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Sgt. John Olin Hopple was born on July 15, 1914, in Missouri to Dwight Hopple & Maude Meddenhall-Hopple. His parents were farmers residing in Taylor County, Iowa, near the town of Bedford. He attended Valley School in South Taylor and graduated in 1932 from Hopkins High School with honors. John was also very well known in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Ervin Dale HorttorBorn: 31 October 1922 – Jacksonville, TexasParents: Leroy Horttor & Lottie Synder-Horttor– mother remarriedHometown: Wilbarger, TexasInducted:– U. S. Army– 17 March 1941 – Dallas, TexasTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– basic training– Camp Polk, Louisiana– received orders for overseas duty as part of Operation PLUM– PLUM acronym for Philippines, Luzon, Manila– men 29 years […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Kenneth Mason Hourigan was born Kenneth Mason Isaacs to Johnny B. Isaacs and Clydie Rexroat-Isaacs on December 24, 1912, in Marion County, Kentucky, and grew up outside of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. In 1915, his mother married Robert Hourigan whose last name he took. He had three sisters, two brothers, one half-sister, and three half-brothers. He was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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S/Sgt. Joseph John Hrupcho was the son of Michael and Mary Hrupcho. He was born in Crabtree, Pennsylvania, on March 22, 1914. He had two brothers and three sisters. When he was ten, his family moved to Port Clinton, Ohio. There he lived at 404 Lincoln Drive and was educated in both parochial and public schools. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Robert Ray Hubbard was the son of Mr. & Mrs. George Lindsey and was born on February 20, 1919, and grew up in Evansville, Wisconsin. When he was a child, his mother put him, his brother and his sisters up for adoption. He was adopted by Ray & Harriet Hubbard. The family lived at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Kent W. Hughes Jr. was born on April 18, 1922, to Marie & Kent W. Hughes Sr. He had two sisters and a brother. He grew up on RR 1 outside of Janesville, Wisconsin, in Emerald Grove. His family resided at 603 South Jackson Street in Beloit, Wisconsin. He was a junior in high […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/4 William Patrick Hullihan was born on April 2, 1916, to John A. Hullihan and Mary A. Gately-Hullihan in Cicero, Illinois, and was one of eight children born to the couple. He was known as “Bill” to his family and friends. Bill was raised at 603 South 8th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois, and attended St. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Pvt. Abner Lee Humphrey Jr. was born on September 12, 1919, in Comanche, Texas, to Abner L. Humphrey Sr. and Repty Lee Beggs-Humphrey. He was known as “A.L.” to his family and friends. He grew up on the family farm with his three sisters and brother. He left high school after completing his junior year. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Quincey Albert Humphries was born on January 23, 1917, in LeFlore County, Oklahoma, to Samuel G. Humphries & Lillie Goodins-Humphries, and was known as “Jim” to his family and friends. With his five brothers and six sisters, he grew up on Sugarloaf Mountain near Monroe, Oklahoma. As a child, he would travel to town […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Wesley Davis HungateBorn: 28 February 1919 – KentuckyFather: Stafford Hungate & Maud Pearson-Hungate– mother died while he was a child– father remarried– raised by his uncle, David HungateHometown: Salvisa, KentuckyEnlisted: Kentucky National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 25 November 1940 Fort Knox, KentuckyTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Arrived: 28 November 1941– typical day– 6:15 with reveille– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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