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2nd Lt. John Frederick Hay was the son of Dr. Samuel H. Hay & Dr. Rachel McMaster-Hay. He was born in Coddle Creek, Iredell County, North Carolina, on November 8, 1919. His father would later become the minister at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown, Tennessee. With his two sisters, he grew up at 21 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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S/Sgt. Joseph John Hrupcho was the son of Michael and Mary Hrupcho. He was born in Crabtree, Pennsylvania, on March 22, 1914. He had two brothers and three sisters. When he was ten, his family moved to Port Clinton, Ohio. There he lived at 404 Lincoln Drive and was educated in both parochial and public schools. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Virgil Clarence Janes was the oldest of six sons born to Joseph H. Janes & Lavena J. Goode-Janes. He was born on January 29, 1920, and grew up, with his seven brothers, at 310 Harrison Street in Port Clinton, Ohio. He attended school in Port Clinton and later enlisted in the Ohio National Guard’s […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Elwin Cornelius Jones was born on December 16, 1917, in Marion County, Ohio, to Nelson & Gladys Irene Rasey-Jones. He was the eldest of seven children. As children, he and his four brothers and two sisters lived at 1053 Davids Street in Marion, Ohio. They later lived on Barnhart Street. Elwin and his siblings attended […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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  Pvt. Lewis Haymond Kirby was born July 13, 1921, in Big Chimney, West Virginia, to James Kirby and Lula Darlington-Kirby in Gallipolis, Ohio. The family resided at 108 Third Ave in Gallipolis. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on January 28, 1941, at Camp Atterbury, Columbus, Indiana. He was sent to Fort Knox, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Tec 4 John Kovach Jr. was born on October 7. 1922, in Gypsum, Ohio, to John Kovach Sr. and Margaret Kovach. When he was a child, his parents separated and his three sisters and he lived with their mother in Church Hill, Tennessee. The family would later live at Step 99 Portage Township, Ottawa County, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Silas Benjamin LeGrow was born on August 12, 1918, in Bauline, Newfoundland, Canada, to Benjamin LeGrow & Mary Whalen-LeGrow. He was raised, with his brother, at 3512 Tacon Street in Tempa, Florida, where he attended school. While he was a child, he was orphaned and raised by his aunt and uncle. He later moved to […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Charles Herbert Looney was born on May 23, 1922, in Memphis, Tennessee. He was the son of Frazier Edmondson Looney and Alice Irene Pritchard-Looney. It is known he had a sister, Laura, and that he lived at 1516 Grimes Street. Charles was married and lived in Memphis with his wife. Charles enlisted in the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Edward Francis Martel was the son of William & Bina Martel. He was born on February 2, 1919, and grew up at 87 Mall Street in Lynn, Massachusetts. Ed attended St. Jean Baptist Catholic School and Breed Junior High School. He attended high school but left during his junior year. In 1936, Ed joined the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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What is known as Pvt. Raymond Joseph McCreanor was that he was born on March 7, 1917, in Warren, Ohio. He was the son of Frank & Rose McCreanor. With his two sisters and four brothers, he was raised at 243 Lowell Avenue Northeast in Warren. He graduated high school and worked at a steel […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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