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T/5 Donald Andrew Dettmer was the son of William E. Dettmer and Henrietta Candenon-Dettmer. Donald was born on March 29, 1919, in Chicago, Illinois. With his two brothers and sister, he grew up on 403 Harrison Street in Lombard, Illinois, and graduated from Glenbard High School. He worked as a store clerk and was married […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. George Emery Dravo was born on June 6, 1920, in Chicago Ridge, Illinois, to Eugene Dravo & Catherine Kreton-Dravo. The family moved to Maywood, Illinois, and as a child and lived at 1508 South Fourth Avenue and attended the local schools. He was a 1938 graduate of Proviso Township High School. Since a federal […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Jack Driver was born on April 23, 1919, in Hamilton County, Texas, to Fred & Ola Driver. His father died and his mother married W. A. Rider. He grew up in Clarkwood, Texas, and left high school after his junior year. He worked as a roughneck in the oil industry. On March 21, 1941, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James William Durr was born on April 2, 1919, in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Ernest Durr and Grace Dnuny-Durr, and with his three sisters and brother, he grew up on Beaumont Road in Mercer County. He was known as “Jimmy” to his family and friends. He left school after the eighth grade and worked […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Homer Rea Dutt was born in Marion, Ohio, on July 20, 1915, to Henry F. Dutt and Idella Fisher-Dutt and was the couple’s only child. With his parents, he lived at 366 Hane Avenue in Marion and attended Vernon School and Marion Central Junior High School. Before he entered the service, he worked at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. John J. Eber was born on September 17, 1914, in Ohio City, Ohio, to Jacob P. Eber & Anna Switzer-Eber. With his sister, he grew up in Townsend County, Ohio, and outside of Norwalk, Ohio, on State Route 18. It is known that he worked at a tire plant. On March 22, 1941, John […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Lyle Eesley was the son of Charles L & Lilly Eesly and was born on August 12, 1916, in Jackson, Ohio. With his three sisters and three brothers, he resided in Jackson, Ohio, and later at 230 North Cassady Avenue in Marion, Ohio. Lyle Eesley was inducted into the U.S. Army on January 28, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/4 Lloyd Ernest Ehrbar was born on March 1, 1916, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Earnest & Blanc he Ehrbar. With his two sisters, he grew up in Medina, Ohio, and at 941 South Seventh Street in Coshocton, Ohio. He attended local schools but left school after his sophomore year of high school. He worked at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Ralph Arnold Ellis was born January 14, 1916, to George M. Ellis and Isabella Hayes-Ellis. With his two sisters, he lived at 1408 South Sixth Avenue Maywood, Illinois. Ralph attended Garfield Elementary School and Proviso Township High School, where he was in the choir. His hobbies were collecting stamps and classical records, and he […]
Filed as: 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru, Cause of Death, Hell Ships, Lost At Sea, Provisional Tank Group, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Pvt. Kenneth W. Engle was born in 1915, in New York State, to Clarence Engel & Emma Walthers-Engel and was one of the couple’s five sons. The family resided at 124 Alphonse Street in Rochester, New York. He graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School and worked for the Rochester Transit Corporation. On February 13, 1941, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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