Roster: U.S.S. Marine Shark

Merrifieldj
192nd - HQ Co.

Merrifield, 2nd Lt. Jacques V.

2nd Lt. Jacques Vaughan Merrifield was born in Amboy, Illinois, to the Rev. Roy and Mrs. Jeanette Merrifield on March 26, 1918. He was known as “Jack” or “PK”- which stood for “Preacher’s Kid” – to his friends. Jack,

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194th - HQ Co.

Parker, PFC Ralph L.

PFC Ralph Lee Parker 
Born: 29 December 1919 – Saint Joseph, Missouri 
Parents: William A. Parker & Emma Mae Ferrell-Parker 
Siblings: 1 sister, 3 brothers 
Hometown: Washington Township, Buchanan County, Missouri 
Education: Benton High School – Saint Joseph, Missouri Enlisted:

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Plodzien1
192nd - B Co.

Plodzien, Pvt. Edward F.

Pvt. Edward Plodzien was born on September 24, 1918, in Chicago, Illinois, to Martin Plodzien & Agnes Zachara-Plodzien. With his two sisters, he grew up at 1320 West Julian Street in Chicago. He attended high school for one year before

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Kinler W
194th - A Co.

Kinler, PFC William N.

PFC William Nelson Kinler was born on June 17, 1912, in Pine River, Minnesota, to Robert Kinler and Jennie Mae Nelson-Kinler. With his nine sisters and three brothers, he grew up in Pine River and attended school there. In 1940,

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Hummphreyal
192nd - D Co.

Humphrey, Pvt. Abner L. Jr.

Pvt. Abner Lee Humphrey Jr. was born on September 12, 1919, in Comanche, Texas, to Abner L. Humphrey Sr. and Repty Lee Beggs-Humphrey. He was known as “A.L.” to his family and friends. He grew up on the family farm

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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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HartL
192nd - A Co.

Hart, Pvt. Leonard M.

Pvt. Leonard Marvin Hart was born on July 13, 1915, in Gage, Oklahoma, to Thomas J. Hart & Nellie A. Taylor-Hart. He was raised in Otter Township, Harper County, Oklahoma, with his four sisters and four brothers. Leonard attended Luther

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Hando2_edited
192nd - HQ Co.

Hando, Pvt. John

Pvt. John Hando was born on May 22, 1918, in Piney Fork, Pennsylvania, to Ignatius Hando & Veronica Haydu-Hando. He grew up in Brookfield, Ohio, with his four sisters and brother. He completed eighth grade but never attended high school.

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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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GadosS
192nd - B Co.

Gados, PFC Steve G. Jr.

PFC Steve George Gados Jr. was the son of Steve G. Gados Sr. and Louise Gados. He was born on August 19, 1918, in Chicago and lived at 1438 North Noble Street. His mother had been married previously and entered

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Everett_Charles
192nd - C Co.

Everett, PFC Charles E.

PFC Charles Elmer Everett was born on April 1, 1915, in Pennsylvania to Clifford E. Everett and Laura E. Stowell-Everett. In 1920, his sister and he were living in Cleveland, Ohio, where his mother was working as a housekeeper at

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