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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Brown, PFC Billie E.

PFC Billie Elwin Brown
Born: 21 January 1917 – Spirit Lake, Iowa
Parents: William H. Brown & Lois O. Edwards-Brown
Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
– Next of Kin: W. H. Brown – father

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Brusseau, Tec 5 Ernest E.

T/5 Ernest E. Brusseau
Born: 2 April 1920 – Montana
Mother: Carice Brusseau & Alma Reece-Brusseau
Siblings: 5 sisters, 3 brothers
Hometown: Daggett Brook Township, Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Married:
Occupation: farmer
Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard
Selective Service Registration: 16

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Burke, Capt. Edward L.

Capt. Edward Louis Burke
Born: 19 September 1914 – Brainerd, Minnesota
Parents: Patrick J. Burke & Anne Gresbeck-Burke
Siblings: 4 brothers, 1 sister
Hometown: 1007 Grove Street – Brainerd, Minnesota
Education: high school graduate
– St. Paul College of Law

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Campbell, Tec 4 Vern J.

T/4 Vern Joseph Campbell
Born: 25 May 1919 – White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Parents: Fred D. Campbell & Anna T. Seiveck-Campbell
Siblings: 6 sisters, 3 brothers
Home: 1215 Birch Lake Avenue – White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Selective Service Registration: 16

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Carter, PFC Martin H.

PFC Martin Henry Carter
Born: 18 May 1919 – Glendo, Wyoming
Parents: Martin A. Carter & Nora M. Carter
– mother remarried and lived in Mitchell, Nebraska
– Nora M. Batchelor – moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa
Siblings: 1 sister

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Clevenger, S/Sgt. Pearlie L.

S/Sgt. Pearlie Leroy Clevenger
Born: 26 November 1911 – Ohio Township, Madison County, Iowa
Parents: Robert A. Clevenger & Mary Hilterbrand-Clevenger
Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers
Married: 25 February 1933 – Pearl Hopps
Children: 3 sons
Home: 712 North Sixth

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Clevenger, Tec 4 James R.

T/4 James Richard Clevenger
Born: 10 October 1916 – Ohio, Iowa
Parents: Elmer Clevenger & Cora May Faidley-Clevenger
Siblings: 2 brothers
– parents divorced before 1920
Home:
– 1930 – Township 134, Crow Wing, Minnesota
– 1940 – Brainerd, Minnesota

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Conroy, Cpl. William A.

Cpl. William Allen Conroy 
Mother: Annie E. Conroy
Born: 6 August 1911 – San Francisco, California 
Home: 530  Chenery Street – San Francisco, California 
Employment: Unemployed
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
Contact person: Annie Elizabeth Conroy – mother
Inducted: 

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Costigan, 1st Lt. Harold E.

1st Lt. Harold Elvis Costigan was the son of Joseph P. Costigan and Mary F. Taylor-Costigan. He was born on July 2, 1916, in Grain Valley, Missouri, and went to the University of Missouri where he majored in agriculture. While

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Coulter, Tec 4 Adrian J.

T/4 Adrian Jesse Coulter
Born: 27 July 1910 – Huntsville Township, Polk County, Minnesota
Parents: Christopher R. Coulter & Harriet E. Packard-Coulter
Siblings: 4 sisters, 2 brothers
Home:
– 1920 – Huntsville Township, Polk County, Minnesota
– 1930 – Grace,

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Danielson, Pvt. Arvid L.

Pvt. Arvid Litchhol Eugene Danielson
Born: 22 April 1910 – Norman County, Minnesota
– military records may have his name as Arnold L. Danielson
Parents: Anders Danielson & Martha J. Erickson-Danielson
– father died and mother married John A. Hanson

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Davis, PFC Richard E.

PFC Richard E. Davis
Born: 1921 – Minnesota
Parents: Henry M. & Jessie Davis
Siblings: 3 sisters
Hometown: 212 First Avenue – Brainerd, Minnesota
Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
– he did not have to

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