Roster: S.S. M. S. Klipfontein

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On November 25, 1940, the tank company was called to federal service as D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion. The company boarded 10 trucks in Harrodsburg on November 28th and its tanks were loaded onto a flatcar and taken by train to Ft. Knox. The company left Harrodsburg at 12:30 P.M. arriving about four hours later at 4:30 P.M.
Provisional Tank Group

McKinney, Pvt. Ernest L.

Pvt. Ernest Lee McKinney was born on October 3, 1918, in Elberton, Washington, to Thomas McKinney and Annie Maude Stairrett-McKinney. He had two sisters and

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Provisional Tank Group

Molaro, Pvt. Louis

Pvt. Louis Molaro was born on April 17, 1916, in the Bronx, New York City, New York, and was the son of Salvatore Molaro and

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Provisional Tank Group

Onacki, T/Sgt. Albert J.

T/Sgt. Albert Joseph Onacki was born on October 4, 1916, in Mocanaqua, Pennsylvania, to Felix Onacki and Michalena Kniski-Onacki, and had three sisters and three

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Provisional Tank Group

Peterson, S/Sgt. Robert E.

S/Sgt. Robert Edward Peterson was born on March 6, 1921, to John E. Peterson and Maribel I. Schwarz-Peterson in Chicago, Illinois. With his brother, Roy,

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Provisional Tank Group

Richeson, Pvt. Forest E.

Pvt. Forest Elsworth Richeson was born on March 7, 1917, in Cambridge, Ohio, to Lewis V. Richeson and Libbie Lightfoot-Richeson. His father passed away when

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Provisional Tank Group

Shaffer, Pvt. Ralph R.

Pvt. Ralph Raymond Shaffer was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 14, 1918, to  Emory Shaffer and Ellen Pasculewic-Shaffer and grew up on the north

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Provisional Tank Group

Short, Sgt. John L.

Sgt. John L. Short was born to John J. Short and Leah Warner-Short on May 23, 1917. His mother appeared to have divorced her first

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Provisional Tank Group

Sims, PFC Cecil J.

PFC Cecil J. Sims was born on March 8, 1917, in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Finis J. Sims and Cora Mae Gritton-Sims. With his three

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Miscellaneous

Tenenberg, Pvt. Lester I.

Pvt. Lester Irvin Tenenberg was born on July 1, 1920, to Fann Goldsmith-Tenenberg and August Tenenberg and lived at 1209 West Sherwin Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

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