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Roster: Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines

Proviso Township High School students who fought in the Philippines during World War II.

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Proviso Students

Aiani, S/Sgt. Louis J. Jr.

S/Sgt. Louis James Aiani Jr.Born: 22 March 1923 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: Louis J. Aiani Sr., & Susan Vacca-Aiani Siblings: 4 brothers, 1 sister Hometown: Elmwood Park, Illinois Education: –

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Proviso Students

Babcock, S/Sgt. Arthur L.

S/Sgt. Arthur Lee Babcock  Born: 9 December 1921 – Alameda, California  Parents: William H. Babcock & Bird Brown-Babcock  Siblings: Sgt. William B. Babcock, Vera, Kenneth,

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Proviso Students

Clinkenbeard, Pvt. Jerome S.

Pvt. Jerome Stirling Clinkenbeard Born: 21 August 1925 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: John S. Clinkenbeard & Johannah Begley-Clinkenbeard Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers  Home: – 7719 West Grand Avenue, Elmwood

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Proviso Students

Cronin, Sgt. Richard B.

Sgt. Richard Bernard Cronin Born: 24 May 1918 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: Roy Cronin & Madeline Gaffney-Cronin Home: – 2102 South Tenth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois Education: – Garfield School – Proviso

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Proviso Students

Garrison, S1/c Donald W.

S1/c Donald William GarrisonBorn: 14 July 1925 – Cook County, IllinoisParents: Edward W. & Antoinette M. GarrisonSiblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothersHome:– 2655 North Seventy-Second Court

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Proviso Students

Justus, S/Sgt. John S.

S/Sgt. John Samuel Justus Born: 17 December 1917 – Bellwood, Illinois Parents: Fred Justus & Sophia Thierbach-Justus Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers Home: – 2614 Glos Street – Bellwood, Illinois Education: –

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Proviso Students

Lentine, PFC Joseph F.

PFC Joseph F. Lentine Born: 23 November 1915 – Pittston, Pennsylvania Parents: Frank & Angela Lentine Siblings: 5 brothers, 1 sister Home: – 7438 Franklin Street – Forest Park, Illinois –

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Proviso Students

Manfredi, S/Sgt. Samuel M.

S/Sgt. Samuel Michael Manfredi Born: 1921 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Parents: Nicholas & Angeline Manfredi Siblings: 6 sisters, 2 brothers Home: – 1110 North Nineteenth Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Melrose

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Proviso Students

Nelson, S/Sgt. Orville T.

S/Sgt. Orville Thomas Nelson Born: 20 August 1920 – Cicero, Illinois Parents: Thomas Nelson & Bessie Pender-Nelson Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Married: Gertrude NelsonHometown: – Forest Park, Illinois Education: – Proviso

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Rago, Maj. John B.

Maj. John Baptiste Rago Born: 26 January 1902 – Cook County, Illinois Parents: Paolo Rago & Francisca Chairo-Rago Siblings: 2 Sisters Home: 914 North 16th Avenue,

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Proviso Students

St. Jean, 2nd Lt. David W.

2nd Lt. David Ward St. Jean Born: 20 September 1922 Parents: Oscar E. St. Jean & Grace Ward-St. Jean Siblings: 1 sister Nickname: Ward Home: – 1809 South Ninth Avenue –

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