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Students from Proviso Township High School who fought in several wars.

Willson
Proviso Students

Willson, F/Sgt. John C.

F/Sgt. John Campbell Willson
Born: 7 April 1922 – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 
Parents: Charles A. & Euphemia L. Willson 
– moved to the United States to find work 
Siblings: 4 brothers, 1 sister (known) 
Home: 120 North Thirteenth Avenue, Melrose

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Winger, 2nd Lt. Edward G.

2nd Lt. Edward Garfield Winger was born February 4, 1921, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to Bernhardt Winger and Grace Wilber-Winger.  In 1924, his mother filed for and divorced his father who had moved to California.  It is known that his

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Winkler
Proviso Students

Winkler, P/Sgt. Richard C.

P/Sgt. Richard Carl Winkler Jr. 
Born: 15 February 1920 – Forest Park, Illinois 
Parents: Richard C. Winkler Sr. & Anna Lohr-Winkler 
Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers 
Home: 
– 1042 South Troost Avenue – Forest Park, Illinois 
Education: 
– St. Bernadine

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Proviso Students

Wise, S1/c Robert B.

S1/c Robert Benjamin Wise 
Born: 27 May 1921 – Oak Park, Illinois
Parents: Boyd B. Wise & Ingeborg Mausen-Wise
Siblings: 1 sister
Home:
– 230 South Mannheim Road – Bellwood, Illinois
Education:
– Jefferson School
– Proviso Township High School

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Wittekindt
Proviso Students

Wittekindt, Sgt. Glen A.

Sgt. Glen Arthur Wittekindt 
Born: 4 March 1921 – Oak Park, Illinois 
Parents: Henry H. Wittekindt & Attie Amundsen-Wittekindt 
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother 
Home: 
– 712 Chicago Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Lincoln School 
– Proviso Township High School 

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Proviso Students

Wolf, T/Sgt. George L.

T/Sgt. George Lee Wolf 
Born: 14 December 1916 – Chicago, Illinois 
Parents: Manford L. Wolf & Alma A. Bedard-Wolf 
Siblings: 3 sisters 
Home: 
– 1618 North Main Street – Melrose Park, Illinois 
Education: 
– Sacred Heart School – Melrose Park 

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Wollensak
Proviso Students

Wollensak, Pvt. Walter H.

Pvt. Walter H. Wollensak
Born: 7 March 1913 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
Parents: Walter L. Wollensak & Margaret Koebert-Wollensak 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers 
Home: 1921 South Fourth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Garfield School 
– Proviso Township High School 

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Proviso Students

Worts, Cox LeRoy R.

Cox LeRoy Roger Worts 
Born: 17 January 1925 – Chicago, Illinois 
Parents: Patrick & Ruth Worts 
Siblings: 1 sister 
Home: 
– 522 South Harlem Avenue – Forest Park, Illinois 
Education: 
– Saint Bernadine Catholic School 
– Proviso Township High School 

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Proviso Students

Yomine, F2c Frank Peter

Born: 28 April 1923 – Melrose Park, Illinois 
Parents: Nicholas D. Yomine & Josephine Ciancio-Yomine 
Siblings: 1 brother, 1 sister 
Hometown: 
– 161 North Twenty-Third Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois 
Education: 
– Melrose Park Grade School 
– Proviso Township High

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Proviso Students

Young, Capt. Martin W.

Capt. Martin Walter Young 
Born: 2 February 1920 – Chicago, Illinois
Parents: Martin Young & Adaline Petera-Young
Home:
– 2115 North Seventy-second Court – Elmwood Park, Illinois
– lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1930
Education:
– Elmwood Park School

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Zablock
Proviso Students

Zablock, Sgt. Ernest A.

Sgt. Ernest Anthony Zablock
Born: 31 October 1923 – Chicago, Illinois 
Parents: Peter Zablock & Charlotte Zaur-Zablock 
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother 
Home: 
– 246 South Thirteenth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Saint Anthony Catholic School – Cicero, Illinois 

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