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Pvt. Howard Robert Gasaway was born November 20, 1918, Ohio, to Charles I. Gasaway and Jane Snodgrass-Gasaway. With his three sisters and two brothers, he lived in West Virginia and 106 South Second Street in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He left school after completing grammar school to go to work. His mother passed away when he was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Jack Preston Gauthier was born in October 1917 in East Lansing, Michigan, to George & Evelyn Gauthier. At the time, his father was employed by Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. With his brother, he grew up in Delaware, Ohio, when his father became the athletic director at Ohio Wesleyan University. The family […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st Lt. William Henry Gentry was born on November 19, 1918, to James T. Gentry & Harriet Renfro-Gentry. He had two sisters and a brother. He was raised on Burgin Road in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and attended McAfee High School and attended the University of Kentucky for one year. On December 21, 1936, Gentry joined the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Raymond Fulton Gheen was born September 1916 in Cambridge, Ohio, to Herman L. Gheen and Lillian Warne-Gheen. He had one brother and one sister. When he was two, his mother passed away, his father remarried, and he became the brother of three half-sisters. It is known that he and his siblings lived with their grandmother, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Charles J. Giamalva was born on February 14, 1915, in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, to Sam Giamalva and Rosalie Scalise-Giamalva. With his six sisters and five brothers, he grew up at 1403 Cook Street in Houston, Texas. He was known as “Charley” to his family and friends. He left high school after one year […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st Lt. Emmett Francis Gibson was born on September 15, 1916, to Daniel & Frieda Gibson in Illinois. As a child, he and his brother grew up at 227 South 12th Avenue, Maywood, Illinois. Emmett attended grade school in Maywood and Proviso Township High School. His mother would later marry Joseph Craig. On October 17, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Clifford Lyle Gibson was born on November 2, 1917, in Stovertown, Muskingum County, Ohio, to Jesse P. Gibson & Ena Grace Dixon-Gibson., and was one of the couple’s five sons. His family resided in Philo, Ohio, where he attended school. The draft act had been passed and Clifford was inducted into the U.S. Army […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Melvin S. Giddens was born on January 25, 1918, in Carbur, Florida. He was the youngest of three sons of Martin C. Giddens & Mary F. Green-Giddens. His mother died not too long after he was born. His father remarried and it is known that he had a half-brother from his father’s second marriage. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Robert Gemmell Gill Jr. was the son of Olive Fishell-Gill and Robert G. Gill Sr. and was born on July 17, 1913, in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. He and his sister grew up at 109 West Third Steet in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, and he was a member of the Greensburg High School Class of 1930. What […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – MD, 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC James W. Gillespie was born on February 2, 1916, in Dayton, Ohio, to William A. Gillespie and Estella Beers-Gillespie. With his sister, he grew up in various homes in Dayton. In 1940, his family was living at 520 Peach Avenue. He attended Steele High School for three years before going to work as a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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