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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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Pvt. Sidney Ambrose Coy was born April 30, 1916, in Kentucky, to John & Rosemary Coy. With his five brothers and sister, he was raised at 1743 West Oak Street, Louisville, Kentucky. On January 1, 1941, Sidney was inducted into the U.S. Army and assigned to D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion. During Sidney’s time at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Maynard C. Cravens was born on October 16, 1918, in Booneville, Kentucky, to William D. Cravens and Mary Belle Jaaggers-Cravens. With his sister and two brothers, he grew up in Hart County, Kentucky. He also had four half-sisters and four half-brothers. He left school after eighth grade and worked on the family farm until […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Woodrow Wilson Cravens was born on December 11, 1915, in Christian County, Kentucky, to Richard Cravens and Addie Young-Cravens. He was one of the couple’s three sons. Woodrow was inducted into the U.S. Army on February 21, 1941, in Louisville, Kentucky, and was sent to Fort Knox, Kentucky, for basic training. During his basic […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D 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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Pvt. Burlen Clayton Cupp Jr. Burlen Clayton Cupp Jr. was born on April 1, 1917, to Burlen C. Cupp Sr. and Irene Hoffman-Cupp, in Newark, Ohio. He grew up, with his sister and two brothers, on a farm, in Tymochtee Township, near Newark, and attended schools in Vanlue, McCutchenville and Sycamore, Ohio. Like many young […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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