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Pvt. Wallace Herman Coats was born on February 27, 1918, in Jefferson County, Oklahoma, to Wallace O Coats & Mattie F. Coats. He grew up outside of Ryan, Oklahoma, on the family farm. He married Venis E. Smith on January 5, 1941. Wallace was inducted into the U.S. Army on March 24, 1941, in Oklahoma […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Albert H. Cornils was born on September 15, 1916, to Herman and Eva Cornils. With his brother, he lived at 5140 Benton Avenue in Downers Grove, Illinois, and attended Downers Grove High School. After high school, Albert worked as a wrapping clerk for a stationery company. In September 1940, Albert was talked into joining […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Charles L. Corr Jr. was born in Pennsylvania on June 28, 1916, to Charles L. Corr Sr., & Mabel Snow-Corr. With his brother, Robert, he lived at 6705 North Loleta Avenue in Chicago. While he was a high school student, Charles became interested in radio equipment and joined a radio program with the Illinois […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Harley Woodrow Coulter was the son of Mack and Ora Coulter. He was born on December 23, 1919, in Dover, Tennessee, and had five sisters and two brothers. Harley attended Dover Schools until the age of sixteen, when he left school and moved from Dover to Columbus, Georgia. On April 3, 1939, Harley enlisted […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. Richard Emmanuel Danca was born on October 23, 1918, to Joseph and Sarah Danca in River Forest, Illinois. He was known as “Emmanuel” to his family and friends. With his brother and sister, he grew up at 26 Lathrop Avenue in Forest Park, Illinois, and attended grade school there. He was a graduate […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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What is known about Pvt. Vernor Deck is that he was born in 1915 to James A. Deck & Melvina J. Pemberton-Deck. With his five brothers and one sister he grew up just outside of Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas, on the family’s farm. Like many others, he left school after completing seventh grade. Vernor was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Henry John Deckert was the son of Adam Deckert Sr. & Maria E. Schoenwolf-Deckert and was born on December 11, 1917. With his two brothers and sister, he lived at 220 South 11th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. After graduation from St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Forest Park, he attended Proviso Township High School. At […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Cpl. Edward Gus Depa was born on September 3, 1916, to Marek and Ludwina Depa. He was raised in Wisconsin with his three brothers and three sisters. His mother died while he was a child leaving his father to raise the children. Edward came to Chicago looking for work in 1936 and lived at 717 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James Ernest Edwards was born on July 6, 1917, to Mr. & Mrs. William A. Edwards. He was one of the couple’s four sons. His mother passed away on October 17, 1918. At some point, his father remarried and moved to Inglewood, California. With his two of his brothers, Jim resided at his brother’s, […]
Filed as: 192nd Tank Battalion, 192nd – B Co., Provisional Tank Group
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S/Sgt. Albert Thomas Edwards was born on December 27, 1916, to William A. Edwards and Isabella Christmas-Edwards. He was one of the couple’s four sons. His mother died on October 17, 1918, and at some point, his father remarried and moved to Inglewood, California. He stayed behind and lived at 1202 North 19th Avenue in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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