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Adams, Pvt. William E.

Pvt. William Eugene Adams was born on February 9, 1919, in Larue County, Kentucky to John Adams and Ruth Robinson-Adams. Like many others of the time, he left school after completing grammar school. It is known that he worked in

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Allen, Cpl. Fred J.

Cpl. Fred Joseph Allen
Born: 17 April 1920 – Kentucky
Parents: Lawrence J. Allen Sr. & Sadie Belle Felker-Allen
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother, 2 half-sisters
Home: 3505 Greenwood Avenue – Louisville, Kentucky
Education:
– St. Paul High School

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Allen, Sgt. Albert L. Jr.

Sgt. Albert Leroy Allen Jr. was born on February 26, 1920, in Mansfield, Ohio, and was the son of Albert L. Allen Sr. and Beulah Allen and lived at 21 Linden Road in Mansfield. He was a 1938 graduate of

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Alves, Cpl. John F. Jr.

Cpl. John F. Alves Jr. 
Born: 7 June 1918 – Fresno County, California  
Parents: John F. Alves Sr. & Amelia Alves 
Siblings: 2 sisters 
Home: 1099 R.F.D 1 – Salinas, California 
Occupation: farmer 
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940 

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Andersen, Cpl. John N.

Cpl. John Norman Andersen 
Born: 12 October 1918 – Illinois 
Parents: Mr. Robert Andersen and Mrs. Carrie Andersen
Home: 407 California Street – Salinas, California 
– Selective Service Registration – 16 October 1940 
– Contact: Mrs. Carrie Andersen – mother

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Anderson, Sgt. Milan E.

Sgt. Milan Elroy Anderson
Born: 19 June 1919 – Montana
Parents: Albert & Hilda Anderson
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother
Hometown: 1713 Oak Street – Brainerd, Minnesota
Occupation: assistant manager – theater
Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard – 1938
Inducted:

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Aram, Sgt. Joseph E.

Sgt. Joseph Edward Aram 
Born: 19 December 1897 – Santa Cruz, California 
Parents: Evangeline Dunstone-Aram & Joseph H. Aram 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers 
Nickname: Ed 
Hometown: Felton, California 
Married: Lorena E. Murphy 
– Lorena died July 1, 1941 
Son:

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Boeshart, Sgt. Charles R.

Sgt. Charles Raymond Boeshart on August 18, 1915, in Columbus, Ohio, to William J. Bosehart and Catherine J. Boeshart. With his two sisters and two brothers, he first lived near Ohio State University at 8th and High Streets. In 1920,

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Bogart, Pvt. James H.

Pvt. James Harding Bogart
Born: 16 December 1920 – Pine River, Minnesota
Parents: William B. & Pearl Bogart
Children: 4 sisters, 1 brother
– the family resided in Texas in 1930
Hometown: Pine River, Minnesota
Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard –

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Chaffin, PFC Charles P.

PFC Charles Pershing Chaffin was born on December 18, 1919, and was one of five children born to William H. Chaffin and Amelia Chaffin. With his two brothers, he grew up at 322 Perry Street in Port Clinton, Ohio, and

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Chop, Sgt. Charles C.

Sgt. Charles Chester Chop 
Born: 23 May 1921 – Conway, Pennsylvania 
Parents: Stanko C. Chop and Anka A. Strbrni-Chop 
Siblings: 1 sister, 7 brothers 
Nickname: “Chuck” 
Home: 1209 Third Avenue – Conway, Pennsylvania 
Enlisted: 
– U. S. Army 
– 27

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Cigoi, Sgt. Walter F.

Sgt. Walter F. Cigoi was born in August 18, 1917, to Louis & Olga Cigoi in York Township, Dupage County, Illinois. The family first resided at 315 Elm Park Avenue in Elmhurst and later lived at 2235 West Huron Street

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