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Anderson, Sgt. Leroy C.

Sgt. Leroy Clark Anderson was the son of Erwin and Emma Anderson and was born on April 7, 1918. He was raised in a house, with his sister, that his father built at 623 Briody Street in Burlington, Wisconsin. When

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Baker, Cpl. Milton

Cpl. Milton Baker
Born: 14 December 1911 – Kansas City, Missouri
Parents: Jacob and Dora Baker
Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers
Education: elementary school
Married: Margaret Baker
Home: 1308 Benton Boulevard – Kansas City, Missouri
Occupation: insurance agent
Selective Service

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Diaz, PFC Royden L.

PFC Royden Louis Diaz was born to Ben & Ida Diaz on October 23, 1916, in Monterey County, California, and was of Spanish and Portuguese Decent. He lived in Monterey for the first five years of his life until the

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Fleming, 1st Lt. Charles A.

1st Lt. Charles Arthur Fleming was born to Clyde R. Fleming and Essie L. Morris-Fleming on June 16, 1911, in Missouri. It is known he had one brother and they were raised at 2803 Sacramento Street, Saint Joseph, Missouri. There

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Fonner, Pvt. Paul C.

Pvt. Paul Chester Fonner 
Born: 1 April 1919 – Union, West Virginia 
Parents: Raymond and Katherine Fonner 
Siblings: 1 sister 
Home: RFD #1, Friendly, West Virginia 
Occupation: worked on the family’s farm 
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940 
Contact: Mrs.

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Forsythe, Pvt. Donald B.

Pvt. Donald Bruce Forsythe 
Born: 25 April 1920 – Roundup, Montana 
Parents: Donald B. Forsythe and Lucille D. Russell-Forsythe 
– father died in 1920 before he was born 
– mother remarried
Hometown: Roundup, Montana 
Occupation: Forest Service 
Enlisted: Wyoming National

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Fox, Sgt. Raymond E.

Sgt. Raymond E. Fox 
Born: 29 January 1920 – Brainerd, Minnesota 
Parents: Oscar R. Fox and Edith L. Cain-Fox 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers 
Home: 701 North Eighth Street – Brainerd, Minnesota  
Occupation: sandblaster – foundry 
Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard 

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Moffitt, Capt. Fred C.

Capt. Fred Charles Moffitt 
Born: 16 October 1903 – Salinas, California 
Parents: William Moffitt and Jennie McKinney-Moffitt 
Siblings: 1 brother 
Home:1212 First Avenue – Alisal, California  
Married: 11 March 1933 – Mamie Rose Fail 
Occupation: mail carrier – U.S. Post

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Shewmaker, Pvt. Reid T.

Pvt. Reid T. Shewmaker was born on June 7, 1914, in Washington County, Kentucky, to James L. Shewmaker and Ina Rae Sims-Shewmaker. It is known that he had a half-brother, two brothers, and one sister. Like many others of his

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Vick, Sgt. Harold J.

Sgt. Harold J. Vick was born in Stillwater, Oklahoma, on September 18, 1921. He was the second son of Joseph S. Vick and Elsie L. Ferguson-Vick. It appears he was called “J” by his friends. His parents divorced and his

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