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Filed as: 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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PFC Robert S. Ainsworth was born in Columbus, Ohio, in September 1918, and was one of two sons of David W. Ainsworth and Virgie Ainsworth. He lived at 2609 Elliott Avenue in Columbus, graduated from West High School in 1937, and worked as a storage clerk at a mine supply company. Robert was inducted into […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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Sgt. William C. Alford was born on October 1, 1921, to George Alford and Sadie May Miller-Alford in Danville, Kentucky. He attended school from kindergarten through eighth grade in Danville, but for high school, he traveled to Burgin, Kentucky.In July 1939, he joined the Kentucky National Guard’s 38th Tank Company from Harrodsburg.
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Canadian Inventor
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Pvt. Joseph Nicholas Angelone was born in 1915 in Rockaway Beach, New York City, New York, to Nicholas & Catherine Angelone. With his two brothers and sister, he grew up at 180 Beach 85th Street, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York. He attended Public School #44 and Far Rockaway High School. In 1931, his mother died, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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Sgt. Elzie Elworth Anness was born on August 4, 1921, in Springtown, Kentucky, to Omar W. Anness & Margaret Harlow-Anness, and was raised, with his two sisters and two brothers, at 313 Tabler Avenue in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. He left school after completing three years of high school. Elzie joined the Kentucky National Guard and trained […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Nagato Maru
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S/Sgt. Richard C. Armato was the son of Italian immigrants and was born on January 15, 1912, to Antonia Gigante-Armato and Dominick Armato. He grew up in Melrose Park, Illinois, with his sister and brother. With friends, he joined the Illinois National Guard as a member of the 33rd Division’s Tank Company in Maywood, Illinois. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Nissyo Maru
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PFC Leon Foster Atha was born on May 20, 1916, in Monterey, Kentucky. He was the son of Kelly B. Atha & Amanda Fitzgerald-Atha and raised at 424 Everton in Frankfort, Kentucky, with his three siblings. In the 1940 census, his occupation was listed as a truck driver. On January 21, 1941, Leon was inducted […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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2nd Lt. Albert J. Bartz on May 24, 1913, in Albion Township in rural Edgerton, Wisconsin, to Albert E. Bartz & Ida Hawkinson-Bartz. He was the fourth of the couple’s seven children. The family later moved to Janesville and lived at 208 West Dodge Street. It is known he was married and the father of […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/4 Frank Lester Beaver was born 0n October 31, 1918, in Piqua, Ohio, to Frank C. Beaver & Stella M. Clingon-Beaver. He grew up, with his three sisters and four brothers, on a farm near Washington, Ohio, and attended Houston High School where he graduated valedictorian of his class. After high school, he worked for […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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What is known about 2nd Lt. Charles Edward Bennett is that he was from Louisville, Kentucky, and lived at 826 Randolph Avenue. Since he was not on the battalion’s roster at Fort Knox, he may have joined the battalion at Camp Polk, Louisiana, from the 753rd Tank Battalion, or he could have been assigned to […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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