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T/5 Eber L. Boden was born on December 26, 1917, in Oakwood, Oklahoma, to Charles H. and Marguerite Lamar-Boden. With his six brothers and one sister, he grew up on the family farm about four miles from Oakwood. Eber was known as “Eb” to his family and friends. He attended Bell School and Oakwood High […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Patrick F. Boone was born on November 19, 1916, in Kentucky to Frank Boone and Mary Ann Lush-Boone. With his three sisters and two brothers, he lived on the family farm outside of Leitchfield, Kentucky. Like many others of the time, he left school after completing the eighth grade and went to work on […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. George H. Boyce was born in February 5, 1918, in Dewey County, Oklahoma, and was the youngest of seven children born to Roy and Nellie Boyce. What is known about his early childhood was that his mother died in 1919. By 1920, George, his four brothers, and two sisters were living in an orphanage […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Thomas Franklin Brooks was born on October 13, 1919, in Edmonson County, Kentucky to Charles Smith Brooks & Frances Isabel Brooks. He was the fourth of the couple’s twelve children. He crew up at Rural Route 2 near Monmouth Cave, Kentucky. He was known as “Frank” to his family and friends. Thomas was inducted […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Robert H. Brooks was the son of Adline &. Ray Brooks. He was born in October 8, 1915, in McFarland, Kentucky. He was raised in Sadieville, Kentucky, with his two sisters. As an adult, he moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he enlisted in the U.S. Army in late 1940. In November 1940, Robert became […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Tansell Ezell Bruce was the son of Connie & Mettie Bruce. He was born in Lynnville, Kentucky on October 13, 1915. With his four sisters and brother, he attended school in Fairbanks, Kentucky. He attended high school, but he did not graduate. After leaving high school, he worked as a farmer. Tansell was known […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC James Melvin Carter was born on August 25, 1919, and was the son of Henry D. Carter and Regina Lois Ballard-Carter. With his six brothers and two sisters, he grew up in Mayfield, Kentucky. He attended Wright Chapel School through the eighth grade but did not attend high school. As a young man, he […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Ross Casmo Jr. was born on September 12, 1919, in Ohio to Ross Casmo Sr. and Vinnie Mae Bidler-Casmo. During the 1920s, his mother married Roy C. Tillis, and he became a half-brother to a sister and brother. The family resided at 859 Leonard Avenue in Columbus, Ohio. He attended high school for two […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Isaac Hinton CauseyBorn: 13 August 1917 – Arabi, LouisianaParents: Rudolph Causey & Ivy Smith-CauseySiblings: 2 sistersHome: St. Bernard Parish – LouisianaTraining:– Fort Benning, Georgia– Camp Polk, LouisianaUnits:– 753rd Tank Battalion– 192nd Tank Battalion– volunteered to join the battalion to replace a National Guardsman released fromfederal service– D Company attached to the 194th Tank Battalion […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James Carlie Choate was born on June 13, 1919, in Bonnieville, Kentucky, to James R. Choate and Mille Meredith-Choate. He was known as “Carlie” to his family and friends. With his three brothers, he grew up in Hart County, Kentucky, on the family farm. He left school after grade school and went to work […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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