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Ross Casmo
Pvt. Ross Casmo Jr. was born on September 12, 1919, in Ohio to Ross Casmo Sr. and Vinnie Mae Bidler-Casmo. During the 1920s, his mother married Roy C. Tillis, and he became a half-brother to a sister and brother. The family resided at 859 Leonard Avenue in Columbus, Ohio. He attended high school for two […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Isaac Hinton CauseyBorn: 13 August 1917 – Arabi, LouisianaParents: Rudolph Causey & Ivy Smith-CauseySiblings: 2 sistersHome: St. Bernard Parish – LouisianaTraining:– Fort Benning, Georgia– Camp Polk, LouisianaUnits:– 753rd Tank Battalion– 192nd Tank Battalion– volunteered to join the battalion to replace a National Guardsman released fromfederal service– D Company attached to the 194th Tank Battalion […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Charles Pershing Chaffin was born on December 18, 1919, and was one of five children born to William H. Chaffin & Amelia Chaffin. With his two brothers, he grew up at 322 Perry Street in Port Clinton, Ohio, and worked as a truck driver. He was known as “Chuck” to his friends. In 1938, […]
Filed as: 192nd Tank Battalion, 192nd – C Co., Provisional Tank Group
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On June 27, 1921, Sgt. Alva J. Chapman was born in on June 27, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. He was the son of Arthur & Lena Chapman and had three younger sisters. His family moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, where he was raised at 309 Holmes Street and worked in a hotel as a busboy. Alva […]
Filed as: Miscellaneous, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
Charles Earl
T/5 Earl L. Charles Jr. was born on July 21, 1917, to Earl L. Charles Sr. and Anna Matuck-Charles. With his two sisters, he was raised in Troy, Cleveland, and later Springfield, Ohio. He was known as “Bud” to his family and friends. He was working as a sandblaster when he was inducted into the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Wade W. Chio was the son of Joseph Chio & Goldie Bodi-Chio. He was born on May 30, 1919, on the Howard Farms in Ohio. He was one of the couples’ eight children. His father was a farmer and brought all of his children up farming. The family resided on Route 1, County Line […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James Carlie Choate was born on June 13, 1919, in Bonnieville, Kentucky, to James R. Choate and Mille Meredith-Choate. He was known as “Carlie” to his family and friends. With his three brothers, he grew up in Hart County, Kentucky, on the family farm. He left school after grade school and went to work […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Enoshima Maru
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Born: 3 December 1918 – Hopkins County, KentuckyMother: Artie Stringfellow-ChoateNickname: “Piggy”Siblings: 3 brothers, 1 sisterStep-siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brotherHome: South McEven Avenue – Earlington, KentuckyMarried: Margaret AlmonChildren: 1 son – LonnieOccupation: coal miner & automobile salesmanInducted:– 22 January 1941 – U.S. ArmyTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Arrived: 28 November 1940– January 1941 – tank school– qualified […]
Filed as: 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Cabanatuan, Cause of Death, Execution, Prison Camp, Provisional Tank Group
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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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Sgt. George Oliver Christopher was born to Walter Christopher and Mary Belle Cassity-Christopher in Bowling Green, Kentucky on September 15, 1919. He was one of nine children born to the couple. His friends called him “Red,” but he was known as “Oliver” to his family. He attended Littlesville Grade School and Franklin Junior High School […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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