Unit: 194th – A Co.

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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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Rue_Arch_Cut
Provisional Tank Group

Rue, 2nd Lt. Archibald B.

2nd Lt. Archibald Beaatricia Rue was born on January 2, 1916, to Insco and Lotta Forbes-Rue and was the couple’s sixth child. With his seven

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HookA1
Provisional Tank Group

Hook, 2nd Lt. Albert H.

2nd Lt. Albert H. Hook was born on March 10, 1917, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Henry J. Hook and Beatrice Crosbie-Hook. His parents divorced during

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AhlgrimM
Provisional Tank Group

Ahlgrim, Pvt. Melvin D.

Pvt. Melvin Donald Ahlgrim was born on August 6, 1913, in Brainerd, Minnesota, to Louis F. Ahlgrim and Alice Prentice-Ahlgrim. With his two sisters and

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Alberg_L
Provisional Tank Group

Alberg, Sgt. Lawrence R.

Sgt. Lawrence Robert Alberg was born on October 21, 1918, in Brainerd, Minnesota, to Emil R. Alberg and Clara Tollefson-Alberg and had a sister and

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Allen_J
194th Tank Battalion

Allen, Cpl. John J.

Cpl. John Jay Allen was born on October 24, 1921, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Hiram Allen and Maybelle Shrelrue-Allen. With his three sisters and three

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AndersonMilan
Provisional Tank Group

Anderson, Sgt. Milan E.

Sgt. Milan Elroy Anderson was born on June 19, 1919, in Montana to Albert and Hilda Anderson. With his sister and brother, he grew up

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BellG
Provisional Tank Group

Bell, PFC Gerald J.

PFC Gerald James Bell was born on July 22, 1922, with his twin sister, Geraldine, in Township 134, Crow Wing County, Minnesota to James W.

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BenderA11
Provisional Tank Group

Bender, Pvt. August

Pvt. August Bender was born on January 10, 1920, in Yankton, South Dakota, to Jacob Bender and Emelia Pfeifle-Bender. It is known that the family

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Provisional Tank Group

Bernardo, Pvt. Joseph J.

Pvt. Joseph Joaquin Bernardo was born on January 9, 1912, in Centerville, California, to Manuel J. Bernardo and Mary Rogers-Bernardo. With his two sisters and

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194th Tank Battalion

Bogart, Pvt. James H.

Pvt. James Harding Bogart on December 16, 1920, in Pine River, Minnesota, to William B. Bogart and Pearl Richardson-Bogart. He had four sisters and two

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