Roster: U.S.S. Consolation

MattsonW11
194th - A Co.

Mattson, Cpl. William L.

Cpl. William Lee Mattson
Born: 31 July 1922 – Minnesota
Parents: Lee A. Mattson & Jennie E. Santapakka-Mattson
Siblings: 1 sister
Home: 402 Fourteenth Street Southeast – Brainerd, Minnesota
Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard
– he wanted to fulfill his military

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KirbyL
192nd - C Co.

Kirby, Pvt. Lewis R.

Pvt. Lewis Raymond Kirby was born July 13, 1921, in Big Chimney, West Virginia, to James Kirby and Lula Darlington-Kirby in Gallipolis, Ohio. The family resided at 108 Third Ave in Gallipolis. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on

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HollingsworthR11
194th - A Co.

Hollingsworth, Sgt. Ralph M.

Sgt. Ralph M. Hollingsworth
Born: 21 February 1921 – Merrifield, Minnesota
Parents: Clayton Hollingsworth & Lotta Swanson-Hollingsworth
– father married Lillian Ruby
Siblings:
– 1 sister, 6 brothers, 1 step-sister, 1 step-brother
– 2 brothers died in World War II

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HauserWilliam
192nd - HQ Co.

Hauser, PFC William A.

PFC William Anthony Hauser was born on December 3, 1920, in Chicago, Illinois, to Frank J. Hauser & Carrie Martern-Hauser and was the youngest of the couple’s five children. With his two sisters and two brothers, he was raised at

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Schultz_Donald
192nd - A Co.

Schultz, Pvt. Donald F.

Pvt. Donald Frank Schultz was the son of Otto C. Schultz & Emma Tessmer-Schultz. He was born in Dorchester, Wisconsin, on February 17, 1919, and was one of the couple’s twelve children. He attended school in Dorchester and after his

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194th - HQ Co.

George, Pvt. Wayne S. Jr.

Pvt. Wayne Sylvester George Jr.
Born: 1 November 1921 – Thurston County, Washington
Parents: Wayne S. George Sr. & Christine M. Hansen-George
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother
Hometown: Prosser, Washington
Enlisted:
– Washington National Guard
– 16 November 1939
-U.S.

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Faubion, Pvt. Robert E.

Pvt. Robert Eugene Faubion
Born: 6 March 1918 – Lawrence County, Indiana
Parents: Thomas & Juanita Faubion
Nickname: Gene
Siblings: 1 sister
Home: 2411 E Street – Bedford, Indiana
Occupation: self-employed interior house painter
Enlisted:
– U.S. Army
– 1940

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DeGroot
192nd - A Co.

DeGroot, Pvt. Edward L.

Pvt. Edward L. DeGroot was born on January 10, 1919, in Franksville, Wisconsin, to Peter and Mary Barth-DeGroot. He was the third oldest of the couple’s seven children. In 1940, his family was living on County Line Road in Racine

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Damosgeorge
17th Ordnance Company

Damos, Cpl. George S.

Cpl. George Steve Damos
Born: 13 October 1922 – Akron, Ohio
Parents: Steve & Mary Damos
Siblings: 1 brother
Home: 946 North Keystone Avenue – Akron, Ohio
Occupation: Worked in a restaurant
Enlisted:
– U.S. Army
– 12 July 1940

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Cragoj
17th Ordnance Company

Crago, PFC. John A.

PFC. John Albert Crago
Born: 3 April 1921 – Huntington County, Indiana
Parents: Charles O. Crago & Mabel V. Sharp-Crago
Hometown: Huntington, Indiana
Siblings: 4 sisters, 1 brother
Education: Lancaster High School – Lancaster, Indiana – 1940
Residence: 269 Jefferson

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collierm
192nd - D Co.

Collier, Sgt. Morris S.

Sgt. Morris Stanland Collier
Born: 14 June 1918 – Mercer County, Kentucky
– first name: Maurice – may have changed it
– used “Morris” on his military records
Mother: Dametnes Collier and Maggie Carey-Collier
Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers

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Bruce T
192nd - D Co.

Bruce, Pvt. Tansell E.

Pvt. Tansell Ezell Bruce was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Connie Bruce and born in Graves County, Kentucky, on October 13, 1915. His father married Mettie Foy in 1926. With his four sisters and brother, he attended school in

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