1945 — Italy
The beginning of Col. Bud's Story, written by him 14 Oct. 2009.
"Bud" also had an older sister, Eleanor, still living, I believe (Barbi)
24 Dec.2010 Bud's wife Elizabeth[Betty] "Sweetie" West passed away and has gone ahead of Col Bud. Barbi Ennis Connolly, Please see link under the Map.
YES, I AM AN ALUMNI OF MIT---I DON'T KNOW WHAT THE ATM FOUNDATION IS---I WAS BORN IN 1922/ JANUARY 9TH---I WAS BORN IN WORCESTER MASS.---I ENLISTED 2 DEC 1942 IN BOSTON MASS. BUD P.S.#1; I WAS IN THE COMPULSORY ROTC(ORDINANCE) UPON ENTERING TECH IN SEPT. 1940 AND LEFT TECH IN FEB 1943, BUT RETURNED IN SEPT. 1945 TO FINISH, AND RECEIVED MY SM DEGREE IN INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT IN FEB 1947. PS#2 I THINK THE ATM STANDS FOR "ALUMNI OF TECH MILITARY",