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Sgt. Norman W. Goodman was born on May 24, 1917. He was the son of Lionel & Ada Goodman and grew up at 19 North Fifth Avenue in Maywood, Illinois with his sister. He graduated from Proviso Township High School and went to work as a lathe operator at a ball bearing company. Norm joined […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Alexander Gorr was born on November 22, 1921, to Sophie and Gottlieb Gorr in Michigan. He lived at 23 South 15th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois, and went to St. Paul Lutheran Elementary School in Melrose Park, Illinois. After grade school, Al attended Proviso Township High School in Maywood. While a student at Proviso, he […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Pvt. Richard W. Graff was born on February 17, 1913, to Frank Graff and Frances Prusvoscky-Graff. With his two brothers and sister, he grew up in Chicago at 4354 South Princeton Avenue. He left high school after one year and was employed by the Chicago Tribune as an advertising order clerk for eleven years. He […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. James William Griffin was born on January 12, 1912, in Chicago. He grew up at 6733 North Bosworth Avenue and was the son of Judge John J. Griffin & Alice McCabe-Griffin. His father was a Cook County, Illinois, circuit court judge. With his three brothers and sister, he grew up on the northwest side […]
Filed as: Cause of Death, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Bilibid Prison, Execution, Prison Camp, Provisional Tank Group
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1st Lt. Willie Stokes Heard Jr. was born on September 8, 1913, to Willie S. Heard Sr. & Maud Howell-Heard in Quachita, Louisiana. With his three brothers, one of whom was his twin, he grew up at 110 Filhiol Avenue and attended school in West Monroe, Louisiana. He was a member of the ROTC program […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st Sergeant Roger James Heilig was one of the three children of Oscar A. Helig and Viola Strenging-Heilig. He was born on March 8, 1921, in Oak Park, Illinois, and lived at 2116 South 16th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. He attended Roosevelt Grade School, in Broadview, and Proviso Township High School, where he was a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Pvt. Kenneth A. Heinrich was born on April 24, 1919, in Chicago, Illinois, to Otto Heinrich & Grace Schumacher-Heinrich. He grew up, in Chicago, at 1909 West Wilson Avenue with his two brothers and graduated from Senn High School in 1937. After high school, he attended the RCA Radio Institute and worked as a repairman […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Unlike many other stories on this website, the story of finding Pvt. Joseph Patrick Henderson took on its own life. For the first seven years of the project, we could not confirm that, as indicated in 1st Lt. Jacques Merrifield’s final report on the 192nd Tank Battalion, a Pvt. Henderson was a member of the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Andrew Hepburn was born July 25, 1918, in Northern Ireland to Samuel and Mary Hepburn. His parents were there because his father was serving in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. At the age of one, he came to the United States with his parents. With his two brothers, Jack and Sam, he was raised at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Charles Arthur Heuel was born on October 14, 1921, to Christian Heuel and Frances Smolik-Heuel. He was the youngest of ten children. He grew up in Chicago at 4516 North Christiana Avenue. While he was a teenager, his father passed away, so he was sent to live with his sister, Marie, and her husband […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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