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Pvt. James C. Thompson was born on May 3, 1917, in Trigg, Kentucky, to Minnie Mathis-Thompson & Herbert E. Thompson, and known as “Curly” to his friends. As a child, he grew up in Eddyville, Kentucky, with his five brothers and two sisters. On January 22, 1941, he inducted into the U. S. Army at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Edward Vivion Trisler was the son of William H. Trisler & Ella Trisler and was born on September 15, 1921. He was raised on a farm, with his five siblings, and worked as a farmer outside of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Edward joined the Kentucky National Guard in Harrodsburg and was called to federal duty on November […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Peter Henry TschudiBorn: 30 January 1915 – Detroit, MichiganParents: Peter C. Tschudi & Millie Tessman-TschudiSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brotherHometown: Louisville, KentuckyOccupation: Stimpson Computer Scale CompanyInducted:– U. S. Army– 5 March 1941Training:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Arrived: 28 November 1941– January 1941 – attended specific tank school– Louisiana Maneuvers– 1 September 1941 – 30 September 1941– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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S/Sgt. Maurice E. Wilson was born on March 2, 1912, to Lester Wilson & Lula Britton-Wilson in Mercer County, Kentucky. He was raised, with his brother and six sisters, on the family farm and in Harrodsburg, where he attended school. He was known as “Jack” to his family and friends. Jack joined the Kentucky National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Lucian F. Yankey was born on January 3, 1914, in Boyle County, Kentucky, to John Yankey and Martha Lula Roney-Yankey. His mother died the day after she gave birth to him. It is known that he had three sisters and one brother. Being unable to care for him, his father gave him to his […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Claude Len Yeast was born to William Yeast & Cordie Gerling-Yeast on February 19, 1917, in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and had six brothers and three sisters. He was the brother of Willard Yeast who was also a member of the 192nd Tank Battalion. Claude worked on the family farm. In the fall of 1940, Claude […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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