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T/5 James Edward JonesBorn: 29 November 1916 – Owensboro, KentuckyParents: Charles L. Jones & Mary E. Maglinger-JonesSiblings: 3 sisters, 5 brothersHometown: 608 Lewis Street, Owensboro, KentuckyMarried:Enlisted:– U. S. Army– 21 January 1941 – Louisville, KentuckyMarriedTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky – typical day– 6:15 with reveille– most of the soldiers were up before this since they wanted […]
Filed as: 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Camp O’Donnell, Prison Camp
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Sgt. Richard L. Errington was born on July 23, 1920, to John Errington & Jenny Alice Thomas-Errington in Compton, California. He was the fifth child of the couple’s seven children. As a child, he grew up in San Antonio, California, and at 213 Maple Street in Salinas. He was known as “Rick” to his family […]
Filed as: 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Hell Ships, Lost At Sea, Miscellaneous, Oryoku Maru
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Pvt. P.Z. Eldridge was born on September 17, 1922, in Geneva County, Alabama, to Leamon E. Eldridge & Gennis Griffin-Eldridge. With his three sisters and four brothers, he lived on Rural Route 2, Slocomb, Alabama. He worked as a farmhand. P.Z. was inducted into the Army on August 6, 1940, at Fort Benning, Georgia. He […]
Filed as: 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Cause of Death, Disease, Prison Camp
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Born: 9 May 1911 – Philippine IslandsParents: UnknownSiblings: UnknownHometown: San Francisco, CaliforniaEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 27 February 1941 – San Francisco, CaliforniaTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 41st Infantry Division– 194th Tank Battalion– had never trained in a tankOverseas Duty:– Movement:– traveled by train to Ft. Mason north of San Francisco, California– ferried to Ft. McDowell on Angel […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Guerrilla
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Filed as: 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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S/Sgt. Winfred Horace AdairBorn: 22 February 1917 – Vanderburgh County, IndianaParents: Arthur E. Adair & Lulu Mays-AdairSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother– when he was a baby, he was put in an orphanage in Nashville, Tennessee– discovered his father was alive in 1937 in EvansvilleHome: 617 North Sixth Avenue – Evansville, Indiana– 1935 – living in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Pvt. Leonard Marvin Adams was born on August 7, 1919, in Montague County, Texas, to Daniel W. Adams & Rosa Adams. With his three sisters and five brothers, he grew up in Texas and Anadarko, Oklahoma, and attended Fairview School in Anadarko, but left school after finishing the seventh grade. During the 1930s, his family […]
Filed as: 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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Pvt. William Eugene Adams was born on February 9, 1919, in Larue County, Kentucky, to John and June Adams in Larue County, Kentucky. Like many others of the time, he left school after completing grammar school. It is known that he worked in forestry. William was drafted into the U.S. Army on January 21, 1941, […]
Filed as: 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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S/Sgt. Nevel C. AdamsBorn: 1 May 1907 – Madison County, KentuckyParents: John L. Adams & Sallie Daugherty-AdamsSiblings: 5 sisters, 3 brothersHometown: Union City, Kentucky– 1930 – the family lived in Gary, IndianaMarried: DorothyResidence: 205 Ravine Avenue, East Peoria, IllinoisEnlisted :– most likely enlisted in 1939Reenlisted 7 October 1941Unit:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– trained alongside 192nd Tank […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Pvt. Eduardo R. Aguero was born in Texas in 1914. What is known is that he was living with his mother’s parents, Francisco and Ygnes Flores in DeWitt County, Texas, 1920. Like many of the time, he never completed grade school. He married Margarita Jimenez in Stinton, Texas, and was the father of a son. […]
Filed as: 192nd Tank Battalion, 192nd – D Co., Provisional Tank Group
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