Cpl. Jimmy W. Vaughn Jr. Born: 3 March 1917 – Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas Parents: Jimmy W. Vaughn Sr. & Olga Prescher-Vaughn Stepfather: Arch B. Weddel Siblings: 2 half-brothers, 2 half-sisters Home: 1811 East Broadway Avenue – Fort Worth, Texas
Cpl. Russell Hugo Vertuno was born on November 6, 1917, in Oak Park, Illinois, to William F. Vertuno and Leonore Urban-Vertuno. With his two sisters, he grew up in Melrose Park and later lived at 907 South 10th Avenue in
Pvt. Albert K. Walker was born in Joseph, Oregon, on September 18, 1919, to Jesse D. Walker & Ruby Hazel Millhollen-Walker. He was the third of four sons born to the couple and was known as “Keith” to his family.
T/Sgt. Ernest George Walsh was born on May 7, 1919, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to Arthur M. Walsh & Florence Dickson-Walsh. With his three brothers, he grew up at 514 South Third Street and attended grade school and graduated from Janesville
At this time, very little is known about Pvt. Lester Owen Watson. What is known is that he was born on June 26, 1916, to Harold and Minnie Watson, in Missouri, and the family would later live in Jennings, Kansas,
Pvt. Earl Winnifred Whitney was born on February 16, 1918, in Grandfield, Oklahoma, to Tyra A. Whitney and Francis Lettisha-Whitney. With his sister and brother, he grew up in Bryan and Walters, Oklahoma. He worked as a cook to support
Pvt. Grover David Whittinghill was born on July 28, 1918, in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Lillian Hendren-Whittinghill and James Whittinghill. With his two brothers, he grew up on Calvary Road in Rural Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and was a high school graduate.
Lt. Col. Theodore Francis Wickord was born on August 2, 1907, in Chicago, to Peter H. Wickord & Julia Nevecerel-Wickord. He married Marie Falisiewicz and with his wife lived at 1839 South 7th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. The couple became
Sgt. Ivan O. Wilmer was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, on December 5, 1901, to Clara Hubbard and Rudolph Webner. After Rudolph’s death, Clara married Forrest Dexter a newspaperman from Des Moines, Iowa, and moved there. This resulted in Ivan, his
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