The Men of the 192nd Tank Battalion

Company C


This roster is comprised of two groups that went to the Philippines in November of 1941.  Together, they make up the men of the 192nd Tank Battalion, Company C, which originated as the Company H Tank Corps of the Ohio National Guard  from Port Clinton, Ohio.

+  Indicates men who died during World War II

* National Guardsmen



These Members of C Company who are Buried at the American Military Cemetery at Manila as Unknowns

Headquarters Company

192nd Tank Battalion


Capt. Arthur V. Burholt*+


Sgt. John G. Kolesar Jr.*+

Pvt. Russell D. Simon*+


Assigned to B Company



Company C

 192nd Tank Battalion


Capt. Harold W. Collins*+

2nd Lt. John F. Hay+


Pvt. Leonard M. Adams

Pvt. Howard R. Gasaway*+

Pvt. Lacy L. Prater

Sgt. Albert L. Allen Jr.

Pvt. Raymond F. Gheen+

Pvt. Sidney M. Rattner+

1st Sgt. John R. Andrews*+

Pvt. Charles J. Giamalva

Pvt. Samuel L. Raynes+

S/Sgt. Joseph W. Beard*+

Pvt. Melvin Giddens+

Pfc. George H. Reis II+

Pvt. Harold R. Beggs*

Pfc. James W. Gillespie+

Tec. 5 Paul E. Reutinger+

Sgt. Charles R. Boeshart*

Pvt. Paul A. Grassick

Pvt. Forest E. Richeson

Pvt. Ralph L. Boyle

Pvt. Edward E. Grogg*+

Pvt. Charles G. Riedmiller

Pfc. Hubert O. Brewer+

Pfc. Rollie C. Harger*+

Pvt. Elmer M. Roberts

Sgt. Vincent R. Brown+

Pvt. Charles C. Harmon

T/5 Walter L. Robey+

Pvt. William E. Brown+

Cpl. Marvin C. Harris

T/4 John E. Robinette+

Pvt. James M. Bryant

S/Sgt. Joseph J. Hrupcho*

Pvt. John F. Ross

Pvt. Charles P. Chaffin*

Cpl. Virgil C. Janes*

Pfc. Robert A. Ruminski+

T/5 Earl L. Charles Jr.+

Sgt. Elwin C. Jones+

Pfc. Wilbur F. Russell Jr.+

Cpl. Wade W. Chio*

Pvt. Lewis R. Kirby

Pvt. John J. Sandor

Pvt. Burlen C. Cupp Jr.

T/4 John Kovach Jr.*+

Sgt. Jacob A. Schmidt*+

Cpl. Thomas G. Davenport+

Pfc. Silas B. LeGrow*

Sgt. John L. Short*

T/4 Chester S. DeCant*+

Pvt. Charles H. Looney+

Sgt. Robert W. Shubert+

Pvt. Vernor Deck+

Pvt. Edward F. Martel

Pvt. Allen F. Sills+

Pvt. Cornell Dillon+

Pvt. Raymond J. McCreanor

Sgt. Elmer N. Smith*+

Pvt. Alton M. Dodway*+

Pfc. Hobart G. McVay+

Sgt. Emerson P. Smith+

Pvt. Alva R. Doshier+

Sgt. John Miklo*+

Pvt. Garold M. Stephen+

Pvt. Jack D. Driver+

Pvt. Merle L. Miller

  Pvt. Carl D. Stuller

Sgt. David H. Duff+

Pvt. John D. Minier*

Sgt. Kenneth E. Thompson*

Pvt. Robert T. Duncan+

T/5 James T. Moran+

Pvt. George M. Verba

Pvt. Jesse W. Durham

Sgt. John J. Morine*+

Pvt. LaVern A. Weir+

Pvt. Raymon O. Edens+

Pvt. William M. Mullins

S/Sgt. Joseph J. Wierzchon Jr.*+

S/Sgt. Stephen M. Eliyas*+

Pvt. Albert P. Naymick

Pvt. Wilfred R. Willis+

S/Sgt. Olen C. Elwell*+

Pvt. Billie M. Neal+

Cpl. Howard M. Wodrich*+

Pvt. Charles E. Everett

Pfc. James W. O'Brien*+

Pvt. Robert L. Young+

Pvt. Clifford W. Fusselman+

Pvt. Joseph P. Pevey+

Cpl. Joseph Zam Jr.*+

Pfc. George S. Garman  

Pvt. George Zimmerman+

The above roster is based on U. S. Army Reports, newspaper articles, and the personal testimonies of the surviving members of Company C.  If a member of Company C, who served in the Philippine Islands, was inadvertently omitted from this roster, please let us know so that the omission can be corrected.  If you have information on a  member of Company C, a photograph of a member of Company C, or  would like to correct inaccurate information on a member of Company C, please contact us at:

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