Unit: 194th Tank Battalion

The 194th Tank Battalion is one of two tank battalions in the Provisional Tank Group which was deployed to the Philippines in 1941.

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194th - C Co.

Wilson, PFC Frank T.

PFC Frank Thomas Wilson
Born: 25 October 1908 – Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Mother: James P. Wilson & Alice B. Porter-Wilson 
Siblings: 1 brother 
Home: Mailbox 35, U.S. Highway 101 – Salinas, California 
Married: Eileen Gosney-Wilson 
Occupation: worked in the family’s landscaping

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194th - C Co.

Wilson, Pvt. Charles W.

Pvt. Charles W. Wilson 
Born: 2 December 1919 – California 
Parents: Oscar & Mabel Wilson 
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother 
Home: 1171 60th Street – San Antonio, California 
Enlisted: California National Guard
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
– He

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194th - A Co.

Wood, PFC Allen W.

PFC Allen Woodroe Wood 
Born: 30 January 1918 – Paynesville, Minnesota 
Parents: Clarence L. Wood & Mabel Clark-Wood 
Siblings: 2 brothers 
Home: R.F.D. #2 Paynesville, Minnesota 
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
– Next of Kin: Mrs. C. L. Wood

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194th - C Co.

Woodson, PFC La Mar A.

PFC La Mar Allen Woodson
Born: 2 June 1915 – Lodi, California 
Parents: Leland A. Woodson & 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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194th - A Co.

Wortman, Pvt. Harry G.

Pvt. Harry George Wortman
Born: 14 September 1918 – Cortland, Ohio
Parents: Harry C. Wortman & Marqerite F. Higgins-Wortman
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother, 1 half-brother
Home: 709 6th Street – Rupert, Idaho
Married: Ruby Wortman
Children: 1 son

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194th - A Co.

Yacob, PFC George

PFC George Yacob 
Born: 25 May 1911 – South Fork, Pennsylvania 
Note: living at Pennsylvania Industrial Reformatory – Smithfield, Pennsylvania – in 1930 
Siblings: 1 sister 
Home: PO Box 487 Stockton, California 
Occupation: farmhand on a farm owned by Frank

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194th - HQ Co.

Yager, PFC Louis J. W.

PFC Louis J. W. Yager
Born: 31 December 1910 – Nebraska
Parents: Louis C. Yager & Iowa Lamb-Yager
Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers
Home: 2210 South Sixth Street – Saint Joseph, Missouri
Education: 3 years of high school
Enlisted: Missouri

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194th - C Co.

Yeager, PFC Fred R. Jr.

PFC Fred Richard Yeager Jr.
Born: 19 September 1922 – Chinook, Washington
Parents: Fred R. Yeager Sr. & Ruth A. Johnson-Yeager
Nickname: Richard
Siblings: 1 sister, 3 brothers
– 1 brother died at six months old
Hometown: Long Beach, Washington

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194th - C Co.

Young, Pvt. Mansfield R.

Pvt. Mansfield Robert Young
Born: 24 July 1922 – Wyoming
Parents: John A. Young & Gertrude Gray-Young
Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers
Home: 254 ½ East McFarland – Ventura, California
Enlisted: California National Guard
– National Guard unit from Ventura,

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194th - C Co.

Zinani, Cpl. Joseph P. Jr.

Cpl. Joseph P. Zinani
Born: 3 August 1915 – South Superior, Wyoming
Parents: Giovanni P., Sr. & 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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194th - C Co.

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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194th - HQ Co.

Zweber, PFC Roland G.

PFC Roland George Zweber 
Born: 13 September 1919 – New Market, Minnesota 
Parents: Peter V. Zweber & Julia K. Radermarcher-Zweber 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother 
Nickname: Rocky 
Home: 95 West Jessamine Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 
Occupation: telegraph messenger 
Selective Service

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