Unit: 192nd – HQ Co.

The Headquarters Company of the 192nd Tank Battalion.

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Bottoms_J
192nd - HQ Co.

Bottoms, T/Sgt. Johnnie W. Sr.

T/Sgt. Johnnie William Bottoms Sr. was born on September 23, 1915, in Mercer County, Kentucky. With his brother, he was raised in Harrodsburg and Richmond, Kentucky, by his grandparents. He was known as “Johnnie” to his family and friends.  It

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Braun_Mathew
192nd - HQ Co.

Braun, Cpl. Matthew B.

Cpl. Matthew Baxter Braun was born on November 30, 1916, in Sedgewick, Alberta, Canada, to Andrew & Mable Braun. He was the second oldest of the couple’s four children and known as “Matt” to his family and friends. He grew

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BrittanLewisA
192nd - HQ Co.

Brittan, Sgt. Lewis H.

Sgt. Lewis H. Brittan was born on October 10, 1915, to Max & Fannie Brittan who were Russian immigrants. He and his brother were raised in Downers Grove, Illinois, and attended Downers Grove High School where he played basketball.

After

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192nd - HQ Co.

Brown, Tec 5 William C. P.

T/5 William C. P. Brown was born, in March 1918, in Pennsylvania, but sometime during the 1920s, the family moved to Ohio. He left school after two years of high school and was working as a truck driver when he

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BrucePaulH
192nd - HQ Co.

Bruce, Pvt. Paul H.

Pvt. Paul Hendrix Bruce was the son of Clomer L. Bruce & Mamie E. Hendrix-Bruce. He was born on May 21, 1918, in Big Sandy, Upshur County, Texas. It is known that he had two sisters and two brothers. Sometime

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Brummett
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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Bruni 1
192nd - HQ Co.

Bruni, Capt. Fred T. Jr.

Capt. Fred Tobias Bruni Jr. was born on January 21, 1905, in Monroe, Wisconsin, to Fred T. Bruni Sr. and Elizabeth Wild-Bruni. He was one of the couples’ five children from his mother’s second marriage, and he also had three

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Buggs_Lester
192nd - HQ Co.

Buggs, PFC Lester R.

PFC Lester Raymond Buggs was the son of Emil A. Buggs & Helen Ohl-Buggs. He was born on October 1, 1918, and grew up at 618 South Academy Street in Janesville, Wisconsin. He was employed as a linesman for the

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Buggs_Melvin_1
192nd - HQ Co.

Buggs, PFC Melvin E.

PFC Melvin Emil Buggs was the son of Emil W. Buggs and Helen Ohi-Buggs and was born on September 11, 1919. Along with his brothers Harold and Lester, he was raised at 618 South Academy Street in Janesville, Wisconsin.

In

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Buggs_Wayne
192nd - HQ Co.

Buggs, PFC Wayne T.

PFC Wayne T. Buggs was the son of Arthur H. Buggs and Lillias Broege-Buggs and was born on October 5, 1919, in Janesville, Wisconsin. As a child, he lived at 414 North Main Street. To support himself, he worked as

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Burchard_Earl
192nd - HQ Co.

Burchard, PFC Earl O.

PFC Earl O. Burchard was the son of Orrin Burchard and Villa Johnson-Burchard and was born on October 22, 1917, in Superior, Wisconsin. With his two sisters and two brothers, he grew up at 413 South Linn Street in Janesville,

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Burden_J
192nd - HQ Co.

Burden, PFC James R.

PFC James Roger Burden was born on December 13, 1917, in Wapakoneta, Ohio, to Fred E. Burden & Hazel M. Fry-Burden. He grew up at 611 Maple Street in Wapakoneta with his four sisters and six brothers and was known

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