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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 and four sisters, he grew up

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Conover, PFC Earl M.

PFC Earl Maurice Conover was the son of Wyatt Conover and 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, and 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 and 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 and 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

PFC John Kinard
Born: 10 May 1916 – Brent, Alabama
Parents: Jasper and Eve Kinard
Siblings: 4 sisters
Education: not known
Enlisted: 
– U.S. Army
– 4 January 1938
Trained:
– not known where he did his basic training

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Knox, Sgt. Forrest K.

Sgt. Forrest Kinder Knox was born on November 29, 1917, in Monroe, Wisconsin, to Ross V. and 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 and 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 and 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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