Unit: 192nd – HQ Co.

The Headquarters Company of the 192nd Tank Battalion.

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AinsworthR
192nd - HQ Co.

Ainsworth, PFC Robert S.

PFC Robert Sterling Ainsworth was born in Columbus, Ohio, on September 21, 1918, and was one of two sons of David W. Ainsworth and Virgie Ainsworth. He lived at 2609 Elliott Avenue in Columbus, graduated from West High School in

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192nd - HQ Co.

Alford, Sgt. William C.

Sgt. William Clinton Alford was born on October 1, 1921, to George Alford and Sadie May Miller-Alford in Danville, Kentucky. He attended school from kindergarten through eighth grade in Danville, but for high school, he traveled to Burgin, Kentucky.

In

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AllenJohn
192nd - HQ Co.

Allen, 2nd Lt. John H. Jr.

2nd Lt. John Henry Allen
Born: 26 June 1917 – Minnesota
Parents: John H. Allen Sr. and Rose Bollman-Allen
Siblings: 1 brother
Home: 225 Charles Street – Saint Paul, Minnesota
Education:
– Central High School – St. Paul, Minnesota

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angelone
192nd - HQ Co.

Angelone, Pvt. Joseph N.

Pvt. Joseph Nicholas Angelone was born in 1915 in Rockaway Beach, New York City, New York, to Nicholas & Catherine Angelone. With his two brothers and sister, he grew up at 180 Beach 85th Street, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York.

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Anness_E
192nd - HQ Co.

Anness, Pvt. Elzie E.

Pvt. Elzie Elworth Anness was born on August 4, 1921, in Springtown, Kentucky, to Omar W. Anness and Margaret Harlow-Anness, and was raised, with his two sisters and two brothers, at 313 Tabler Avenue in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. He left school

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192nd - HQ Co.

Armato, Sgt. Richard C.

S/Sgt. Richard C. Armato was the son of Italian immigrants and was born on January 15, 1912, to Antonia Gigante-Armato and Dominick Armato. He grew up in Melrose Park, Illinois, with his sister and brother. With friends, he joined the

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192nd - HQ Co.

Atha, PFC Leon F.

PFC Leon Foster Atha was born on May 20, 1916, in Monterey, Kentucky. He was the son of Kelly B. Atha & Amanda Fitzgerald-Atha and raised at 424 Everton in Frankfort, Kentucky, with his three siblings. In the 1940 census,

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192nd - HQ Co.

Bartz, 2nd Lt. Albert J.

2nd Lt. Albert J. Bartz on May 24, 1913, in Albion Township in rural Edgerton, Wisconsin, to Albert E. Bartz & Ida Hawkinson-Bartz. He was the fourth of the couple’s seven children. The family later moved to Janesville and lived

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192nd - HQ Co.

Beaver, Tec 4 Frank L.

T/4 Frank Lester Beaver was born 0n October 31, 1918, in Piqua, Ohio, to Frank C. Beaver and Stella M. Clingon-Beaver. He grew up, with his three sisters and four brothers, on a farm near Washington, Ohio, and attended Houston

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192nd - HQ Co.

Bennett, 2nd Lt. Charles E.

What is known about 2nd Lt. Charles Edward Bennett is that he was from Louisville, Kentucky, and lived at 826 Randolph Avenue. Since he was not on the battalion’s roster at Fort Knox, he may have joined the battalion at

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Berger
192nd - HQ Co.

Berger, Pvt. Donald R.

Pvt. Donald Roy Berger was born on August 9, 1923, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to Roy C. Berger and Linda Emily Maahs-Berger. With his two sisters and brother, he lived at 506 Linn Street in Janesville. When he was twelve, his

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Blacketer
192nd - HQ Co.

Blacketer, Pvt. William E.

Pvt. William Elwood Blacketer
Born: 5 April 1919 – Mackville, Kentucky
Parents: Elmer Blacketer and Hattie Shewmaker-Blacketer
Siblings: 3 sisters, 7 brothers
Home: 461 Hardin Avenue – Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Occupation: Odd Jobs
Enlisted:
– Kentucky National Guard – Harrodsburg
Inducted:

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