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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17th Ordnance Company

Mogyorosi, Pvt. George E.

Pvt. George E. Mogyorosi
Born: 17 July 1923 – Cleveland, Ohio
Parents: George and Susan Mogyorosi
Siblings: 1 sister
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Enlisted:
– U.S. Army
– 8 January 1941 – Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio
Training:
– Fort Knox, Kentucky

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17th Ordnance Company

Martin, S/Sgt. James R.

S/Sgt. James R. Martin
Born: 1 December 1918 – Bellaire, Ohio
Parents: Claytus D. Martin and Lulu Martin
Siblings: 2 brothers
Home: 3175 Trumbull Street – Belmont, Ohio
Occupation: Newspaper Collections
Enlisted:
– Ohio National Guard
– U.S. Army

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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 and Kate Piccolo. With his three sisters, he was raised at 472 Arnold Avenue, Bronx, New York. It is known

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Lang S
194th - HQ Co.

Lang, T/Sgt. Sidney G.

T/Sgt. Sidney Gerald Lang
Born: 23 March 1917 – Monterey, California
Parents: Charles Lang and Anna Ingram-Lang
Siblings: Donald & Russell
Hometown: Alisal, California
Occupation: plumber
Enlisted: California National Guard
– joined with, his best friend, Raymond Peoples
Selective Service

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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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RyanRobert2
192nd - MD

Ryan, Pvt. Robert J.

Pvt. Robert James Ryan the son of Michael and Marie Ryan was born on September 12, 1916, in Marshfield, Wisconsin. With his two sisters and brother, he grew up at 641 Ninth Street South in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. He was

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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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Kaplar
192nd - MD

Kaplar, Pvt. Nick

Very little is known about Pvt. Nick Kaplar. What is known is that he was born on May 29, 1915, in Chicago, Illinois, and had two sisters. It appears his father passed away and his mother, Cecelia, married Joseph Kohniak

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