Roster: Fukuoka #23

192nd - A Co.

Bartz, Sgt. Robert W.

Sgt. Robert W. Bartz was the son of Albert E. Bartz & Ida C. Hawkinson-Bartz. He was born on March 31, 1920, in Edgerton, Wisconsin, and was one of eight children born to the couple. With his four brothers and

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192nd - C Co.

Naymick, Pvt. Albert P.

Pvt. Albert Paul Naymick was born on November 6, 1917, in Ohio to Paul and Mary Naymick. With his five brothers, he grew up in unincorporated North Jackson in Mahoning County outside of Youngstown, Ohio.

Albert was inducted into the

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194th - C Co.

Madero, Pvt. Melvin R.

Pvt. Melvin Rojas Madero was born in San Antonio, Texas, on August 5, 1920, to Manuel F. & Mary Madero. He had a sister and a brother. A few months later his family moved to Salinas, California. It is known

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192nd - B Co.

Lorenz, Pvt. Raymond R.

Pvt. Raymond R. Lorenz was born on February 25, 1919, in Okeene, Oklahoma, to Manuel & Amelia Lorenz. It is known that he had three sisters and two brothers. The family resided in Deep Creek, Major County, Oklahoma. He left

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194th - HQ Co.

Johnson, Cpl. Arnold S.

Cpl. Arnold Sherman Johnson 
Born: 30 January 1918 – South Dakota 
Parents: Peter Johnson & Elenora Sunfjord-Johnson 
Nickname: “Pete” 
Siblings: 1 brother 
Home: Wyoming 
– U.S. Army 
– Unknown 
– Fort Lewis, Washington 
– 194th Tank Battalion

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17th Ordnance Company

Flaitz, S/Sgt . James R.

S/Sgt. James Ray Flaitz
Born: 19 August 1921 – Shelbyville, Indiana
Parents: Charles Flaitz & Anne Morrison-Flaitz
– father was meatpacker
– the family lost business during the depression
Siblings: 2 sisters, 4 brothers
Hometown: Shelbyville, Indiana
– Shelbyville

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17th Ordnance Company

Dockins, S/Sgt. Warren R.

S/Sgt. Warren Richard Dockins
Born: 8 May 1921 – Logan County, Kentucky 
Parents: Homer Dockins & Flodie Hester-Dockins 
Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers 
Hometown: Lewisburg, Kentucky 
– 19 January 1941 
– Ashford General Hospital, West Virginia 
– Company

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192nd - D Co.

Dietrich, PFC George R.

PFC George Robert Dietrich was the son of Joseph F. Dietrich and Eva Venemann-Dietrich. He was born on August 27, 1914, in Hibbing, Minnesota, and grew up at 409 Godfrey in Louisville, Kentucky, with his two sisters and brother. He

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192nd - HQ Co.

Burchard, PFC Earl O.

PFC Earl O. Burchard was the son of Orrin Burchard and Villa Johnson-Burchard and was born on October 22, 1917, in Superior, Wisconsin. With his two sisters and two brothers, he grew up at 413 South Linn Street in Janesville,

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194th - HQ Co.

Thompson, Pvt. Winfield J.

Pvt. Winfield James Thompson
Born: 5 October 1914 – Browns Valley, Minnesota
Parents: Jacob Thompson & Jennie Wanna-Thompson
Siblings: 4 sisters, 8 brothers
– member of Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate
Home: Veblen, South Dakota
– the family moved to Veblen when

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192nd - B Co.

Bardowski, Sgt. Zenon R.

Sgt. Zenon Roland Bardowski on October 17, 1914, in Gary, Indiana, to Zenon N. Bardowski & Caroline Lena Kostur-Bardowski. He grew up at 1601 Jackson Street in Gary, Indiana, and was a 1932 graduate of Froebel High School in Gary.

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