was in Milan,Ohio. My mom who is 92 used to ride in his car and still does. But she has photo.

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