Unit: 194th – C Co.

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The men of the 194th Tank Battalion, Company C, which originated as the 40th Divisional Tank Company of the California National Guard from Salinas, California.

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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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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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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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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
– U. S. Army
– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base
– Fort

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Anson, Sgt. William F.

Sgt. William F. Anson
Born: 31 March 1919 – Payette, Idaho 
Parents: Stella and Austin Anson 
Siblings: 2 sisters
-March 1939 – his family moved to Salinas, California
Home: 232 East Hawthorne Street 
– parents moved to Waco, Texas, when

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Aram, Sgt. Francis E.

Sgt. Francis Edward Aram 
Born: 30 December 1920 – Fresno, California 
Parents: Joseph E. Aram and Lorena E. Murphey-Aram 
– mother died 1 July 1941 
Hometown: Gonzales, California 
Enlisted: California National Guard 
– father, Joseph, was also in California National

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Aram, Sgt. Joseph E.

Sgt. Joseph Edward Aram 
Born: 19 December 1897 – Santa Cruz, California 
Parents: Evangeline Dunstone-Aram and Joseph H. Aram 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers 
Nickname: Ed 
Hometown: Felton, California 
Married: Lorena E. Murphy 
– Lorena died July 1, 1941 

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Bales, Tec 4 Robert G.

T/4 Robert G. Bales was born in 1920, in Carnegie, Oklahoma.  It is known he had a brother, Glen, and the two brothers moved to Salinas, California, together, and were later joined by their parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bales.

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Barnes, PFC Eugene R.

PFC Eugene Richard Barnes
Born: 28 April 1922 – Monterey County, California
Parents: Edmund L. Barnes and Mary J. Thorn-Barnes
Siblings: 1 sister, 4 brothers
Home: 124 1/2 Pine Street – Salinas, California
Nickname: Stink
– U.S. Army

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Barretto, PFC Francis F.

PFC Francis Fidel Barretto 
Born: 9 March 1919 – Salinas, California 
Parents: Thomas and Rose Barretto 
– mother remarried: Rose Luckett 
Home: 12 Santa Clara Avenue – Box 686 – Salinas, California 
Education: attended local schools 
Employment: El Rey Barbershop

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Bernard, S/Sgt. Manuel J.

S/Sgt. Manuel Joseph Bernard Jr. 
Born: 1 April 1916 – Salinas, California 
Parents: Manuel J. Bernard Sr. and Mary Florence Flores-Bernard 
Siblings: 5 sisters, 3 brothers 
Home: Ricco Street – Castroville, California 
– Monterey High School 
– played football,

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Bradford, 1st Lt. Ray W.

1st Lt. Ray Wyath Bradford
Born: 23 January 1910 – Saint Joseph, Missouri
Parents: Pearl A. & Lena M. Bradford
Siblings: 1 sister
Hometown: St. Joseph, Missouri
Married: Melba Inez Nauman – 31 July 1932
Children: 3 daughters
Enlisted: Missouri

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