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 and Mary Damos
Siblings: 1 brother
Home: 946 North Keystone Avenue – Akron, Ohio
Occupation: worked in the family’s restaurant
Enlisted:
– U.S. Army
– 12 July

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17th Ordnance Company

Faubion, Pvt. Robert E.

Pvt. Robert Eugene Faubion
Born: 6 March 1918 – Lawrence County, Indiana
Parents: Thomas and Juanita Faubion
Nickname: Gene
Siblings: 1 sister
Home: 2411 E Street – Bedford, Indiana
Occupation: self-employed interior house painter
Enlisted:
– U.S. Army
– 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 and 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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Hadleygeorge
17th Ordnance Company

Hadley, PFC George R.

PFC George R. Hadley
Born: 5 November 1902 – Illinois
Parents: Richard D. Hadley and Mary E. McDaugal-Hadley
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother
Hometown: Sunbury Township, Livingston County, Illinois
– living in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1940
Education: 8th Grade

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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 and 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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17th Ordnance Company

Kilgren, Cpl. Jack A.

Cpl. Jack Allen Kilgren
Born: 23 January 1918 – Sagola, Michigan
Parents: Peter Kilgren and Ethel LaCourt-Kilgren
– father died – mother married Ernest Fisher
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother
Home: Sagola Township, Dickinson County, Michigan
Occupation: Northern Saw Mill

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17th Ordnance Company

King, Pvt. Denver E.

Born: 25 October 1921 – Putman County, West Virginia
Parents: Ollie and Anna King
Siblings: 6 sisters, 1 brother
Hometown: Plymouth Township, Putman County, West Virginia
Occupation: pipeline worker
Enlisted:
– U.S. Army
– 8 January 1941 – Fort Hayes,

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