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Pvt. Albert John Christ was born on February 14, 1917, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to Edward E. Christ & Elizabeth Tierney-Christ. With his three sisters and three brothers, he grew up at 4427 Maplecroft Avenue in Parma, Ohio. He graduated high school and went to work in an aluminum mill. Albert was inducted into the U.S. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Robert Vernon Cloyd was born on February 15, 1921, in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Vernon Cloyd & Jessie May Smith-Cloyd. With his four sisters and one brother, he grew up outside of Harrodsburg, but in 1940, they were living at 937 Moreland Avenue in Harrodsburg. He was known as “Bobby” to his family and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Daniel Joseph Courtney was born on October 23, 1917, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to Edward Courtney & Eva Butler-Courtney. As a child, with his two brothers and four sisters, he grew up at 518 South Pearl Street. He was known as “Dannie” to his family and friends. One of his sisters was married to 1st […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Woodrow Tyndale Cox was the son of Stephen and Annie Cox and born on December 25, 1918. He was one of the couple’s four children. Woody, as he was known to his family, grew up Tishomingo, Oklahoma, a town of 3,500 people, and attended schools there. Although he attended high school, he left during […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Ancel Edgar Crick was born on July 23, 1917, to Sam Crick and Zetta Mae Smith-Crick in Whitley County, Kentucky. It is known he had four sisters and one brother. He joined the Kentucky National Guard and was called to federal service on November 25, 1940. During his training at Fort Knox, he was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Charles Virgil Crompton was born on March 28, 1917, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to Bret Crompton & Arlene Hupel-Crompton, and with his five sisters and three brothers, he grew up in Harmony Township, Wisconsin. The family later moved to Janesville and resided at 1203 Burnett Street. Like others of the time, Charles left school after […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC John Lewis Cummins’ family resided in Kentucky since the late 1700s. He was born on January 31, 1921, in Mercer County, the oldest of the four children born to Jack Cummins and Mary Bell Dennis-Cummins. He was known as “Lewis” to his family. As a child, John attended school in McAfee, Kentucky, near the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. John O. Cunningham was born on November 12, 1912, in Kentucky, to Charles Cunningham and Anna Cunningham. Later, his father married Anna Ruth Stewart on August 5, 1922. He was the brother of three sisters, four brothers, and two half-brothers. The family resided in Henry County, Kentucky, and later lived at 313 Pocahontas Street, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Albert E. DeCurtins was one of the twin sons born on August 2, 1917, in Wapakoneta, Ohio, to Frederick & Margaret DeCurtins. He and his five brothers and sister grew up in both Wapakoneta and at 337 East Wayne Street in Celina, Ohio. He attended school in both towns and graduated in 1935 from […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Roger C. Dery was born on November 17, 1917, in Bear Creek, Wisconsin, to Rosmer G. Dery & Lydia Schoelkoph-Dery. His father was French-Canadian and his mother was German. With his sister, he grew up at 30 Prospect Street in Bear Creek. He moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, to find work and rented a room […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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