Pvt. Daniel J. Boni was born to Daniel F. Boni and Phyllis Bronge-Boni on April 13, 1917. He grew up at 1419 North Broadway Avenue in Melrose Park, Illinois, and was known as “Danny” to his family and friends. His
PFC Patrick Francis Boone was born on November 19, 1916, in Grayson County, Kentucky, to Frank Boone and Mary Ann Lush-Boone. With his three sisters and two brothers, he lived on the family farm outside of Leitchfield, Kentucky. Like many
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
Pvt. George H. Boyce was born on February 5, 1918, in Thomas, Dewey County, Oklahoma, and was the youngest of seven children born to Roy and Nellie Boyce. What is known about his early childhood was that his mother died
Pvt. Ralph L. Boyle was born on December 23, 1919, Fairmont, West Virginia, to Ralph P. Boyle & Helen M. Dennis-Boyle. With his four sisters and two brothers, he was raised at Rear, 526 Depot Street in Niles, Ohio. He
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
What is known about PFC Hubert Oris Brewer is that he was born on February 27, 1921, in Onia, Stone County, Arkansas. He was the son of Floyd D. Brewer & Gertha E. Lawrence-Brewer and lived in Lamar, Arkansas, as
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.
Sgt. Robert Eugene Bronge was born on June 14, 1917, to James V. Bronge & Julia Nelson-Bronge. With his two brothers and his sister, he grew up in Maywood and Melrose Park, Illinois. As a child, he attended Mount Carmel
PFC Thomas Franklin Brooks was born on October 3, 1919, in Edmonson County, Kentucky to Charles Smith Brooks & Frances Isabel Brooks. He was the fourth of the couple’s twelve children. He crew up at Rural Route 2 near Monmouth
Pvt. Robert H. Brooks was the son of Adeline &. Ray Brooks. He was born on October 8, 1915, in McFarland, Kentucky. He was raised in Sadieville, Kentucky, with his two sisters. As an adult, he moved to Cincinnati, Ohio,
Corporal Laprade Dayton Brown was born in Frankfort Heights, Illinois, on July 24, 1919. He was the son of Laprade D. Brown & Leona Thompson-Brown. His father died the same month that Leprade was born, so the family lived with
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