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Unit: 194th – C Co.

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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Degottardied
Provisional Tank Group

DeGottardi, PFC Edward C.

PFC Edward Clemente DeGottardi was born on August 14, 1909, in Santa Monica, California, to Patrick and Adelina DeGottardi. When he was four, his family

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Provisional Tank Group

Diaz, PFC Royden L.

PFC Royden L. Diaz was born to Ben & Ida Diaz on October 23, 1916, in Monterey County, California, and was of Spanish and Portuguese

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Provisional Tank Group

Dolk, PFC Myron E.

PFC Myron Ellsworth Dollk was born in North Dakota in May 1918 to Seth A. & Mable M. Dolk. He was known as “Mickey” to

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Eaton Henry
Provisional Tank Group

Eaton, Cpl. Orrin H.

Cpl. Orrin Henry EatonBorn: 20 April 1918 – Santa Cruz County, CaliforniaParents: Cecilia Penich-Eaton & Orrin O. EatonSiblings: 2 sistersNickname: Hank or HenryHometown: Watsonville, California–

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Eckertallen
Provisional Tank Group

Eckert, Tec 4 Allen W.

T/4 Allen W. EckertBorn: 6 January 1919 – Hartford, ConnecticutParents: Herman Eckert & Ebba Blomquist-EckertHome: 69 Greenwood Street – East Hartford, ConnecticutSiblings: 1 sister, 1

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Provisional Tank Group

Elliott, Pvt. Leon A.

Pvt. Leon Athan ElliottBorn: Leonidas Athans Eliopoulos – 19 August 1917 – Oakland, California– father legally changed his last nameParents: Athans Eliopoulos & Antigone Xonoulos-EliopoulosSiblings:

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Provisional Tank Group

Emlay, Tec 4 Robert E.

Tec 4 Robert Eugene EmlayBorn: 5 August 1921 – Alameda, CaliforniaParents: Fred O. Emlay & Agnes Molina-EmlaySiblings: 3 brothers, 1 sisterBrother: S/Sgt. Charles E. EmlayHometown:

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Provisional Tank Group

Errington, Sgt. Joe P.

Sgt. Joe Philip ErringtonBorn: 27 August 1918 – Compton, California– the family also resided in San Antonio, CaliforniaParents: John Errington & Jenny Alice Thomas-ErringtonSiblings: 2

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Provisional Tank Group

Fitzgibbons, PFC Handren K.

PFC Handren Karl Fitzgibbons Born: 29 April 1919 – Gonzales, California Parents: Thomas Fitzgibbons & Constance I. Young-Fitzgibbons Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Nickname: “Karl”

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Fleener James
Provisional Tank Group

Fleener, PFC James H.

PFC James Herbert FleenerBorn: 16 September 1919 – Grenola, KansasParents: Edgar Fleener & Daisy Dean-FleenerSiblings: 1 brotherHometown: Greenfield, Kansas– He moved to Salinas after 1935Home:

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Provisional Tank Group

Fontes, PFC Edwin M.

What is known about PFC Edwin M. Fontes was that he was born on August 28, 1917, in Monterey County, California. He was the son

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Provisional Tank Group

Foshee, Pvt. Dorsey W.

Pvt. Dorsey W. FosheeBorn: 6 October 1918 – OklahomaParents: John W. Foshee & Ella Dorsey-FosheeNickname: BuddySiblings: 1 sister, 3 brothers– the family moved to California

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