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Re: H&S 2
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:39
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http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i206/QuietStudent/WFJ/scan2.jpg

Jon,

Frank Johnston identified himself and several others in this photo. I think you may remember it from a post of mine some years back. Below is his recolection.

These are some of the H&S 2 Regimental Communicators on Saipan. 1st row (kneeling) L. to R., Smitty, Weisbrod,and Maynard. Standing L.to R.: Walter F. Joyce, Ernest Minton, Davenport behind Minton, and then the far right Frank Johnston.

Frank also seemed to remember that this might be the last photo of the Marine with his hand on my dad's shoulder (Minton?), as he was a friendly fire casualty the next day.

  • H&S 2Jon Stevens, Fri Jan 19 09:15
    Cortland, See here: http://www.tarawaontheweb.org/hs2.htm Were you in contact with Bill Haddad? Can you send me copies of the pictures? Thanks, Jon
    • Re: H&S 2 — Anonymous, Sat Jan 20 10:39
      • H&S 2Jon Stevens, Sun Jan 28 23:23
        Thanks Cortland. I gotta get this info on the website. I have looked through my files and apparently I did not save your pictures. Can you email them to me for inclusion on the website? Jon
        • Photos / JonCortland D Joyce, Wed Apr 18 11:11
          Hi John. Did you receive the photos I sent via email?
          • Joyce PhotosJon Stevens, Wed Apr 18 14:09
            Cortland, Yes, I have them. I am wondering if JOhn Gross is in more than one photo. Kind of disappointed I did not see my dad's picture but it is great to have some H&S 2 pictures from Saipan. I... more
            • HS Radio and Wire Section Photohockstedler, Fri Apr 20 02:36
              Could you please send me the photos you are both speaking of in Saipan with eh H&S 2 Radio and / or Wire Section. I have been able to identify my father on the front row of a Tinian H&S2 Wire Section ... more
            • John GrossCortland D Joyce, Thu Apr 19 14:49
              I agree re Gross. Did you also notice the similarities that I mentioned? I'll try to put together some side by sides for your review.
      • Tinian Picture Man with Doghockstedler, Sat Jan 27 23:47
        I was recently told that the man in the front row with the dog was Bill Haddad. I have verified that this information is not correct. The man with the Dog is named Bill (his nickname) Bill (E.O.... more
        • H&S2 on TinianJon Stevens, Sun Jan 28 23:20
          Note there are two pictures of H&S2 on Tinian. One is the wire section and the 2nd is the radio section. That is absolutely Bill Haddad holding the dog with the Radio section. I assume the wire... more
          • P.F.C. William Haddad, H&S 2Cortland D Joyce, Fri Feb 2 15:18
            In this photo, I believe the man next to Frank Johnston is the man in this photo. https://photos.app.goo.gl/rctVNj9hOiLrDvx63
          • Radio SectionCortland D Joyce, Mon Jan 29 19:32
            I believe that the man second from the right in the standing row, is the man in the tent in this image. https://photos.app.goo.gl/aSFz1ElEKGxrYM3w2
            • Radio Section PicturesJon Stevens, Tue Jan 30 10:15
              I would agree with your identification. I will have to dig to see if I have any other names with the photo from Tinian. The photo from Tarawa with H&S2 communicators is kind of small and hard to... more
          • Helpful Pictureshockstedler, Sun Jan 28 23:41
            Okay so posting all of these pictures was very helpful and will answer the question on the dog. The Wire Section Photo is a different person holding the dog instead of Bill Haddad. In the wires... more
      • Pictures Not ShowingJon Stevens, Sun Jan 21 21:15
        Cortland, Pictures are not coming through. The picture service says you need to upgrade. Jon
        • Image HostingCortland Joyce, Mon Jan 29 18:37
          Hi all. Sorry 'bout that. They showed up when I posted but I guess Photobucket changed their policy. Seeing about transferring via Google. Please stby.
      • More PhotosCortland Joyce, Sat Jan 20 10:43
        I'm pretty sure that the shirtless man is Weisbrod in this image.
        • Hello from KimKim Righetti, Sat Jan 27 20:00
          I can't get any photos. I get a grey square that says, " Please update your account to enable 3rd party hosting". what does this mean?
        • More ImagesCortland Joyce, Sat Jan 20 10:50
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