Traynor, Harry – 704th Tank Destroyer Bn

Born on November 8, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 

Passed away on October 11, 2003, Williamstown, New Jersey, USA.

Army Service Number: 13081045.


M18 Tank Destroyer driver in B Company, 704th Tank Destroyer Battalion. Beloved husband of Regina Traynor (nee Mears). Devoted father of Joseph (Nancy) Traynor, Sherri (Robert) Bishop and Stacie (Eric) Brown.

During The Bulge, B Company was with Combat Command B of the 4th Armored Division. Giving fire support, protecting the rear and flanks as well as the occasional reconnaissance mission.