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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194th - C Co.

Diaz, PFC Royden L.

PFC Royden Louis 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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Eaton, Cpl. Orrin H.

Cpl. Orrin Henry EatonBorn: 20 April 1918 – Watsonville, CaliforniaParents: Cecilia Penich-Eaton & Orrin O. EatonSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brotherNickname: Hank or HenryHometown: PO Box

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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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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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194th - C Co.

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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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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Fitzgibbons, PFC Handren K.

PFC Handren Karl Fitzgibbons Born: 29 April 1919 – Gonzales, California Parents: Thomas E. Fitzgibbons & Constance I. Young-Fitzgibbons Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Nickname: “Karl” – did not like

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Fleener James
194th - C Co.

Fleener, PFC James H.

PFC James Herbert Fleener Born: 16 September 1919 – Grenola, Kansas Parents: Edgar Fleener & Daisy Dean-Fleener Siblings: 1 brother Hometown: Greenfield, Kansas – He moved to Salinas after 1935 Home:

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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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