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Pvt. Charles F. EricksonBorn: 6 August 1913 – Durand, WisconsinParents: Andrew Erickson & Augusta Sobottka-EricksonSiblings: 3 brothersHometown: Durand, WisconsinOccupation: worked for the county highway departmentInducted:– U. S. Army– 7 April 1941 – Milwaukee, WisconsinTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– trained in using equipment of tank battalion– Camp Polk, LouisianaTransport:– rode a train to Ft. Mason north of […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Wesley Bernard Fancher was born in 1922 in Janesville, Wisconsin, to George W. Fancher & Jeanette Richardson-Fancher. His family resided at 529 Jefferson Street in Mason City, Illinois, but when his father died in the 1930s, he and his mother returned to Janesville. He was the half-brother of Capt. Walter Write the commanding officer […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James Finley was born January 25, 1918, in Creek County, Oklahoma, to John D. & Sarah E. Finley, and he grew up in Long Grove, Oklahoma, with his two sisters and five brothers. He was known as “Jim” to his friends and family. Like many men of his time, Jim left school after eighth […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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[et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.21.4″ z_index_tablet=”500″] Click image to enlarge [et_pb_row use_custom_gutter=”on” gutter_width=”1″ custom_padding=”30px||0px|” padding_mobile=”on” make_equal=”on” column_padding_mobile=”on” background_color_2=”#ffffff” parallax_method_1=”off” parallax_method_2=”off” _builder_version=”3.21.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_color_1=”#ffffff” z_index_tablet=”500″]A picture from 1940 of the 32nd Tank Company Armory in Janesville, Wisconsin. Courtesy of Dennis Schoberle [/et_pb_cta][et_pb_row use_custom_gutter=”on” gutter_width=”1″ custom_padding=”0px||0px|” padding_mobile=”on” make_equal=”on” column_padding_mobile=”on” background_color_1=”#ffffff” background_color_2=”#ffffff” parallax_method_1=”off” parallax_method_2=”off” _builder_version=”3.21.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_cta title=”02″ […]
Filed as: 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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Pvt. Charles J. Giamalva was born on February 14, 1915, in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, to Sam Giamalva and Rosalie Scalise-Giamalva. With his six sisters and five brothers, he grew up at 1403 Cook Street in Houston, Texas. He was known as “Charley” to his family and friends. He left high school after one year […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Alton Kenneth Goff was born on February 27, 1909, to Henry C. Goff and Cassa E. Hurley-Goff in Bardwell, Wisconsin. With his six brothers and two sisters, his parents moved the family to Delavan, Wisconsin. When his mother died, he lived with his Uncle William, attended school in Delavan, and worked on a farm. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Eugene Charles Greenfield was born on July 21, 1918, in Alliance, Ohio, to Howard E. Greenfield and Grace Lavinia-Greenfield and lived in East Liverpool, Ohio. It is known he had one sister and that his family later resided in Bayard, Ohio. He also attended Ohio State University during the 1939/1940 school year. Eugene was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC. Laurence Hubert Grim was born June 9, 1921, to Ernest & Thelma Hnethron-Grim in Viola, Wisconsin.  He was the eldest of the couple’s five children. Ernest grew up in Readstown, Wisconsin, until his father’s automobile shop burnt to the ground. Not having insurance to rebuild the shop, his father moved the family to Janesville […]
Filed as: Cause of Death, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Camp O’Donnell, Disease, Prison Camp, Provisional Tank Group
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  Cpl. Robert M. Harrie was the son of Charles F. Harrie & Bessie Gordon-Harrie. He was born on November 9, 1922, in Whitestown, Wisconsin. His mother died and his father remarried. Robert’s family moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, where he attended elementary school and high school. It is known that he had two sisters, two […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Prison Camp
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  Pvt. Leonard Marvin Hart was born on July 13, 1915, in Chaney, 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 Hill High School, Luther Hill, Oklahoma, but left after his third year. He married […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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