Roster: Fukuoka #3

Merrifieldj
192nd - HQ Co.

Merrifield, 2nd Lt. Jacques V.

2nd Lt. Jacques Vaughan Merrifield was born in Amboy, Illinois, to the Rev. Roy and Mrs. Jeanette Merrifield on March 26, 1918. He was known as “Jack” or “PK”- which stood for “Preacher’s Kid” – to his friends. Jack,

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On November 25, 1940, the tank company was called to federal service as D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion. The company boarded 10 trucks in Harrodsburg on November 28th and its tanks were loaded onto a flatcar and taken by train to Ft. Knox. The company left Harrodsburg at 12:30 P.M. arriving about four hours later at 4:30 P.M.
194th - MD

McKinney, Pvt. Ernest L.

Pvt. Ernest Lee McKinney 
Born: 3 October 1918 – Elberton, Washington 
Parents: Thomas McKinney and Annie Maude Stairrett-McKinney 
– mother remarried 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers 
Home: Whitman County, Washington 
– working in Stevens County, Washington 
Employment: worked for his

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MarksberryM1
192nd - D Co.

Marksberry, PFC Marvin

PFC Marvin Marksberry was one of six sons born to Lillie Mae and James Marksberry. He was born on April 21, 1919, and raised in Grant County, Kentucky. He was the couple’s third oldest son.

Like many young men of

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Piccolo
192nd - HQ Co.

Piccolo, Pvt. Dominick

Pvt. Dominick Piccolo was born on July 26, 1917, in the Bronx, New York, and was the son of Anthony & Kate Piccolo. With his three sisters, he was raised at 472 Arnold Avenue, Bronx, New York. It is known

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RobertsElmer
192nd - C Co.

Roberts, Pvt. Elmer M.

Pvt. Elmer Marion Roberts was born on September 7, 1925, in Saint Louis, Missouri, to Jesse and Effie Roberts. His parents divorced when he was a child and he resided, with his mother, at 1506 South Tenth Street in St.

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Krampc
194th - A Co.

Kramp, Sgt. Carl M.

Sgt. Carl Matthew Kramp was born on September 14, 1920, in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. He was the son of Charles and Grace Kramp and had two brothers and a sister. In 1940, his family was living in Lake Edwards Township,

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Samek_T
192nd - A Co.

Samek, PFC Thomas H.

PFC Thomas H. Samek was born on June 16, 1922, to Frank Samek and Martha M. Koepp-Samek.  He was the second of two sons born to the couple. Tom grew up at 704 Fifth Street in Janesville, Wisconsin. When he

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Hrupcho_J
192nd - C Co.

Hrupcho, S/Sgt. Joseph J.

S/Sgt. Joseph John Hrupcho was the son of Michael and Mary Hrupcho. He was born in Crabtree, Pennsylvania, on March 22, 1914. He had two brothers and three sisters. When he was ten, his family moved to Port Clinton, Ohio.

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Sears L
192nd - B Co.

Sears, Pvt. Lawrence M.

Pvt. Lawrence M. Sears was born on March 9, 1921, in Chicago, Illinois. His father died when he was a child and his two brothers, his mother, Louise, and Larry lived in the family home in Winfield, Illinois. He was

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Goodmann
192nd - B Co.

Goodman, Sgt. Norman W.

Sgt. Norman W. Goodman was born on May 24, 1917. He was the son of Lionel Goodman & Ada  Braumoeller-Goodman and grew up at 19 North Fifth Avenue in Maywood, Illinois with his sister. He was the second cousin of

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Garman
192nd - C Co.

Garman, PFC George S.

PFC George Stanton Garman was born on October 18, 1917, to Stephen Garman and Mabel May-Garman and raised in Fort Recovery, Ohio, with his sister and three brothers. He would later live outside of Celina, Ohio, and work on the

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GadosS
192nd - B Co.

Gados, PFC Steve G. Jr.

PFC Steve George Gados Jr. was the son of Steve G. Gados Sr. and Louise Gados. He was born on August 19, 1918, in Chicago and lived at 1438 North Noble Street. His mother had been married previously and entered

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