2nd Lt. John Henry Allen Born: 28 June 1917 – Minnesota Parents: John H. Allen Sr. and Rose Bollman-Allen Siblings: 1 brother Home: 225 Charles Street – Saint Paul, Minnesota Education: – Central High School – St. Paul, Minnesota –
T/Sgt. Charles Elmer Basham Born: 22 July 1919 – Kentucky Parents: Thomas Basham and Mattie Hickeson-Basham Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Home: 326 Bartles Bottom Road – Meade County, Kentucky Education: Grade School Occupation: sheet metal worker Inducted: – U.S.
Cpl. Elmer John Bensing Jr. was the son of Elmer J. Bensing Sr and Lenore Wilson-Bensing and was born on December 12, 1918, in Louisville, Kentucky. With his three younger brothers and two younger sisters, he resided at 1452 South
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
Cpl. Alpheus Ward Brown Born: 23 August 1919 – Orleans, Iowa Parents: William H. Brown and Lois O. Edwards-Brown Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers Lived: Superior, Iowa – 1930 Hometown: Lake Hubert, Minnesota – living with his two brothers Occupation:
PFC Lester Raymond Buggs was the son of Emil A. Buggs and Helen Ohl-Buggs. He was born on October 1, 1918, and grew up at 618 South Academy Street in Janesville, Wisconsin. He was employed as a linesman for the
PFC George Everett Chumley was born on May 24, 1921, to Wiley Chumley and Lola Taylor-Chumley, and was known as “Everett” to his family. It is known he had two sisters and a brother and grew up on Greenville Street
Pvt. Wallace Herman Coats was born on February 27, 1918, in Birdwell, Texas. He was the son of Mattie F. Cline-Coats and Wallace O. Coats. With his sister, he grew up outside of Ryan, Oklahoma, on the family farm and
Pvt. Robert Stellers Cook Born: 23 October 1910 – Arkansas Mother: Robert L. Cook and Mable Lipsey-Cook Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers Home: 629 East Block Street – El Dorado, Arkansas – grew up in Magnolia, Arkansas Enlisted: – U.S.
T/5 Artie Perry Cope Born: 17 October 1917 – Arkansas Parents: Robert J. Cope and Florence Shields-Cope Siblings: 2 sisters, 6 brothers – father passed away on March 18, 1931 Hometown: Greenwood, Arkansas – moved to California sometime during 1940
Pvt. Maynard Cravens was born on October 16, 1918, in Booneville, Kentucky, to William D. Cravens and Mary Belle Jaaggers-Cravens. With his sister and two brothers, he grew up in Hart County, Kentucky. He also had four half-sisters and four
Pvt. Albert Joseph DuBois was born on January 16, 1918, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Peter and Philamoine DuBois. While a child, Albert’s father passed away, and his mother remarried and the family moved to Webster, Wisconsin. After he finished
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