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Ainsworth, PFC Robert S.

PFC Robert Sterling Ainsworth was born in Columbus, Ohio, on September 21, 1918, and was one of two sons of David W. Ainsworth and Virgie Ainsworth. He lived at 2609 Elliott Avenue in Columbus, graduated from West High School in

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Altman, Capt. Jack C.

Capt. Jack Cary Altman
Born: 1911 – Pitsburg County, Oklahoma
Parents: Abram Altman & Nellie Mumaw-Altman
– parents divorced
– father married Maud Allison
Residence: McAlister, Oklahoma
Siblings: 1 half-sister, 3 brothers
Education: Oklahoma Military Academy
– Class of 1927

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Anderson, Sgt. Leroy C.

Sgt. Leroy Clark Anderson was the son of Erwin and Emma Anderson and was born on April 7, 1918. He was raised in a house, with his sister, that his father built at 623 Briody Street in Burlington, Wisconsin. When

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Andrews, 1st Sgt. John R.

1st/Sgt. John Robert Andrews was born in June or July 1917 in Ottawa County, Ohio, to John Andres & Mary Ondrik-Andres who were immigrants from Czechoslovakia. With his four sisters and three brothers, he grew up at 330 Maple Street

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Angelone, Pvt. Joseph N.

Pvt. Joseph Nicholas Angelone was born in 1915 in Rockaway Beach, New York City, New York, to Nicholas & Catherine Angelone. With his two brothers and sister, he grew up at 180 Beach 85th Street, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York.

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Atha, PFC Leon F.

PFC Leon Foster Atha was born on May 20, 1916, in Monterey, Kentucky. He was the son of Kelly B. Atha & Amanda Fitzgerald-Atha and raised at 424 Everton in Frankfort, Kentucky, with his three siblings. In the 1940 census,

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Babb, Pvt. John B.

Pvt. John Barnett Babb was born on April 6, 1918, in Hopkins County, Kentucky. He was the son of Archie Babb and Minnie Lypcott-Babb and grew up in Madisonville, Kentucky. He was in the Civilian Conservation Corps planting trees in

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Baldon, Cpl. Ray

Cpl. Ray Baldon was one of the twin sons of Ozro Baldon Sr. & Mabel Parrish-Baldon born in Wisconsin on May 6, 1919. Besides his twin brother, Fay, he had three other brothers and one sister. It is known

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Baldon, Pvt. Fay W.

Pvt. Fay W. Baldon was born on May 6, 1919, in Wisconsin, to Ozro Baldon Sr. & Mabel Parrish-Baldon, in Wisconsin.  He was one of six children and the family resided in Vernon County. It should be mentioned that his

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Bandych, Tec 4 Joseph S.

What is known about T/4 Joseph S. Bandych was born in 1921 to Bruno & Amelia Bandych. His father was a coal miner and the family resided at House #177 at the Glen Robbins Coal Company near Warren, Ohio. He

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Barden, S/Sgt. Donald M.

S/Sgt Donald McDonald Barden was born in 1920 in Richland County, South Carolina, to Clementina McDonald-Barden. Later, his mother married John A. Lemmons, which made him the brother of three sisters, a step-sister, and a step-brother. He later resided in

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Baugh, Pvt. David J.

What is known about David J. Baugh is that he was born on May 31, 1919, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Joseph and Abby Baugh. His parents divorced, in the 1920s, when he was a child, and with his sister and

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