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.

Walker, Sgt. Charles R.

Sgt. Charles Richard Walker 
Born: 24 September 1918 – Bellingham, Washington 
Parents: Charles O. Walker and Lena T. Meehan-Walker 
Siblings: 1 brother 
Home: Salinas, California 
Nickname: Dick 
Occupation: professional tennis player 
– was in England during the Blitz 
– also

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Warnick, Cpl. Jack M.

Cpl. Jack M. Warnick 
Born: 8 January 1917 – Winnipeg, Canada 
Parents: Morris Warnick & Rae Harris-Warnick  
Siblings:1 sister 
Home: 130 Harvest Street – Salinas, California 
Occupation: clerk – grocery store 
Enlisted: California National Guard 
Selective Service Registration: 16 October

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White, Pvt. John H.

Pvt. John H. White
Born: 13 July 1923 – Oklahoma
Parents: Herbert and Maggie White 
– one brother died as an infant 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 4 brothers 
Residence: Family lived in Caddo, Oklahoma, in 1930 
Home: 644 Del Monte Avenue

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White, Tec 5 Kenneth A.

T/5 Kenneth A. White
Born: 7 May 1922 – Texas
Parents: Manuel Y. White and Ruth E. Bartlett-White 
– parents divorced in the 1920s 
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother 
Home: 12 Tioga Avenue – San Francisco, California
Education: 3 years

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Willrodt, Tec 5 Joseph E.

T/5 Joseph Emil Willrodt 
Born: 10 November 1914 – Houston, Texas 
Parents: Peter J. Willrodt and Othelia Gyllenband-Willrodt 
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother 
Home: 329 Hawthorne Street – Salinas, California
– the family previously resided in Los Angeles, California 

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Wilson, PFC Frank T.

PFC Frank Thomas Wilson
Born: 25 October 1908 – Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Mother: James P. Wilson and Alice B. Porter-Wilson 
Siblings: 1 brother 
Home: Mailbox 35, U.S. Highway 101 – Salinas, California 
Married: Eileen Gosney-Wilson 
– his wife’s brother was Sgt.

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Wilson, Pvt. Charles W.

Pvt. Charles W. Wilson 
Born: 27 December 1919 
Enlisted: California National Guard
Selective Service Registration – 16 October 1940
– He did not register since he was in the National Guard
– U.S. Army 
– 3 February 1941 –

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Woodson, PFC La Mar A.

PFC La Mar Allen Woodson
Born: 2 June 1915 – Lodi, California 
Parents: Leland A. Woodson and Luella VanVlear-Woodson 
Siblings: 2 brothers, 2 sisters 
Home: 544 Walnut Street, Lodi, California 
Residence: Box 53 – Blairsden, California 
Occupation: logger 
– Graeagle

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Yeager, PFC Fred R. Jr.

PFC Fred Richard Yeager 
Born: 19 September 1922 – Chinook, Washington
Parents: Fred R. Yeager Sr. and Ruth A. Johnson-Yeager
Nickname: Richard
Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers
Hometown: Long Beach, Washington
– Washington National Guard
– September 1940

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Young, Pvt. Mansfield R.

Pvt. Mansfield Robert Young
Born: 24 July 1922 – Wyoming
Parents: John A. Young and Gertrude Gray-Young
Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers
Home: 254 ½ East McFarland – Ventura, California
Occupation: Unemployed
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
– Contact

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Zinani, Cpl. Joseph P. Jr.

Cpl. Joseph P. Zinani
Born: 3 August 1915 – South Superior, Wyoming
Parents: Giovanni P., Sr. and Matalina Zinani
Siblings: 3 brothers
Home: 419 Iverson Street – Salinas, California
Enlisted: California National Guard
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940

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Zingheim, Tec 5 Eugene P.

T/5 Eugene Paul Zingheim was born in Westcliffe, Colorado, on August 15, 1916, to Paul K. Zingheim & Frieda Schick-Zingheim. He had a sister and a brother. At some point, Eugene’s family moved to Salinas, California, where they lived at

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