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Unit: 194th – A Co.

The men of the 194th Tank Battalion, Company A, which originated as the 34th Divisional Tank Company of the Minnesota National Guard from Brainerd, Minnesota.

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Lopez, Pvt. Alfonso A.

Born: 25 February 1915 – Gallup, New Mexico Parents: Gaspar Lopez & Natalia Gutierrez-Lopez Siblings: Unknown Home: 615 North Figueroa Street – Los Angeles, California

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Provisional Tank Group

Ahlgrim, Pvt. Melvin D.

Pvt. Melvin Donald AhlgrimBorn: 6 August 1913 – Brainerd, MinnesotaParents: Louis F. Ahlgrim & Alice Prentice-AhlgrimSiblings: 2 sisters, 4 brothersHome: 320 Fifth Street, Brainerd, Minnesota–

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Provisional Tank Group

Alberg, Sgt. Lawrence R.

Sgt. Lawrence Robert AlbergBorn: 21 October 1918 – MinnesotaParents: Emil R. Alberg & Clara Tollefson-AlbergSiblings: 1 sister, 1 half-brotherHometown: 312 5th Avenue Northwest – Brainerd,

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Allen, Cpl. John J.

Cpl. John Jay AllenBorn: 24 October 1921 – Minneapolis, MinnesotaParents: Hiram Allen & Maybelle Shelrue-AllenSiblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothersHometown: 717 North Eighth Street – Brainerd,

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Provisional Tank Group

Anderson, Sgt. Milan E.

Sgt. Milan Elroy AndersonBorn: 19 June 1919 – MontanaParents: Albert & Hilda AndersonSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brotherHometown: 1713 Oak Street – Brainerd, MinnesotaOccupation: assistant manager

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Barker, Tec 5 Harry F.

T/5 Harry Frans Barker Born: 13 August 1919 – South International Falls, Minnesota Parents: David Barker & Emilia B. Ohlund-Barker Siblings: 4 sisters, 3 brothers

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Provisional Tank Group

Bell, PFC Gerald J.

PFC Gerald J. BellBorn: 14 July 1922 – Township 134, Crow Wing County, MinnesotaParents: James W. Bell & Vietta B. Barker-BellSiblings: 5 sisters, 2 brother–

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Provisional Tank Group

Bender, Pvt. August

Pvt. August BenderBorn: 10 January 1920 – Yankton, South DakotaParents: Jacob Bender & Emelia Pfeifle-BenderSiblings: 3 sisters, 4 brothersNickname: “Jeff”Hometown: Yankton, South DakotaResidence: Crow Wing

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Bernardo, Pvt. Joseph J.

Pvt. Joseph J. Bernardo Born: 9 January 1912 – Alameda County, California Parents: Manuel J. Bernardo & Mary Rogers-Bernardo Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers Hometown:

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Bogart, Pvt. James H.

Pvt. James H. Bogart Born: 16 December 1920 – Pine River, Minnesota Parents: William B. & Pearl Bogart Children: 4 sisters, 1 brother – the

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Bolinger, Pfc. Fred J.
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Bolinger, PFC Fred J.

PFC Fred J. BolingerBorn: 23 August 1919 – Truth, ArkansasParents: Samuel W. Bolinger& Aura C. Fowler-BolingerSiblings: 4 sisters, 4 brothers– lived near Wharton, ArkansasHome: Sheridan

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Bolstad, Pvt. Rudolph O.

Pvt. Rudolph Oliver BolstadBorn: 3 September 1905 – Mary Township, Norman County, MinnesotaParents: Ole E. Bolstad & Ida Aasen-BolstadSiblings: 3 sisters, 3 brothersHome: Mary Township,

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