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S/Sgt Warren A. Hildebrandt was the son of Cecil L. Hildebrandt and Marie Bergen-Hildebrandt and born on July 9, 1921, in Arizona With his brother and sister, he was raised in Saginaw, Michigan, and later Maywood, Illinois. He attended Irving Grammar School and was a 1939 graduate of Proviso Township High School. While at Proviso […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Sgt. John Olin Hopple was born on July 15, 1914, in Missouri to Dwight Hopple & Maude Meddenhall-Hopple. His parents were farmers residing in Taylor County, Iowa, near the town of Bedford. He attended Valley School in South Taylor and graduated in 1932 from Hopkins High School with honors. John was also very well known in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Quincey Albert Humphries was born on January 23, 1917, in LeFlore County, Oklahoma, to Samuel G. Humphries & Lillie Goodins-Humphries, and was known as “Jim” to his family and friends. With his five brothers and six sisters, he grew up on Sugarloaf Mountain near Monroe, Oklahoma. As a child, he would travel to town […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. Harvey Aaron Jennings was born to Sanford E. Jennings & Carrie Belle Wordell-Jennings on June 1, 1913.  With his brother, he grew up at 175 Jefferson Pike in Union, Ohio. It is known he attended Ohio State University for two years. In 1940, he was living at 1356 Summit Street in Columbus, Ohio, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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S/Sgt. Willard Daylis Jennings was born on June 29, 1919, in Billings, Montana, to George T. Jennings & Stella Daylis-Jennings. With his two sisters and two brothers, he would later move to Forest Park, Illinois, where he resided at 1120 Circle Avenue. He attended the Field-Stevenson School in Forest Park and was a member of the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Pvt. Bernard William Johnson was the son of Joseph M. Johnson & Mary E. Martin-Johnson and was born on November 11, 1918, in Wellsville, Ohio. With his two brothers, he grew up at 3200 Audubon Boulevard in Cleveland, Ohio. He worked as an inspector at a federal building. Bernard was inducted into the U.S. Army on […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Lawrence John Jordan was born in Montana on August 10, 1919, the second of three children born to Anthony & Agnes Jordan. His family moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he lived at 2038 West Cullom Avenue. He graduated from Lake View High School and worked as a silversmith at a wholesale silver company. He joined […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC William Joseph Kerins was the second son of James A. & Cecelia Kerins and was born on February 28, 1919. The family lived at 2937 South Canal Street in Chicago, Illinois, and later in Berwyn, Illinois, at 6731 West Stanley Avenue. He left high school after three years and worked as an engraver. Bill […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. William Arthur Kindell was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on December 20, 1916, to Irwin Lee Kindell and Cecelia Danz-Kindell. He was the youngest of three boys and a member of an extended family that lived in both Maywood and Oak Park. He also had a half-sister. Bill grew up at 1235 South 20th Avenue […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Herbert C. Kirchhoff Jr. was born on June 7, 1919, to Lucille & Herbert C. Kirchhoff Sr. in Peoria, Illinois. He was known as “Bud” to his family and friends. Herb, with his sister and three brothers, lived at 717 North Second Avenue in Maywood, Illinois, and attended Proviso Township High School. After high […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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