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PFC Carl N. Nickols was the son of Frank & Frances Nickols and was born on December 15, 1915. He was one of the couple’s four children. As a child, he attended St. Mary’s School and grew up at 462 North Washington Street in Janesville. It is known that he was in business, for himself, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. William F. Nolan was born September 3, 1923, in Wisconsin, to William A. Nolan & Margaret Vail-Nolan and was the older of the couple’s two sons. The family resided at 403 South Franklin Street in Janesville, Wisconsin. Sometime during the 1930s, his mother died leaving his father to raise two sons. William left school, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Abel Flores Ortega was born on August 22, 1919, in El Paso, Texas, and was one of six sons born to Ruben C. and Deborah F. Ortega. As a child, he lived at 505 East 9th Street in Austin, Texas. While young, Abel had two things he loved, one was his ability to draw and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Philip R. Parish was born on May 2, 1909, in Ontario, Wisconsin, and was the son of Dora and Hollis Parish. He attended Billings Creek Elementary School, Ontario, Wisconsin, which was very close to the farm he grew up on as a child. He also attended Ontario High School and after high school went to […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Norman A. Paul was born on April 15, 1913, in Valders, Wisconsin, to Robert Paul & Mary Bremer-Paul. He had two sisters and five brothers. Norman left school after the eighth grade to go to work on the family farm, and he also worked as a truck driver. Norman was inducted into the U.S. Army […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Marvel V. Peterson was born in 1921 and was the son of Clarence A. Peterson and Orpha Flora-Peterson. With his three brothers and sister, he grew up in Dodgeville, Wisconsin. It is known that in 1930, he was living with his grandparents on his mother’s side of the family. It appears his parents divorced […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Lewis R. Phillips was born on November 4, 1916, in Beloit, Wisconsin, to Louis H. Phillips and Rose Lee Thomas-Phillips. With his two sisters and two brothers, he lived at 467 Jalena Avenue, Janesville, Wisconsin. He left high school after three years and worked as a waiter. At some point, he joined the Wisconsin National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. William Woodgate Read was the son of Arthur D. Read & Ethel F. Woodgate-Read of West Monroe, Louisiana. He was born on February 8, 1920, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and had two sisters and two brothers and was known as “Bill” to his family and friends. When he was a child, Bill’s family moved […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Obie Cloyce Richardson was born on December 28, 1915, in Quitman, Texas, to James H. Richardson & Elma May Johnston-Richardson. With his four sisters and four brothers, he grew up in Wood County, Texas, and was called “Cloyce” by his family and friends. He left high school after his third year and moved to Houston, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Lloyd J. Richter was born on July 29, 1913, in Marshall, Minnesota, to Edward Richter & Rose Schoell-Richter. He was known as “James” to his family and called “Shadow” by his friends. In 1930, he was living in Iowa and working on his uncle’s farm. At some point, Lloyd moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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