Unit: 192nd Tank Battalion

The 192nd Tank Battalion is one of two tank battalions in the Provisional Tank Group which was deployed to the Philippines in 1941.

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WeechM
192nd - A Co.

Weech, Pvt. Miles E.

Pvt. Miles E. Weech was born on July 5, 1915, in Hagerman, Idaho, to Joseph W. Weech & Hester J. Miller-Weech. He had five brothers and two sisters, but two of his brothers died as children, and his mother died

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Weir_LaVern
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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wepsiec
192nd - B Co.

Wepsiec, Pvt. Mike S.

Pvt. Mike Stanley Wepsiec was born to Casmir and Catherine Wepsiec on August 7, 1915. His parents were Polish immigrants. He grew up in Chicago, with his four sisters and two brothers, and was raised at 2347 South Homan Avenue.

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Wheeler Earl
192nd - MD

Wheeler, Pvt. Earl H.

Pvt. Earl Weaver was born to Louis A. Wheeler & Mabel Dunsworth-Wheeler on February 25, 1915, in Colchester, Illinois. He had a brother and sister. The family moved to Rio Hondo, Texas, during the 1920s. In 1940, the family was

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White_Glen
192nd - A Co.

White, Pvt. K. Glen

Pvt. Karl G. White was born on January 11, 1922, in Freedom, Pennsylvania, and was the younger son of William J. & May L. White. He was known as “Glen” to his family and friends. He also used Glen as

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Default Headshot
192nd - HQ Co.

Whitney, Pvt. Earl W.

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

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WhittinghillG
192nd - HQ Co.

Whittinghill, Pvt. Grover D.

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.

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TheodoreFWickord
192nd - HQ Co.

Wickord, Lt. Col. Theodore F.

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

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WidenerG
192nd - A Co.

Widener, Pvt. Glenn E.

Pvt. Glenn E. Widener was born in October 1916 in Barnitz Township, Custer County, Oklahoma, to Charles Widener & Matilda M. James-Widener. He had six sisters, four brothers, one half-brother, and lived on the family farm. He attended school in

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Wierzchon_C
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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E.G. Wills Jr. & nephew
192nd - HQ Co.

Wills, Pvt. Edward G. Jr.

Pvt. Edward George Wills Jr. was the son of Edward G. Wills Sr. & Susan Bell Mattingly-Wills. He was born in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, on March 8, 1918, and was one of the couple’s nine children.

Little is known about his

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