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Pvt. Leonard Marvin Adams was born on August 7, 1919, in Montague County, Texas, to Daniel W. Adams & Rosa Adams. With his three sisters and five brothers, he grew up in Texas and Anadarko, Oklahoma, and attended Fairview School in Anadarko, but left school after finishing the seventh grade. During the 1930s, his family […]
Filed as: 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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Sgt. Albert Leroy Allen Jr. was born on February 26, 1920, in Mansfield, Ohio, and was the son of Albert L, Sr. and Beulah Allen and lived at 21 Linden Road in Mansfield. He was a 1938 graduate of Mansfield High School. Albert was attending Wooster College in Wooster, Ohio when he received his draft […]
Filed as: 192nd Tank Battalion, 192nd – C Co., Provisional Tank Group
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1st/Sgt. John Robert Andrews was born in June or July 1917 in Ottawa County, Ohio, to John Andres & Mary Ondrik-Andres. His parents were immigrants from Czechoslovakia. With his four sisters and three brothers, he grew up at 330 Maple Street in Port Clinton, Ohio, and attended high school for three years. John worked as […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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S/Sgt. Joseph W. Beard was born on August 25, 1921, in Boston, Massachusetts. He was one of the seven children born to Joseph E. Beard & Mary Ann Hepp-Beard. He grew up in Boston and later resided with his grandparents in Port Clinton, Ohio. He was a high school graduate and worked as a hotel […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pfc. Harold Richard Beggs was the son of Carl L. Beggs & Lydia M. Ohlinger-Beggs and was born on September 26, 1920, in Port Clinton, Ohio. He was one of the couple’s four children. As a child, he grew up at 310 East Sixth Street in Port Clinton. In 1939, he joined the Ohio National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Charles Raymond Boeshart on August 18, 1915, in Columbus, Ohio, to William J. Bosehart and Catherine J. Boeshart. With his two sisters and two brothers, he first lived near Ohio State University at 8th and High Streets. In 1920, his family moved to a farm on Catawba Island near Port Clinton, Ohio, and later […]
Filed as: 192nd Tank Battalion, 192nd – C Co., Provisional Tank Group
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Pvt. Ralph L. Boyle was born on December 23, 1919, Fairmont, West Virginia, to Ralph P. Boyle & Helen M. Dennis-Boyle. With his four sisters and two brothers, he was raised at Rear, 526 Depot Street in Niles, Ohio. He attended high school for two years and later worked as a laborer in the Civilian […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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What is known about PFC Hubert Oris Brewer is that he was born on February 27, 1921, in Onia, Stone County, Arkansas. He was the son of Floyd D. Brewer & Gertha E. Lawrence-Brewer and lived in Lamar, Arkansas, as a child with his three brothers and sister. Hubert later resided in Ofuskee County, Oklahoma, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC William Edwin Brown was born August 12, 1919, in Hodge, Louisiana He was the son of William Leslie Brown & Zora Alexander-Brown and raised, with his brother, at 527 Fourth Street in Jonesboro, Louisiana. His family called him “Edwin.” On July 30, 1940, he was inducted into the U.S. Army in Jackson, Mississippi. He […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Vincent Russell Brown was born in 1917 in Greene County, Ohio. He was the son of Blaine Brown & Marie Condon-Brown. With his two sisters, he grew up on Route 20 in Mentor Township, Lake County, Ohio. He was known as “Russell” to his family. When he was inducted into the U. S. Army […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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