Unit: 194th Tank Battalion

The 194th 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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194th - HQ Co.

Abapo, Pvt. George L.

Pvt. George Lavarez Abapo
Born: 9 May 1911 – Bay Bey, Leyte, Philippine Islands
Parents: Unknown
Siblings: Unknown
Home: 753 Minna Street – San Francisco, California
Employment: American Can Company
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
– Next of Kin:

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194th - C Co.

Abbott, S/Sgt. Carl F.

S/Sgt. Carl Frederic Abbott 
Born: 8 July 1907 – Soledad, California  
Parents: Bertha P. Mille-Abbott & Carl H. Abbott 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers 
Home: 102 East Harvest Street – Salinas, California 
Occupation: Deputy Sheriff 
Enlisted: California National Guard 

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194th - A Co.

Ahlgrim, Pvt. Melvin D.

Pvt. Melvin Donald Ahlgrim
Born: 6 August 1913 – Brainerd, Minnesota
Parents: Louis F. Ahlgrim & Alice Prentice-Ahlgrim
Siblings: 2 sisters, 4 brothers
Home: 320 Fifth Street, Brainerd, Minnesota
– grew up at 619 Seventh Street
Occupation: janitor – movie

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194th - A Co.

Alberg, Sgt. Lawrence R.

Sgt. Lawrence Robert Alberg
Born: 21 October 1918 – Brainerd, Minnesota
Parents: Emil R. Alberg and Clara Tollefson-Alberg
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 half-brother
Hometown: 312 5th Avenue Northwest – Brainerd, Minnesota
Occupation: automotive mechanic
Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard
Selective Service

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194th - HQ Co.

Albert, PFC Robert J.

PFC Robert J. Albert
Born: 22 August 1918 – Michigan
Mother: Angeline Estes
– mother apparently remarried while he was a POW
– Angeline Gagnon
Hometown: 1039 Clay Street – Detroit, Michigan
Siblings: Not Known
Employment: Unemployed
Selective Service Registration:

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194th - A Co.

Allen, Cpl. John J.

Cpl. John Jay Allen
Born: 24 October 1921 – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Parents: Hiram Allen and Maybelle Shelrue-Allen
Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers
Hometown: 717 North Eighth Street – Brainerd, Minnesota
Nickname: Jay
Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard
Inducted:
– U. S.

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194th - HQ Co.

Allen, Cpl. William S.

Cpl. William Sherman Allen
Born: 8 August 1918 – Union Star, Missouri
Parents: William E. and Margaret Allen
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother
Hometown: 6708 Kings Hill Avenue – Saint Joseph, Missouri
Education: Benton High School
– Class of 1936

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194th - MD

Allen, PFC Floyd T.

PFC Floyd Tilen Allen 
Born: 23 December 1919 – Saint Louis, Missouri 
Parents: Unknown
Siblings: 1 sister 
Nickname: Tilen 
Widower
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri 
Education: college graduate
Occupation: Civilian Conservation Corps 
Enlisted: 
– U. S. Army 
– 12 October 1939

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194th - HQ Co.

Altman, Capt. Jack C.

Capt. Jack Cary Altman
Born: 1911 – Pitsburg County, Oklahoma
Parents: Abram Altman & Nellie Mumaw-Altman
– parents divorced
– father married Maud Allison
Residence: McAlister, Oklahoma
Siblings: 1 half-sister, 3 brothers
Education: Oklahoma Military Academy
– Class of 1927

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194th - C Co.

Alves, Cpl. John F. Jr.

Cpl. John F. Alves Jr. 
Born: 7 June 1918 – Fresno County, California  
Parents: John F. Alves Sr. & Amelia Alves 
Siblings: 2 sisters 
Home: 1099 R.F.D 1 – Salinas, California 
Occupation: farmer 
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940 

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194th - C Co.

Andersen, Cpl. John N.

Cpl. John Norman Andersen 
Born: 12 October 1918 – Illinois 
Parents: Mr. Robert Andersen and Mrs. Carrie Andersen
Home: 407 California Street – Salinas, California 
– Selective Service Registration – 16 October 1940 
– Contact: Mrs. Carrie Andersen – mother

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194th - C Co.

Anderson, Cpl. John N.

Born: 12 October 1918 – Illinois
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anderson
Home: 407 California Street – Salinas, California
Enlisted: California National Guard
Inducted:
– U. S. Army
– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base
Training:
– Fort

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