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PFC Clyde D. Ehrhardt was born on August 9, 1917, in Wheatland, Wyoming, and was the son of Jacob & Elizabeth Ehrhardt. It is known that he had a half-brother and that the family moved to Saginaw, Michigan, where his father had a farm. Clyde later moved to Bellwood, Illinois, with his friend, Art Campbell, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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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 enlisted in the Army on August 1, 1940, and was sent to Fort […]
Filed as: 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Cause of Death, Disease, Prison Camp
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Pvt. Felix Flores was born on November 20, 1915, in Foard County, Texas, to Luciano & Augustina Flores. With his three sisters and brother, he grew up in Bee County, Texas. Sometime before 1940, his father died. Felix was inducted into the U.S. Army on March 19, 1940, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt Nicholas Ford Fryziuk was the son of Polish immigrants. He was born on July 25, 1919, to Mike Fryzuik and Maria Surchina-Fryziuk. With his brother, Nick was raised in Argo and Summit, Illinois, and attended Argo High School. After high school, he worked maintenance at Argo Corn Products. Sometime in 1940, Nick joined the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Steve George Gados Jr. was the son of Steve G. Gados Sr. and Louise Gados. He was born on August 19, 1918, in Chicago and lived at 1438 North Noble Street. His mother had been married previously and entered the marriage with seven children. Including Steve, his parents would have eight more children. After […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Thomas Hodges Garland was born on April 7, 1919, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Thomas A. Garland & Bertha Kiser-Garland. His family resided in Newburgh Heights and later in Lakewood, Ohio. He left school after completing his first year of high school. Thomas was drafted into the U.S. Army on March 28, 1941, and sent […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Carl E. Garr was the son of Alfred & Lena Garr on February 13, 1917, in Kiowa, Oklahoma, but he was raised in the town of Mayhill, in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. It is known he had one brother and one sister. He joined the army in 1940 and took basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. J. C. Garrett was born on November 24, 1915, in Caddo County, Louisiana, to Charles & Mattie Garrett. With his two sisters and three brothers grew up in Panola County, Texas, on the family farm. He attended Greenwood High School, in Greenwood, Louisiana, but he left high school to work on the family farm. On […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Erwin Albert Glasenapp was born on January 16, 1916, to Gustave Glasenapp and Hulga Schmidt-Glasenapp in Douglas County, Minnesota. He grew up, with his six brothers and seven sisters, on the family farm fifteen miles north of Rochester, Minnesota, in Kolmar Township, Olmsted County, and attended school in a one-room wooden schoolhouse. During the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/4 Frank Goldstein was born in Chicago on October 24, 1915, to Max and Sarah Goldstein. With his sisters, he grew up at 1958 West Henry Court, 4433 North St. Louis Avenue, and later at 2030 West Montrose Avenue. He graduated from Roosevelt High School where he became interested in amateur radio operation. As an […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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