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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 –
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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