Roster: Nagoya #2

17th Ordnance Company

McKenzie, PFC Charles D.

PFC Charles Doyle McKenzie 
Born: 10 February 1924 – Greenup County, Kentucky 
Parents: Ray McKenzie and Virgie Clark-McKenzie 
Hometown: Flatwoods, Kentucky 
Education: 
– left high school after one year 
Enlisted:  
– 13 January 1941 – Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky 

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192nd - A Co.

Nolan, Sgt. William F.

Sgt. William F. Nolan was born September 3, 1923, in Wisconsin, to William A. Nolan & Margaret Vail-Nolan and was the older of the couple’s two sons. The family resided at 403 South Franklin Street in Janesville, Wisconsin. Sometime during

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192nd - B Co.

Oldaker, Pvt. William F.

Pvt. William Franklin Oldaker was born December 26, 1913, in El Reno, Oklahoma, to Eliza M. and Archie B. Oldaker. He was one of five children and had two sisters and two brothers. He grew up in Estella, a small

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192nd - HQ Co.

Langford, Pvt. James M.

Pvt. James Monroe Langford was born on June 12, 1915, to Emmet Langford and Minnie Stokes-Langford in Livingston County, Kentucky. With his two sisters and six brothers, he resided in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. In 1940, he resided in Sycamore Ohio

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192nd - HQ Co.

Sampson, Pvt. Ernest L. Jr.

Pvt. Ernest Logan Sampson Jr. was born on October 21, 1914, in Mercer County, to Ernest L. Sampson Sr. and Eva E. Brown-Sampson. It is known that he had three sisters and two brothers. He left school after his second

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192nd - A Co.

Johnson, Pvt. Vernon A.

Pvt. Vernon Alton Johnson was born on August 17, 1919, to John C. Johnson & Anna Lockert-Johnson in Grantsburg, Wisconsin. With his four brothers and sister, he grew up in Fish Lake, Wisconsin, where he attended Fish Lake School.

In

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192nd - D Co.

Sparrow, Sgt. William D. Jr.

Sgt. William D. Sparrow Jr. was the third of the four children of Gertrude Howser-Sparrow and Dr. William D. Sparrow Sr. He was born on May 20, 1915, in Boyle County, Kentucky, and lived on Main Street in Burgin, Kentucky.

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194th - HQ Co.

Stehwien, PFC John D.

PFC John Daniel Stehwien
– appears his nickname was “Junior”
– also known as “J.D.”
Born: 3 May 1917 – Fergus County, Montana
Parents: John G. Stehwien & Lora Snyder-Stehwien
Siblings: Unknown
Home: Lowery City, Missouri
Selective Service Registration: 16

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192nd - A Co.

Chapman, Sgt. Alva J.

On June 27, 1921, Sgt. Alva J. Chapman was born in on June 27, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. He was the son of Arthur & Lena Chapman and had three younger sisters. His family moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, where he

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192nd - A Co.

Bushaw, Sgt. Delmon R.

Sgt. Delmon R. Bushaw was born on August June 25, 1919, in Mellen, Wisconsin, to Frank Bushaw & Mollie Albright-Burshaw. He was one of the couple’s five children. When he was two, his family moved to Janesville where he lived

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192nd - HQ Co.

Brummett, Pvt. Grover C.

Pvt. Grover Cleveland Brummett was born April 9, 1920, in Lancaster, Kentucky, to Joseph Brummett & Nellie Ashford-Brummett. He grew up on a small farm near Lancaster with his three sisters and two brothers. As a child, he attended school

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192nd - HQ Co.

Wallisch, Sgt. Lewis M.

Sgt. Lewis Mark Wallisch was born on June 7, 1922, to William Wallisch & Helen Zierath-Wallisch. He had two brothers and a sister and lived at 1302 South Center Avenue in Janesville, Wisconsin.

When Lewis was eighteen, he joined the

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