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Elwell
S/Sgt Olen C. Elwell was the son of Mary Zoschke-Elwell & Harley Elwell. He was born on June 11, 1914, and with his three brothers and his sister, he was raised on a farm near LaCarne, Ohio. He attended LaCarne Elementary School and Port Clinton High School. He graduated from high school in 1934. It […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
EngelKenneth
Pvt. Kenneth W. Engle was born in 1915, in New York State, to Clarence Engel & Emma Walthers-Engel and was one of the couple’s five sons. The family resided at 124 Alphonse Street in Rochester, New York. He graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School and worked for the Rochester Transit Corporation. On February 13, 1941, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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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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Pvt. Charles F. EricksonBorn: 6 August 1913 – Durand, WisconsinParents: Andrew Erickson & Augusta Sobottka-EricksonSiblings: 3 brothersHometown: Durand, WisconsinOccupation: worked for the county highway departmentInducted:– U. S. Army– 7 April 1941 – Milwaukee, WisconsinTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– trained in using equipment of tank battalion– Camp Polk, LouisianaTransport:– rode a train to Ft. Mason north of […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
Everett_Charles
PFC Charles Elmer Everett was born on April 1, 1915, in Pennsylvania to Clifford E. Everett and Laura E. Stowell-Everett. In 1920, his mother, sister, and he were living in Cleveland, Ohio, where his mother was working as a housekeeper at a fraternity house at Case Western University. The family next resided in Willoughby, Ohio, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
Fancher Wesley
T/5 Wesley Bernard Fancher was born in 1922 in Janesville, Wisconsin, to George W. Fancher & Jeanette Richardson-Fancher. His family resided at 529 Jefferson Street in Mason City, Illinois, but when his father died in the 1930s, he and his mother returned to Janesville. He was the half-brother of Capt. Walter Write the commanding officer […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A 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
FergusonHarold
Pvt. Harold J. FergusonBorn: 25 November 1918 – Brooklyn, New YorkParents: Herman & Sarah Ferguson– mother remarriedSiblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothersEducation: 2 years of high schoolOccupation:Inducted: 27 February 1941 – Jamaica, New YorkHome: 3522 East 34th Street – New York, New YorkTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– basic training– Camp Polk, LouisianaUnits:– 753rd Tank Battalion– assigned to […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Everett Earl Ferguson was born June 11, 1919, in Caldwell County, Kentucky, to Marvin B. Ferguson and Katie W. Adams-Ferguson. With his five sisters and four brothers, he grew up in Lyon County and Eddyville, Kentucky. He graduated from high school and worked as a farmer. On January 22, 1941, Everett was inducted into […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D 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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