Roster: U.S.S. Joseph T. Dyckman

194th - A Co.

Porwoll, Sgt. Kenneth J.

Sgt. Kenneth John Porwoll
Born: 13 April 1920 – Saint Cloud, Minnesota Parents: Joseph and Katherine Porwoll
Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers
Hometown: Brainerd, Minnesota
Education:
– college student
Enlisted:
– Minnesota National Guard
– 1939
Inducted:
– U. S.

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192nd - D Co.

Scaife, Pvt. James W.

Pvt. James William Scaife
Born: 18 October 1920 – Caldwell Parish, Louisiana
Parents: C. Terry Scaife and Florence Bryant-Scaife 
Siblings: 4 sisters, 3 brothers
Hometown: Clarks, Louisiana 
Inducted: 
– U. S. Army 
– 26 July 1940 – Jackson, Mississippi 
Occupation: 

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17th Ordnance Company

McKnight, Pvt. Thomas W.

Pvt. Thomas William McKnight
Born: 16 June 1918 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Parents: Thomas and Mary McKnight
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother
Hometown: Epping, New Hampshire
Residence: Route 1, West Chester, Pennsylvania
Education:
– attended the University of Virginia
Employment: American

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194th - C Co.

Peoples, Cpl. Raymond J. Jr.

Cpl. Raymond John Peoples Jr. was born in San Jose, California, on June 13, 1917. He was the son of Raymond J. Peoples Sr. and Ellen Mills-Peoples and was the oldest of the couple’s two sons. Sometime during the 1920s,

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192nd - HQ Co.

Revak, Capt. Joseph A.

Capt. Joseph Anthony Revak was born on June 15, 1907, in Beaumont, Texas, to John Revak and Annie Wassell-Revak. He grew up at 1510 Madison Avenue, with his three sisters and two brothers. After high school, Joseph attended Texas A&M

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192nd - A Co.

Lang, Sgt. Howard R.

Sgt. Howard Ronald Lang
Born: August 28, 1918 – Saint Paul, Minnesota
Parents: August and Marie Lang
Siblings: 3 brothers, 2 sisters
Hometown: Route #1 New Brighton, Minnesota
Employment: Civilian Conservation Corps
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
– Contact:

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194th - HQ Co.

Klein, Pvt. Clayton C.

Pvt. Clayton Cameron Klein 
Born: 17 November 1919 – Arkansas 
– the family moved to Oregon in 1930 
Parents: Otto P. Klein & Ethel McFarland-Klein 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother 
Home: 1604 Y Avenue – La Grande, Oregon 
Education: 

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17th Ordnance Company

Kinard, PFC John

PFC John Kinard
Born: 10 May 1916 – Brent, Alabama
Parents: Jasper and Eve Kinard
Siblings: 4 sisters
Education: not known
Enlisted: 
– U.S. Army
– 4 January 1938
Trained:
– not known where he did his basic training

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194th - HQ Co.

Kachmarek, Pvt. Lawrence D.

Pvt. Lawrence Dominic Kachmarek 
Born: 6 July 1917 – Benton County, Minnesota 
Parents: Stanley Kachmarek and Rozalja Pokornowski-Kachmarek 
Siblings: 3 sisters, 3 brothers 
Hometown: Route #3 Foley, Minnesota 
– family owned a farm outside of town 
Selective Service Registration: 16

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17th Ordnance Company

Hosey, PFC Arley

PFC Arley Hosey
Born: 20 February 1923 – Braxton County, West Virginia
Parents: Archibald Hosey and Lilly Evans-Hosey
Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers
Hometown: Holly, West Virginia
– moved to Akron, Ohio
Enlisted:
– U.S. Army
– 8 January 1941

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194th - A Co.

Hopkins, Pvt. Carson C.

Pvt. Carson Claude Hopkins 
Born: 22 July 1919 – Clinton County, Iowa 
Parents: Gilbert Hopkins and Glenna Nichols-Hopkins 
Siblings: 1 sister 
Home: 731 Twelfth Avenue South – Clinton, Iowa 
Enlisted: 
– U.S. Army 
– 1941 
Training: 
– Fort Lewis, Kentucky 

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194th - A Co.

Gravitt, Pvt. Lyle R.

Pvt. Lyle Robert Gravitt 
Born: 19 December 1919 – Ames, Iowa 
Parents: Joseph B. Gravitt & Letha M. Bates-Gravitt 
– step-father: James M. Smith 
Siblings: 3 sisters, 1 brother, 1 half-sister, 1 half-brother 
Hometown: Union, Iowa 
Education: 2 years of

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