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Pvt. Raymon Otis Edens was born on July 15, 1919, in Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma, to Hiram and Maud Carley-Edens. With his two sisters and brother, he grew up in Sledgeville Township, Texas County, Oklahoma, and worked on the family far. According to family members, his first name was actually “Raymond.” Raymon was drafted into […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James Ernest Edwards was born on July 6, 1917, to Mr. & Mrs. William A. Edwards. He was one of the couple’s four sons. His mother passed away on October 17, 1918. At some point, his father remarried and moved to Inglewood, California. With his two of his brothers, Jim resided at his brother’s, […]
Filed as: 192nd Tank Battalion, 192nd – B Co., Provisional Tank Group, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines, Proviso Students Who Were Japanese POWs
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S/Sgt. Albert Thomas Edwards was born on December 27, 1916, to William A. Edwards and Isabella Christmas-Edwards. He was one of the couple’s four sons. His mother died on October 17, 1918, and at some point, his father remarried and moved to Inglewood, California. He stayed behind and lived at 1202 North 19th Avenue in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines, Proviso Students Who Were Japanese POWs
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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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PFC Clyde D. Ehrhardt was born on August 9, 1917, in Wheatland, Wyoming, and was the son of Jacob & Elizabeth Ehrhardt. It is known that he had a half-brother and that the family moved to Saginaw, Michigan, where his father had a farm. Clyde later moved to Bellwood, Illinois, with his friend, Art Campbell, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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Pvt. P.Z. Eldridge was born on September 17, 1922, in Geneva County, Alabama, to Leamon E. Eldridge & Gennis Griffin-Eldridge. With his three sisters and four brothers, he lived on Rural Route 2, Slocomb, Alabama. He worked as a farmhand. P.Z. was enlisted in the Army on August 1, 1940, and was sent to Fort […]
Filed as: 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Cause of Death, Disease, Prison Camp
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S/Sgt. Steve Michael Eliyas was born on December 17, 1916, in Yatesboro, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, to Michael G. Eliyas and Mary P. Yurtinus-Eliyas. His last name in Slovak and spelled Elias. In 1923, his family moved to Port Clinton, Ohio, and resided at 109 Cedar Street. It is known that he had two sisters and two […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C 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, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines, Proviso Students Who Were Japanese POWs
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T/5 Wesley Roy Elmer and his twin brother, Ray, were born December 3, 1922, in unincorporated Keysville, Wisconsin. He was one of the ten children of Hubert L. Elmer and Myrtle A. McKinney-Elmer. Like many others, Wesley left school after completing grade school and went to work as a farmhand and ended up working near […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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