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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. Albert Joseph DuBois was born on January 16, 1918, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Peter and Philamoine DuBois. While a child, Albert’s father passed away, and his mother remarried and the family would move to Wisconsin. After he finished school, he went to work in the Civilian Conservation Corps. Albert grew up in Webster, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. David H. Duff was born on December 3, 1919, in Franklin County, Ohio, to David & Edith Duff. With his two sisters and brother, he lived at 672 Livingston Avenue in Columbus, Ohio. He left school – after his third year of high school – and went to work as a machinist. David was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Robert Thomas Duncan was born on March 2, 1918, in Hill County, Texas, to Earl R. and Gertrude Duncan. He was the couple’s oldest child and had two sisters and three brothers. He left school after completing seventh grade and went to work on the family farm. He was called “Tom” by his family. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Jesse Willard Durham was born on August 11, 1916, in Jacksonville, Texas, to Lonnie L. Durham & Lillie Stuart-Durham. With his three sisters, he grew up in Cherokee County, Texas, and attended high school for one year. Jesse was inducted into the U.S. Army on March 18, 1941, in Houston, Texas, and sent to […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Herbert August Durner Jr. was one of the three sons of Herbert A. Durner Sr. & Bessie May Fellows-Durner. He was born on June 15, 1916, and grew up in Evansville, Wisconsin, and graduated from Evansville High School in 1935. After high school, he worked as an electrician’s apprentice. Knowing that a draft act […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A 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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