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Pvt. William James Haviland was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in April 1919, and was the son of Paul & Cecilia Haviland. After his parents divorced, with his brother, he was raised at his maternal grandparent’s house at 9516 Leo Avenue in Cleveland. On March 22, 1941, William was inducted into the U. S. Army and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. John Frederick Hay was the son of Dr. Samuel H. Hay & Dr. Rachel McMaster-Hay. He was born in Coddle Creek, Iredell County, North Carolina, on November 8, 1919. His father would later become the minister at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown, Tennessee. With his two sisters, he grew up at 21 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st Lt. Willie Stokes Heard Jr. was born on September 8, 1913, to Willie S. Heard Sr. & Maud Howell-Heard in Quachita, Louisiana. With his three brothers, one of whom was his twin, he grew up at 110 Filhiol Avenue and attended school in West Monroe, Louisiana. He was a member of the ROTC program […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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  T/5 Donald M. Heddleston was born out of wedlock in Minnesota on March 11, 1917. His mother, Anna H. Austerson, moved to Orfordville, Wisconsin, with her infant son and later married Louis Sveom. The couple would have two daughters together. Donald was raised in Ordfordville and attended school there. He also took the last […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st Sergeant Roger James Heilig was one of the three children of Oscar A. Helig and Viola Strenging-Heilig. He was born on March 8, 1921, in Oak Park, Illinois, and lived at 2116 South 16th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. He attended Roosevelt Grade School, in Broadview, and Proviso Township High School, where he was a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Pvt. Kenneth A. Heinrich was born on April 24, 1919, in Chicago, Illinois, to Otto Heinrich & Grace Schumacher-Heinrich. He grew up, in Chicago, at 1909 West Wilson Avenue with his two brothers and graduated from Senn High School in 1937. After high school, he attended the RCA Radio Institute and worked as a repairman […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Unlike many other stories on this website, the story of finding Pvt. Joseph Patrick Henderson took on its own life. For the first seven years of the project, we could not confirm that, as indicated in 1st Lt. Jacques Merrifield’s final report on the 192nd Tank Battalion, a Pvt. Henderson was a member of the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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  Pvt. Jacob Paul HenryBorn: 1916 – KentuckyParents: William & Lillie HenrySiblings: 1 brotherHome: 1118 Oglesby Street – Owensboro, KentuckyInducted:– U. S. Army– 20 January 1941 – Louisville, KentuckyOccupation: SalvageTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Arrived: 28 November 1941– January 1941- attended a specific tank school for training– 1 September 1941 – 30 September 1941 – Louisiana […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Emmett Edward Hensley was born on August 25, 1918, in Downs Township, Sumner County, Kansas, to Robert Hensley & Clara Barrows-Hensley. He had seven sisters, a twin brother, Elmer, and four other brothers. The family moved to Dane County, Oklahoma, and later in Cedar Vale, Kansas. It is known that he worked as a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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  Pvt. James Cary Henson Jr. was born on June 17, 1920, in Starkville, Mississippi, to James Carey Henson Sr. and Nancy Irene Morton-Henson. With his two sisters and a brother, he grew up in Washington County, Alabama. At some point, he married, but records indicate he was widowed. James enlisted into the U.S. Army […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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