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D-Day - First movements of 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment

Roll of honor



501st Parachute Infantry Rgt :Colonel Howard R. Johnson

Rgt Hq Co : Captain William G. Burd

Rgt Service Co : Captain William H. Butler



1/501st : Lt Col. Robert C. Caroll (KIA 6 June), Lt Col. Harry W. O. Kinnard (From 8 June)

Hq Co : Captain John W. Simmons

A Co : Captain William W. Paty, Jr (WIA,POW 7 June)

B Co : Captain Loyal Bogart (KIA 11 June), 1st/Lt. Ian M. Hamilton (From 11 June)

C Co : Captain Robert H. "Hawk" Philips



2/501st : Lt Col. Robert A. Ballard

Hq Co : Captain Edmund Rhett

D Co : 1st/Lt. Bill E. Osborn

E Co : Captain Donald A. Brown

F Co : Captain Sammie N. Homan