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Albert, PFC Robert J.

PFC Robert J. Albert
Born: 22 August 1918 – Michigan
Mother: Angeline Gagnon
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Siblings: Not Known
Inducted:
– U.S. Army
– Unknown
Training:
– Fort Lewis, Washington
Units:
– 194th Tank Battalion

On August 15, 1941, the

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Choate, Pvt. James C.

Pvt. James Carlie Choate was born on June 13, 1919, in Bonnieville, Kentucky, to James R. Choate and Mille Meredith-Choate. He was known as “Carlie” to his family and friends. With his three brothers, he grew up in Hart County,

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Conover, PFC Earl M.

PFC Earl Maurice Conover was the son of Wyatt Conover & Ila Epperson-Conover. He was born on September 17, 1917, in Columbia, Kentucky. With his two sisters, he grew up on Jamestown Street in Columbia, Kentucky. He was a 1935

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Durham, Pvt. Jesse W.

Pvt. Jesse Willard Durham was born on August 11, 1916, in Jacksonville, Texas, to Lonnie L. Durham & Lillie Stuart-Durham. With his three sisters, he grew up in Cherokee County, Texas, and attended high school for one year. It appears

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Fusselman, Pvt. Clifford W.

Pvt. Clifford Wayne Fusselman was born on May 19, 1919, in Copan, Washington County, Oklahoma, to Clifford R. Fusselman and Dona V. Price-Fusselman. With his two sisters and brother, he grew up in Jefferson, Oklahoma, and graduated high school. After

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Gilson, Pvt. Olen J.

Pvt. Olen Jay Gilson was born on January 22, 1919, in East Liverpool, Ohio to Oscar Gilson & Delila Brown-Gilson. With his three brothers and four sisters, he grew up at 1731 Globe Street in East Liverpool. He graduated from

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Goble, PFC Offutt

PFC Offutt Goble 
Born: 24 April 1921 – John Davis County, Kentucky 
Parents: Frank & Maggie Goble 
Siblings: 4 sisters, 4 brothers 
Enlisted: 
– U.S. Army 
– Date Unknown 
– it is known he was in the army in April

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Gravitt, Pvt. Lyle R.

Pvt. Lyle Robert Gravitt 
Born: 19 December 1919 – Ames, Iowa 
Parents: Joseph B. Gravitt & Letha M. Bates-Gravitt 
– step-father: James M. Smith 
Siblings: 3 sisters, 1 brother, 1 half-sister, 1 half-brother 
Hometown: Union, Iowa 
Education: 2 years of

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Kinard, PFC John N.

PFC John Norrel Kinard
Born: 13 October 1920 – Alabama
Parents: John W. Kinard & Jettie Kelley-Kinard
Siblings: 1 sister
Home: 960 Washington Ferry Road – Prattville, Alabama
Education: 4 years of high school
Occupation: farm hand
– U.S. Army

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Knox, Sgt. Forrest K.

Sgt. Forrest Kinder Knox was born on November 29, 1917, in Monroe, Wisconsin, to Ross V. & Nina Knox. Along with his brothers, Henry and Ross, he was raised at 1408 Third Street, Janesville, and later he lived in Beloit,

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Martinez, Pvt. Camilo

Pvt. Camilo Martinez was born on July 18, 1918, in Jackson County, Texas, to Dubijeldo & Luisa Martinez. With his two sisters and two brothers, he grew up on the family farm in Gonzales County, Texas. He left school after

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Massimino, Cpl. John L.

Cpl. John L. Massimino was born July 8, 1915, in Akron, Ohio, and was the son of Frank & Mary Massimino. His family moved to Illinois where he lived at 640 Harrison Street in Oak Park, with his sister and

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