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Pvt. Elmer Earl Engle was born on January 23, 1915, in Knox County, Kentucky. He was the son of Joseph Engle & Annie Williams-Engle. It is known that he had an older sister and a brother. When Elmer was two, his mother died after childbirth in 1917. His little sister would die seven months later. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Harold George Fanning was the son of Patrick J. Fanning and Lulu J. Mullin-Fanning. He was born on December 16, 1916, in Milton, Wisconsin, and was the sixth of couple’s eight children. He had four brothers and three sisters. As a child, he grew up on a farm located on Rural Route One in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Sam Fields was born in March 1913, in Oklahoma, and was the son of Sallie Mars-Muskrat and step-son of Robert Muskrat. It is known he had one brother, two step-brothers, and one step-sister. When he was inducted into the U.S. Army, he was living in Lee’s Creek Township, Adair County, Oklahoma, and working as […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Roy J. Flippen was born on October 6, 1917, in Ferris, Texas, to Lon S. Flippen & Virginia Mae Jordan-Flippen. With his four sisters and two brothers, he resided on Fourth Street in Ferris, Texas, and graduated from Ferris High School in 1937, with the highest grade point average for a male student. After […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Willard Emmal Foster was born on December 27, 1923, in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Gladys Chilton-Foster and Arthur Foster. With his two sisters and a brother, the family resided on Dixville Road, Rosehill, Kentucky. It is known that during the 1920s, his father died. Willard joined the Kentucky National Guard on May 20, 1940. In […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 John T. Fox was the son of Sylvester B. and Evelyn Fox. He was born on March 21, 1920, and was the oldest of the couple’s three children. John, with his sister and brother, resided in the family’s home at 907 Milwaukee Avenue in Janesville, Wisconsin. He was called “Jack” by his family. As […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Laddio Jake Gallia was born in 1916 in Lavaca County, Texas, to Jacob Gallia & Annie Zbranek-Gallia, who were Bohemian immigrants. It is known he had one brother, three half-sisters, and two half-brothers, and that his family resided in Justice Township, Nueces County, Texas, where worked as a farmhand. On March 17, 1941, Laddio […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Jack Preston Gauthier was born in October 1917 in East Lansing, Michigan, to George & Evelyn Gauthier. At the time, his father was employed by Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. With his brother, he grew up in Delaware, Ohio, when his father became the athletic director at Ohio Wesleyan University. The family […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st Lt. Emmett Francis Gibson was born on September 15, 1916, to Daniel & Frieda Gibson in Illinois. As a child, he and his brother grew up at 227 South 12th Avenue, Maywood, Illinois. Emmett attended grade school in Maywood and Proviso Township High School. His mother would later marry Joseph Craig. On October 17, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Clifford Lyle Gibson was born on November 2, 1917, in Stovertown, Muskingum County, Ohio, to Jesse P. Gibson & Ena Grace Dixon-Gibson., and was one of the couple’s five sons. His family resided in Philo, Ohio, where he attended school. The draft act had been passed and Clifford was inducted into the U.S. Army […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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