Roster: Proviso Students Who Were Japanese POWs

Edwards_Jim
192nd - B Co.

Edwards, Pvt. James E.

Pvt. James Ernest Edwards was born on July 6, 1917, to Mr. & Mrs. William A. Edwards. He was one of the couple’s four sons. His mother passed away on October 17, 1918, and at some point, his father remarried

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EdwardsAlbertT
192nd - B Co.

Edwards, S/Sgt. Albert T.

S/Sgt. Albert Thomas Edwards was born on December 27, 1916, to William A. Edwards and Isabella Christmas-Edwards. He was one of the couple’s four sons. His mother died on October 17, 1918, and at some point, his father remarried and

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192nd - HQ Co.

Ellis, Sgt. Ralph A.

Sgt. Ralph Arnold Ellis was born January 14, 1916, to George M. Ellis and Isabella Hayes-Ellis. With his two sisters, he lived at 1408 South Sixth Avenue Maywood, Illinois. Ralph attended Garfield Elementary School and Proviso Township High School, where

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Glasenapp_AW
192nd - B Co.

Glasenapp, Pvt. Erwin A.

Pvt. Erwin Albert Glasenapp was born on January 16, 1916, to Gustave Glasenapp and Hulga Schmidt-Glasenapp in Douglas County, Minnesota. He grew up, with his six brothers and seven sisters, on the family farm fifteen miles north of Rochester, Minnesota,

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Goodmann
192nd - B Co.

Goodman, Sgt. Norman W.

Sgt. Norman W. Goodman was born on May 24, 1917. He was the son of Lionel Goodman & Ada  Braumoeller-Goodman and grew up at 19 North Fifth Avenue in Maywood, Illinois with his sister. He was the second cousin of

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GorrA
192nd - B Co.

Gorr, PFC Alex

PFC Alex Gorr was born on November 22, 1921, to Sophie and Gottlieb Gorr in Michigan. He lived at 23 South 15th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois, and went to St. Paul Lutheran Elementary School in Melrose Park, Illinois. After grade

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GradyF-1
Bilibid Prison

Grady, Capt. Francis J.

Born: 20 February 1913 – Oak Park, Illinois
Parents: Emma Seroscheim-Grady & Frank A. Grady
Siblings: 1 sister
Nickname: Frank
Home: 1619 West Saint Charles Road- Maywood, Illinois
Education:
– Proviso Township High School – Class of 1931
Military:

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Griswoldj
192nd - HQ Co.

Griswold, Sgt. Jack J.

Sgt. Jack Julian Griswold was born on December 10, 1919, on a farm near South Haven, Michigan, to Irving L. & Clarissa Griswold. With his five brothers, he lived first lived in Bellwood, Illinois, next at 843 South 17th Avenue

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Heiligroger
192nd - B Co.

Heilig, 1st Sgt. Roger J.

1st Sgt. Roger James Heilig was one of the three children of Oscar A. Helig and Viola Strenging-Heilig. He was born on March 8, 1921, in Oak Park, Illinois, and lived at 2116 South 16th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. He

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HildebrandtWarren
192nd - B Co.

Hildebrandt, S /Sgt Warren A.

S/Sgt Warren A. Hildebrandt was the son of Cecil L. Hildebrandt and Marie Bergen-Hildebrandt and born on July 9, 1921, in Arizona. With his brother and sister, he was raised in Saginaw, Michigan, and later Maywood, Illinois. He attended Irving

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HollandA1
192nd - A Co.

Holland, 2nd Lt. Arthur A.

2nd Lt. Arthur A. Holland was born on April 13, 1920, in Newark, New Jersey, to Joseph & Molly Holland. With his parents and two brothers, he lived in Maywood, Illinois, and later at 7436 West Madison Street, Forest Park,

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Hullihanw
192nd - HQ Co.

Hullihan, Tec 4 William P.

T/4 William Patrick Hallihan was born on April 2, 1916, to John A. Hullihan and Mary A. Gately-Hullihan in Cicero, Illinois, and was one of eight children born to the couple. He was known as “Bill” to his family and

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