Lt. Col. Curtis Thurston Beecher was born on October 28, 1897, in Chicago, Illinois, to Bryant L. Beecher and Grace Thurston-Beecher. His father worked in the composing room for the Chicago Daily News. With his five sisters, he was raised
2nd Lt. Donald Ray Bertrand was born in Roswell, New Mexico, on August 8, 1919. When he was two, his parents, Thomas Bertrand and Mary Pope-Bertrand, moved their family first to Estherville, Iowa, and later to Maywood, Illinois. In Maywood,
2nd Lt. Harry Burton Black was born to Harry S. Black and Alta Drain-Black on June 10, 1917, in Oregon, and with his brother, he was raised in Carlton, Oregon, and at 620 Southeast Douglas Avenue in Roseburg, Oregon. His
Pvt. Robert Edward Boehm was born on November 25, 1921, to Edward H. Boehm and Margaret Mary Tilton-Boehm, and was the couple’s only child. He was raised at 113 North Walnut Street in Janesville, Wisconsin, and attended local schools. At
Capt. Arthur Vincent Burholt was the son of Judson Burholt and Alice E. Conley-Burholt and was born on September 16, 1908, in Columbus, Ohio. He was the oldest of the couple’s three sons. Sometime during this period, the family moved
What is known about 1st Lt. William Lucas Cockrum is that he was born on October 25, 1910, and was the youngest of two sons of William Monroe Cockrum and Mary Jackson-Cockrum. As a child, he lived in Brown, Arkansas.
Capt. Harold Walden Collins was born on April 24, 1915, to Charles R. Collins and Elizabeth Burget-Collins. With his two sisters and two brothers, he grew up in Lacarne, Ohio. Until the eleventh grade, he went to school in both
Pvt. Harley Woodrow Coulter was the son of Mack and Ora Coulter. He was born on December 23, 1919, in Dover, Tennessee, and had five sisters and two brothers. Harley attended Dover Schools until the age of sixteen, when he
2nd Lt. Ralph Eugene Crandall was born on June 8, 1904, in Kansas to Albert J. Crandall and Phebe V. Peck-Crandall. With his two sisters, he lived at 810 South 11th Street in Saint Joseph, Missouri. He attended Central High
PFC Claude Albert Dewberry Born: 25 July 1915 – Virginia – 26 July 1915 – birthdate is given on Enoura Maru Remains Recovery Roster Parents: Albert S. Dewberry and Katie Wilkinson-Dewberry Siblings: 1 sister, 4 brothers Home: Staunton River, Virginia
Cpl. Myron Ellsworth Dollk was born on August 1, 1918, to Sam A. and Mable M. Dolk in Bismarck, North Dakota. He was known as “Mickey” to his family. His parents, who were from Iowa, returned there and resided in
Sgt. Richard L. Errington was born on July 23, 1920, to John Errington and Jenny Alice Thomas-Errington in Compton, California. He was the fifth child of the couple’s seven children. As a child, he grew up in San Antonio, California,
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