Roster: Proviso Students

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

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192nd - B Co.

Bronge, Sgt. Robert E.

Sgt. Robert Eugene Bronge was born on June 14, 1917, to James V. Bronge & Julia Nelson-Bronge. With his two brothers and his sister, he grew up in Maywood and Melrose Park, Illinois. As a child, he attended Mount Carmel

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Proviso Students

Brown, PFC Harold W.

PFC Harold Wilson Brown
Born: 29 November 1911 – Chicago, Illinois
Parents: William J. Brown & May E. Reese-Brown
Siblings: 2 sisters
Home:
– 233 Linden Avenue – Bellwood, Illinois
Education:
– Field Stevenson School – Forest Park
– Proviso

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Proviso Students

Brunson, T/Sgt. Joseph E.

T/Sgt. Joseph Edward Brunson 
Born: 15 September 1921 – Atwood, Illinois 
Parents: Harry Brunson & Elizabeth Marie Ashurst-Brunson 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother 
Hometown: Brookfield, Illinois 
– the family moved to Brookfield from Forest Park in 1939 
Education: 
– left

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Proviso Students

Budway, Sgt. Robert T.

Sgt. Robert T. Budway 
Born: 15 December 1914 – Rochester, New York
Parents: Gilbert J. Budway & Sarah Katherine Smith-Budway
Siblings: 1 brother, 1 sister
Home: 7329 West Madison Street – Forest Park, Illinois 
Education:
– Grant-White School, Forest Park

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Proviso Students

Bulger, S/Sgt. Joseph I.

S/Sgt. Joseph Imburgio Bulger Jr.
Born: 19 January 1921 – Oak Park, Illinois
Parents: Joseph I. Bulger Sr. & Elsie Tomm-Bulger
Siblings: 1 brother, 1 sister
Home:
– 1103 North Broadway Avenue, Melrose Park, Illinois
Education:
– Central YMCA High

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Burns, Cpl. William E. Jr.

Cpl. William Edison Burns Jr. was born on August 3, 1919, to William E. Burns Sr. & Mary E. Merritt-Burns in Oak Park, Illinois. With his brother and sister, he attended the Field-Stevenson Grammar School in Forest Park and Garfield

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Proviso Students

Busboom, PFC Milton W.

PFC Milton William Busboom
Born: 7 September 1919 – Chicago, Illinois
Parents: William H. Busboom & Caroline Niehoff-Busboom 
Siblings: 1 sister
Home: 
– 1911 South Sixth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Garfield Grade School 
– Proviso Township High School 

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192nd - B Co.

Byars, PFC Frank A.

PFC Frank Albert Byars was born on November 27, 1921, in Forest Park, Illinois, to Ida Sarwood-Byars and Emmett Byars. His name on his birth certificate is Francis Adelbert Byars. He grew up at 1334 Circle Avenue in Forest Park,

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Proviso Students

Cannici, Pvt. Salvatore P.

Born: 23 March 1926 – Melrose Park, Illinois
Parents: Sam & Marietta Cannici
Home:
– 1213 North Eighteenth Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois
Siblings: 1 brother
Education:
– Field-Stevenson Grade School
– Proviso Township High School
– Class of 1944

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Proviso Students

Cavallaro, RM 3/c John M.

RM 3/c John Michael Cavallaro
Born: 6 January 1922 – River Forest, Illinois 
– the family moved to Forest Park when John was a small child 
Parents: Rosario Cavallaro & Angelina Arigo-Cavallaro
– mother died when John was five
Home:

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Proviso Students

Chrastka, S/Sgt. Frank T.

S/Sgt. Frank Thurston Chrastka
Born: 3 March 1925 – Chicago, Illinois
Parents: Frank T., Sr. & Mable Chrastka
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother
Home:
– 843 Circle Avenue – Forest Park, Illinois
Education:
– Proviso Township High School
– Class

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Proviso Students

Cisek, 2nd Lt. Max M.

2nd Lt. Max Melvin Cisek 
Born: 27 August 1919 – Chicago, Illinois
Parents: Joseph Cisek & Aniela Biernet-Cisek
Siblings: 4 sisters, 2 brothers
– grew up in Maywood, Illinois
Home:
– 105 North Englewood Avenue, Bellwood, Illinois
Education: 
– Proviso

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