134th Infantry Regiment
"All Hell Can't Stop Us"
Pvt. Alvin O. Tawney
Pvt. Tawney was Killed in Action on September 21, 1944 during the battle for Nancy, France. He was 35 years old when he died. He was married to Eunice Link Tawney, who remained a widow the rest of her life and is now buried next to him.
Camp Wolters, Texas - early 1944. Pvt Tawney is the tall soldier, back row, far left. Identity of other soldiers unknown.
Pvt. Tawney was drafted in early 1944 and trained at Camp Wolters in Texas where the picture above was taken.
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Thanks to Jeff Meadows, Pvt. Tawney's grandson and to Amanda Meadows Phillps, his great-grand daughter, for this information and the photographs.