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PFC Joseph F. McCrea was born on March 2, 1920, in Benton, Wisconsin, and was the son of John R. McCrea & Flora Mae Peacock-McCrea. It is known that his mother passed away soon after his birth. He grew up in Benton with his brother and two sisters. His father passed away in 1938, and Joe […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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M/Sgt. Osborne McDonald was born on April 15, 1905, in Hampton, Ontario, Canada, and was the son of Florence M. Anderson. It is known that he had three half-brothers and five sisters. At some point, his family resided in Racine, Wisconsin, before his mother returned to Canada. After finishing his schooling, Osborne took a job […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. Jacques V. Merrifield was born in Amboy, Illinois, to the Rev. Roy and Mrs. Jeanette Merrifield on March 26, 1918. He was known as “Jack” or “PK,” which stood for “Preacher’s Kid,” to his friends. Jack, with his sister and two brothers, was raised at 1113 South Fifth Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. His […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Robert Wayne Miller was born on September 1919, in Mansfield, Ohio, to George & Marie Miller. He was the couple’s only child, and his family resided at 264 Ford Street in Mansfield and later on Route 5, Mansfield. Robert was inducted into the U.S. Army on January 27, 1941, in Columbus, Ohio, and was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Joseph A. Moczarny was born in 1913 in Wisconsin to Anton & Victoria Moczarny. He had two sisters and seven brothers and grew up in Armstrong Creek, Wisconsin. His father died during the 1920s, and at some point, he moved to Chicago, where he lived with his sister and her husband. It is known […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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What is known about Pvt. August James Moody is that he was born on April 12, 1918, in Rowan County, Kentucky. He was the son of Bessie M. Workman-Moody & Henry C. Moody and had two brothers and two sisters. During the 1920s, his family moved to Dayton, Ohio, where they lived at 404 Groveland […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Albert B. Bland Moore was born on July 15, 1920, in Mackville, Kentucky, to Robert L. Moore & Gertrude A. Roberts-Moore. He was raised in Mercer County with his five brothers and three sisters and was known as “Bland” to his family and friends. With his friends, William Gentry, Robert Brummett, Morris Collier, and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Claude N. Moreland was born in 1908 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, to John N. Moreland & Margaret Tinsley-Moreland. With his two sisters, he lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and on May 17, 1928, Claude married Louvina Jones. On March 1, 1929, he became a father to a daughter, Hazel. He and his wife worked […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Thomas Peter MotoskoBorn: 8 March 1919 – Youngstown, OhioParents: George & Barbara MikloskoSiblings: 2 sisters, 4 brothersNickname: “Tom”Graduated: Woodrow Wilson High School– Class of 1940Occupation:-operated a pool hall and custard standInducted:– U. S. Army– 25 March 1941 – Cleveland, OhioTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Assigned to Headquarters Company– typical day– 6:15 with reveille– most of […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Peter Nakavich was born in 1919, in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, to Thomas & Casimira Nakavich. With his two brothers and four sisters, he grew up in Cleveland. He was inducted into the U. S. Army on March 19, 1941, and did his basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. At Ft. Knox, he was assigned […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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