Unit: 192nd – C Co.

The men of the 192nd Tank Battalion, Company C, which originated as the Company H Tank Corps of the Ohio National Guard from Port Clinton, Ohio.

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Sorenson
192nd - C Co.

Sorensen, Capt. Robert S.

Capt. Robert S. Sorensen was the son of John Sorensen & Nora Streeter-Sorensen. He was born on April 5, 1903, and grew up at 215 West Second Street in Port Clinton, Ohio, with his three sisters. He was called “Bob”

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192nd - C Co.

Stuller, Pvt. Carl D.

Pvt. Carl D. Stuller was born on February 3, 1918, in Walton, Pennsylvania, to Frank Stuller and Effie Wiser-Stuller. His family moved to Akron, Ohio, where they lived on Wooster Avenue with his two sisters and two brothers. He left

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192nd - C Co.

Thompson, Sgt. Kenneth E.

Sgt. Kenneth Eugene Thompson was born on September 24, 1915, to Lloyd & Anna Thompson in Plymouth, Ohio. He grew up in Graytown, Ohio, and resided in Oak Harbor, Ohio. He was the brother of Gertrude Collins the wife of

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192nd - C Co.

Verba, Pvt. George M.

Pvt. George M. Verba was the son of Michael Verba & Mary Zemoyan-Verba, and was born on May 1, 1917, in Nelsonville, Ohio. He had five sisters and four brothers and grew up in Colerain Township, Belmont County, Ohio. Like

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192nd - C Co.

Weir, Pvt. LaVern A.

Pvt. LaVern Allen Weir was born on born on June 8, 1913, in Cortland, Ohio, to Laurence and Ruth Weir. His family resided on Bazetta Road in Bazetta Township, Trumbull County. He left high school, after his sophomore year, and

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192nd - C Co.

Wierzchon, S/Sgt. Joseph J. Jr.

S/Sgt. Joseph J. Wierzchon Jr. was born in Toledo, Ohio, in 1915 to Joseph J. Wierzchon Sr. & Frances Wierzchon. He grew up in Toledo and lived at 1421 Pinewood Avenue and was a member of the Ohio National Guard

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Willis
192nd - C Co.

Willis, Pvt. Wilfred R.

Pvt. Wilfred R. Willis was born on April 23, 1917, in Monroe County, Ohio, to William Willis and Eva Ross-Willis. With his sister, he grew up in Sunbury, Ohio. His father passed away during the 1920s.

The family was living

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Bataan Pproject - Cpl. Howard Milton Wodrich
192nd - C Co.

Wodrich, Cpl. Howard M.

Cpl. Howard Milton Wodrich was one of four children born to Otto and Helen Wodrich. He was born on September 1, 1919, in Oak Harbor, Ohio, and was raised in Port Clinton, Ohio, at 230 Adams Street with his two

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192nd - C Co.

Young, PFC Robert L.

PFC Robert Lee Young was born on November 30, 1914, to Thomas L. & Helen Young and grew up in Reading, Ohio, and on East South Street in Somerset, Ohio. After high school, he attended Findley College for three years

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Bataan Project - Cpl. Joseph Zam Jr.
192nd - C Co.

Zam, Cpl. Joseph Jr.

Cpl. Joseph Zam Jr. was born on April 23, 1922, in Toledo, Ohio, to Joseph J. Zam Sr. and Mary Hollo-Zam. As a child, he grew up on Lockwood Road in Portage Township outside of Gypsum, Ohio. He was one

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192nd - C Co.

Zimmerman, PFC George

PFC George Zimmerman was born in Yugoslavia in 1915 to Philip Zimmerman and Magdalene Elder-Zimmerman. He was the youngest of the couple’s three children. At some point, his family immigrated to the United States, where they settled in Madison, Ohio,

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