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
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
PFC Paul Henry Vetter was born on August 9, 1917, in Michael, Illinois. He was one of nine children of Orlando Vetter and Seralda “May” Paige-Vetter. The family resided in Carlin, Calhoun County, Illinois, in 1940.
Sgt. Willard W. Von Bergen was born on October 8, 1920, to Henry and Minnie Von Bergen. With his brother, sister, and half-sister, he was raised in Park Ridge, Illinois, at 1939 West Oakton Street. His father passed away 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.
Sgt. Stanley John Walsh was born on January 23, 1921, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to Arthur M. Walsh & Florence Dickson-Walsh. He grew up, with his three brothers, at 514 South Third Street, and attended grade school and graduated from Janesville
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
PFC Martin Litton Wasserman was born on June 15, 1918, to Lewis Wasserman & Fanny Litton-Wasserman. With his brother and sister, he grew up at 734 North Hamilton Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. He attended college for three years and worked
T/5 DeWayne E. Wasson was the son of Harry A. Wasson & Gertrude Cutts-Wasson and born on April 4, 1919. He grew up at 539 North Terrace Street in Janesville, Wisconsin, and attended Janesville schools and Janesville High School. After
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. Louie Webb was born on May 17, 1923, in North Carolina to Lee Roy Webb & Bennie Mae Cashion-Webb. With his three brothers, he grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina. After completing two years of high school, he went
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