Roster: Hiroshima #6-B

BirdJ1
192nd - B Co.

Bird, Sgt. James A.

Very little is known about Sgt. James Anthony Bird. It is known that he was born on October 21, 1908, and raised in Geneva, Illinois. He was the son of James Bird and Mary Elizabeth France-Bird and had a sister.

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Bruce T
192nd - D Co.

Bruce, Pvt. Tansell E.

Pvt. Tansell Ezell Bruce was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Connie Bruce and born in Graves County, Kentucky, on October 13, 1915. His father married Mettie Foy in 1926. With his four sisters and brother, he attended school in

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collierm
192nd - D Co.

Collier, Sgt. Morris S.

Sgt. Morris Stanland Collier
Born: 14 June 1918 – Mercer County, Kentucky
– first name: Maurice – may have changed it
– used “Morris” on his military records
Mother: Dametnes Collier and Maggie Carey-Collier
Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers

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Damosgeorge
17th Ordnance Company

Damos, Cpl. George S.

Cpl. George Steve Damos
Born: 13 October 1922 – Akron, Ohio
Parents: Steve & Mary Damos
Siblings: 1 brother
Home: 946 North Keystone Avenue – Akron, Ohio
Occupation: Worked in a restaurant
Enlisted:
– U.S. Army
– 12 July 1940

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192nd - B Co.

Garland, Pvt. Thomas H.

Pvt. Thomas Hodges Garland was born on April 7, 1919, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Thomas A. Garland & Bertha Kiser-Garland. His family resided in Newburgh Heights and later in Lakewood, Ohio. He left school after completing his first year of

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194th - HQ Co.

George, Pvt. Wayne S. Jr.

Pvt. Wayne Sylvester George Jr.
Born: 1 November 1921 – Thurston County, Washington
Parents: Wayne S. George Sr. & Christine M. Hansen-George
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother
Hometown: Prosser, Washington
Enlisted:
– Washington National Guard
– 16 November 1939
-U.S.

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HauserWilliam
192nd - HQ Co.

Hauser, PFC William A.

PFC William Anthony Hauser was born on December 3, 1920, in Chicago, Illinois, to Frank J. Hauser & Carrie Martern-Hauser and was the youngest of the couple’s five children. With his two sisters and two brothers, he was raised at

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HollingsworthR11
194th - A Co.

Hollingsworth, Sgt. Ralph M.

Sgt. Ralph M. Hollingsworth
Born: 21 February 1921 – Merrifield, Minnesota
Parents: Clayton Hollingsworth & Lotta Swanson-Hollingsworth
– father married Lillian Ruby
Siblings:
– 1 sister, 6 brothers, 1 step-sister, 1 step-brother
– 2 brothers died in World War II

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KirbyL
192nd - C Co.

Kirby, Pvt. Lewis R.

Pvt. Lewis Raymond Kirby was born July 13, 1921, in Big Chimney, West Virginia, to James Kirby and Lula Darlington-Kirby in Gallipolis, Ohio. The family resided at 108 Third Ave in Gallipolis. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on

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194th - HQ Co.

Knapp, Cpl. Francis G.

Born: 28 May 1921 – Saint Joseph, Missouri
Parents: James Knapp & Wilda Courtin-Knapp
Siblings: 3 brothers
Home: 2715 Delaware Street – Saint Joseph, Missouri
Occupation: grocery store clerk
Nickname: Frank
Enlisted:
– Missouri National Guard
Inducted:
– U. S.

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Sandmire_O.
192nd - A Co.

Sandmire, Sgt. Owen L.

Sgt. Owen Leonard Sandmire was born on October 24, 1918, to Leonard Sandmire and Bessie Kellogg-Sandmire in Viola, Wisconsin, and was the fourth child of eight children. “Sandy” as he was called by his friends, grew up first in Reedsburg,

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Schultz_James
192nd - A Co.

Schultz, Sgt. James H.

Sgt. James Herman Schultz was one of the six children of Herman A. Schultz and Norma E. Davis-Schultz and was born on February 10, 1923, in Milton Junction, Wisconsin. He attended grade school there and was a graduate of Milton

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