Roster: May 11, 2019

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192nd - C Co.

Jones, Sgt. Elwin C.

Sgt. Elwin Cornelius Jones was born on December 16, 1917, in Marion County, Ohio, to Nelson and Gladys Irene Rasey-Jones. He was the eldest of seven children. As children, he and his four brothers and two sisters lived at 1053

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192nd - B Co.

Jordan, Sgt. Lawrence J.

Sgt. Lawrence John Jordan was born in Butte, Montana, on August 10, 1919, the second of three children born to Anthony and Agnes Jordan. His family moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he lived at 2038 West Cullom Avenue and graduated

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194th - MD

Joyce, PFC Thomas S.

PFC Thomas Stephen Joyce was born on December 23, 1918, to John & Anne Joyce in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It is known that he lived at 619 Lindon Street in St. Paul and was called “Steve” by the members of

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194th - HQ Co.

Kachmarek, Pvt. Lawrance D.

Pvt. Lawrance Dominic Kachmarek 
Born: 6 July 1917 – Benton County, Minnesota 
Parents: Stanley Kachmarek and Rozalja Pokornowski-Kachmarek 
Siblings: 3 sisters, 3 brothers 
Hometown: RFD #3 Foley, Minnesota 
– family owned a farm outside of town 
Employment: worked on the

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17th Ordnance Company

Kadel, Maj. Richard C.

Major Richard Coordes Kadel was born on August 13, 1904, in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Phillip H. Kadel and Metta Coodes-Kadel. With his sister, he grew up in Terre Haute, Indiana. He married Kathryn Allison Curd in Cave City, Kentucky.

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194th - HQ Co.

Kafer, PFC Otto R.

PFC Otto Robert Kafer 
Born: 5 July 1917 – Eureka, South Dakota 
Parents: Karl Kafer & Caroline Mettler-Kafer 
– family owned a clothing store 
– father died in 1925 
– mother remarried: Caroline Schiermiester 
– resided: Hazelton, North Dakota 

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192nd - MD

Kaplar, Pvt. Nick

Very little is known about Pvt. Nick Kaplar. What is known is that he was born on May 29, 1915, in Chicago, Illinois, and had two sisters. It appears his father passed away and his mother, Cecelia, married Joseph Kohniak

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194th - A Co.

Karlson, S/Sgt. David E.

S/Sgt. David E. Karlson 
Born: 25 November 1919 – Crow Wing County, Minnesota 
Parents: Karl Karlson & Hilda Anderson-Karlson 
– father died in 1937 
Siblings: 6 sisters, 3 brothers 
Home: 1506 Laurel Street – Brainerd, Minnesota 
Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard 

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194th - C Co.

Karrer, Pvt. Roy N.

Pvt. Roy Norman Karrer
Born: 19 July 1924 – Bonners Ferry, Idaho
Parents: Ralph W. Karrer & Frances E. Dewey-Karrer
Siblings: 4 brothers
Home: 345 Nevada Street – Klamath Falls, Oregon
– graduated from Pelican Grade School
– attended

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192nd - HQ Co.

Keegan, Tec 5 Harold P.

T/5 Harold Philip Keegan was the son of Raymond F. Keegan and Mary Ellen Conway-Keegan and was born March 22, 1922, in Hanover, Wisconsin. He was the second of the couple’s three sons and also had a younger sister. Harold

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192nd - D Co.

Keeling, Tec 4 Birchell

T/4 Birchell Keeling
Born: 9 May 1923 – Washington County, Kentucky
Parents: Cecil J. Keeling and Rose L. Fowler-Keeling
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother
Cousin: Earl Fowler
Hometown: Burgin, Kentucky
Enlisted: Kentucky National Guard
– U. S. Army

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17th Ordnance Company

Keith, Pvt. Edward C. Jr.

Pvt. Edward Charles Keith Jr.
Born: 18 May 1923 – New Lisbon, Maine
Parents: Edward C. Keith Sr. & Mary Sotak-Keith
Hometown: Gary, Indiana
Enlisted: September 1940
– because of his age, he was not required to register with Selective

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