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Pvt. Roger Raymond LawheadBorn: 22 December 1915 – Beach, North DakotaParents: John Q Lawhead & Minerva E. Greenup-LawheadSiblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothersHome:– Henry, North Dakota – 1920– Beach, North Dakota – 1930– 735 14th Street – Oakland, CaliforniaOccupation: Worked at a bowling alleyInducted:– U.S. Army– 20 February 1941 – Portland, OregonTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– tank […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Pvt. Hayden Reed LawrenceBorn: 7 March 1919 – Rapides Parish, LouisianaParents: John S. Lawrence & Addie Curtis-LawrenceSiblings: 2 sistersNickname: ReedHome: Rapides Parish, Louisiana– lived on the family’s farmGraduated: Buckeye High School – Deville, Louisiana– Class of 1939Resided: Liberty, Texas -1940Occupation: roughneck – oil well drillingInducted:– U.S. Army– 21 February 1941 – Jacksonville Army Air Force […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Pvt. Earnie LeMasterBorn: 19 January 1923 – KentuckyParents: Warren H. LeMaster & Nancy Tackett-LeMasterSiblings: 7 sisters, 8 brothersHome: Magoffin County, KentuckyEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 19 July 1940 – Fort Hayes, Columbus, OhioTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– first six weeks was the primary training – Week 1: infantry drilling– Week 2: manual arms and marching to music– Week […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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T/4 Harry T. Lorimer Born: 1908 – Piqua, Ohio Parents: George W. Lorimer & Jennie Hunter-Lorimer Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Home: 114 South Walnut Street – Troy, Ohio Enlisted: – U.S. Army – 10 September 1939 Trained: – Raritan Arsenal – Middlesex County, New Jersey – Fort Knox, Kentucky Units: – 19th Ordnance Battalion […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Pvt. Frank J. Lukas Jr.Born: 9 May 1917 – Broome County, New YorkParents: Frank J. Lukas Sr. & Irma LukasSiblings: 1 brotherHome: 508 Oak Hill Avenue – Union, New YorkEducation: Daniel Dickson School– appears he never attended high schoolOccupation: toolmaker – Endicott Johnson CompanyInducted:– U.S. Army– 6 February 1941 – Albany, New York– enlisted to […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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S/Sgt. James R. MartinBorn: 1 December 1918 – Bellaire, OhioParents: Claytus D. & Lulu MartinSiblings: 2 brothersHome: 3175 Trumbull Street – Belmont, OhioOccupation: Newspaper CollectionsEnlisted:– Ohio National Guard– U.S. Army– 12 May 1940 – Cambridge, OhioTrained:– Fort Knox, KentuckyUnits:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– trained alongside 192nd Tank Battalion– learned to repair the 57 vehicles used by […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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T/4 Henry Millard McColloughBorn: 1904 – Beat 5, Chickasaw County, MississippiParents: Ed & Mattie McColloughSiblings: 2 sistersHome: 134 Catalpa Street, Clarksdale, MississippiNickname: HarryEnlisted: 19 February 1941 – Camp Shelby, MississippiTraining:– Ft. Knox, KentuckyUnit:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– trained alongside the 192nd Tank Battalion at Ft. Knox– learned to repair the 57 vehicles used by the Army– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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Pvt. Raymond Hayden McGillBorn: 12 July 1920 – Caddo County, OklahomaParents: Joseph A. McGill & Callie Thomas-McGillSiblings: 1 sister, 2 brothersHome: 1105 North 9th Street – Chickasha, OklahomaNickname: HaydenOccupation: Worked at a bowling alleyEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 25 September 1941 – Fort Sills, Oklahoma– Name on military records: Hayden R. McGill– appeared his time in the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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PFC Joseph A. McGinnisBorn: 23 July 1916 – Hudson County, New JerseyParents: UnknownSiblings: UnknownHometown: 779 East 24th Street – Paterson, New JerseyOccupation: baggage manInducted:– U.S. Army– 30 January 1941 – Newark, New JerseyUnit:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– learned to repair 57 vehicles used by the Army– trained alongside 192nd Tank Battalion– learned to repair the 57 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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PFC Charles Doyle McKenzieBorn: 10 February 1924 – Greenup County, KentuckyParents: Ray McKenzie & Virgie Clark-McKenzieHometown: Flatwoods, KentuckyEducation:– left high school after one yearEnlisted:– 13 January 1941 – Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky– lied about his age – claimed his birthday was 10 February 1922Training:– 19th Ordnance Battalion– trained alongside the 192nd Tank Battalion at Ft. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 17th Ordnance Company
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