Roster: April 17, 2019

Bernnardm
194th - C Co.

Bernard, S/Sgt. Manuel J.

S/Sgt. Manuel Joseph Bernard Jr. 
Born: 1 April 1916 – Salinas, California 
Parents: Manuel J. Bernard Sr. and Mary Florence Flores-Bernard 
Siblings: 5 sisters, 3 brothers 
Home: Ricco Street – Castroville, California 
Education: 
– Monterey High School 
– played football,

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194th - A Co.

Bernardo, Pvt. Joseph J.

Pvt. Joseph Joaquin Bernardo
Born: 9 January 1912 – Centerville, California
Parents: Manuel J. Bernardo & Mary Rogers-Bernardo
Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers
Home: Box 47, Centerville, California
Employment: Westvicio Chemical Company – Newark California
Selective Service Registration: 16 October

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Bernstein_Max
17th Ordnance Company

Bernstein, Capt. Max M., M.D.

Capt. Max Martin Bernstein M.D.
Born: 30 September 1913 – Chicago, Illinois
Parents: Harry Berstein and Bella Schechtman-Bernstein
Siblings: 3 brothers, 2 sisters
Home: 4845 North Avers Avenue – Chicago, Illinois
Education:
– Roosevelt High School – Chicago, Illinois –

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Bertrand_Donald1
192nd - B Co.

Bertrand, 2nd Lt. Donald R.

2nd Lt. Donald Ray Bertrand was born in Roswell, New Mexico, on August 8, 1919. When he was two, his parents, Thomas Bertrand and Mary Pope-Bertrand, moved their family first to Estherville, Iowa, and later to Maywood, Illinois. In Maywood,

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BeyerDJ
192nd - B Co.

Beyer, 2nd Lt. Daniel J.

What is known about 2nd Lt. Daniel Jordan Beyer was born on May 8, 1916, in Browndeer, Wisconsin, to Otto and Hermie Beyer and had four sisters and a brother. The family moved to Milwaukee, where he was a graduate

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Bickmore
194th - HQ Co.

Bickmore, M/Sgt. Floyd W.

M/Sgt. Floyd W. Bickmore
Born: 17 August 1902 – Santa Cruz County, California
Parents: William T. Bickmore and Ella Viola Rawson-Bickmore
Siblings: 2 sisters
Married:
Home: 421 South California Street – Salinas, California
– as a POW – gave his

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BiddleWilliam
17th Ordnance Company

Biddle, PFC William E.

What is known about PFC William Esco Biddle is that he was born on October 16, 1922, in Vincennes, Indiana. He was the youngest of three children born to Esco W. Biddle and Pearl Walker-Biddle. He grew up Clinton, Indiana,

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BirdJ1
192nd - B Co.

Bird, Sgt. James A.

Very little is known about Sgt. James Anthony Bird. It is known that he was born on October 21, 1908, and raised in Geneva, Illinois. He was the son of James Bird and Mary Elizabeth France-Bird and had a sister.

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Black
192nd - B Co.

Black, 2nd Lt. Harry B.

On June 10, 1917, 2nd Lt. Harry Burton Black was born to Harry S. Black and Alta Drain-Black in Oregon, and with his brother, he was raised in Carlton and at 620 Southeast Douglas Avenue in Roseburg, Oregon. His family

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Blacketer
192nd - HQ Co.

Blacketer, Pvt. William E.

Pvt. William Elwood Blacketer
Born: 5 April 1919 – Mackville, Kentucky
Parents: Elmer Blacketer and Hattie Shewmaker-Blacketer
Siblings: 3 sisters, 7 brothers
Home: 461 Hardin Avenue – Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Occupation: Odd Jobs
Enlisted:
– Kentucky National Guard – Harrodsburg
Inducted:

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194th - HQ Co.

Blair, Pvt Joe D.

Pvt. Joe Daniel Blair 
Born: 14 October 1916 – Stone County, Missouri 
Parents: Andrew J. Blair and Lennie L. Kirkendall-Blair 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 7 brothers 
Hometown: Galena, Missouri 
Education: left high school after three years 
Occupation: worked on the family

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194th - HQ Co.

Blomquist, PFC John H.

PFC John Harold Blomquist
Born: 16 May 1919 – Marysville, Washington
Parents: John E. Blomquist & Marie Holver-Blomquist
– father died in 1920
– mother remarried: Willis M. Brown
Hometown: Port Discovery, Washington
Graduated:
– Brewster High School
– Class

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