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PFC Melvin Emil Buggs was the son of Emil W. Buggs and Helen Ohi-Buggs and was born on September 11, 1919. Along with his brothers Harold and Lester, he was raised at 618 South Academy Street in Janesville, Wisconsin. In April 1940, Melvin and his brother, Lester, joined the Wisconsin National Guard’s 32nd Tank Company […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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PFC Wayne T. Buggs was the son of Arthur H. Buggs and Lillias Broege-Buggs and was born on October 5, 1919, in Janesville, Wisconsin. As a child, he lived at 414 North Main Street. To support himself, he worked as a pinsetter at a bowling alley. Wayne was a member of the Wisconsin National Guard […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Canadian Inventor
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PFC Earl O. Burchard was the son of Orrin Burchard and Villa Johnson-Burchard and was born on October 22, 1917, in Superior, Wisconsin. With his two sisters and two brothers, he grew up at 413 South Linn Street in Janesville, Wisconsin. In October of 1940, Earl enlisted in the 32nd Tank Company of the Wisconsin […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC James Roger Burden was born on December 13, 1917, in Wapakoneta, Ohio, to Fred E. Burden & Hazel M. Fry-Burden. He grew up at 611 Maple Street in Wapakoneta with his four sisters and six brothers. He was known as “Roger.” to his family and friends. He attended high school for two years and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Capt. Arthur V. Burholt was the son of Judson Burholt & Alice E. Conley-Burholt and was born on September 16, 1908, in Columbus, Ohio. He was the oldest of the couple’s three sons. While he was a child, his father passed away, and his mother would later marry Fred Gottschalk. Sometime during this period, the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Brazil Maru
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1st Lt. John F. A. Bushaw was born to Frank Bushaw & Mollie Albright-Bushaw on August 5, 1913, in Milton, Wisconsin, and was one of the couple’s five children. When he was eight, his family moved to Janesville, where he attended school. After he completed his education, he worked at the Rock River Woolen Mills […]
Filed as: 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Miscellaneous, Provisional Tank Group
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Pvt. Lester C. Cale was born in 1915 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was the son of Alfred E. Cale & Lillian Radloff-Cale and was second oldest of three sons. It is known that he was from the Cleveland, Ohio, area and worked for a railroad. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on March 28, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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Cpl. Martin William Cafferman Jr. was born on November 22, 1920, to Martin W. Camfferman Sr. & Clasine Godee-Canfferman. He was the youngest of the couple’s five children. The family resided at 1500 South 56th Court in Cicero, Illinois, and attended local schools. While he was still a child, his mother passed away which resulted […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Willard Harold Campbell was born in May 21, 1920, to Earl F. Campbell and Florence E. Zierth-Campbell in Wisconsin. With his sister, he grew up at 8 Linn Street in Janesville. He was also the cousin of Lewis Wallisch of A Company. Willard joined the Wisconsin National Guard’s tank company in Janesville. In September […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Woodrow Bryan Carroll was the son of James Samuel Carroll & Maggie Mae Bare-Carroll. He was born in Carter County, Oklahoma, on December 26, 1915, and was the ninth child of the couple’s six sons and six daughters. Like many families of the time, five of his siblings died between 1912 and 1934. Woodrow […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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