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Sgt. Leslie H. Krause was one of the seven children of Herman F. & Grace Wegner-Krause and was born on April 8, 1920. He was known as “Les” to his family and friends. With his brother and sister, he grew up in Janesville where his father ran a gas station and opened a restaurant in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/4 Frederick Krug was born on April 25, 1917, in Wisconsin to Louis & Ella Krug, and with his parents and sister, resided at 419 South Franklin Avenue, in Janesville, Wisconsin. He was known as “Fred” to his family and friends. It is known that Fred was married to Mildred, and she resided at 2525 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Robert C. KublyBorn: 31 March 1913 – Monticello, WisconsinParents: Conrad & Emma Kubly– father died during the 1920s– moved to Center, Wisconsin– living in Portage, Wisconsin – when he was inductedSiblings: 4 sistersHometown: Evansville, WisconsinOccupation: farm handEnlisted: Wisconsin National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 25 November 1940 – Janesville, Wisconsin– Fort Knox, Kentucky– attended cook’s […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/4 Joseph Stanley Kwiatkowski was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on September 28, 1918. He was the son of Bruno and Mary Kwiatkowski and one of the couple’s five children, who was known as “Joey” to his three sisters and brother. When he was little, his family moved to Pennsylvania where his father worked as a coal […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Pvt. Stanley Hardin Kyler was born on September 22, 1922, in Washington County, Kentucky, to Royal Lambert Kyler and Mary Divine-Kyler. His mother passed away when he was a child, and his father married Ova Theodore Perkins-Kyler. Stanley had one sister, one brother, two half-sisters, and two half-brothers. Like many others at the time, Stanley […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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  2nd Lt. Harry Ricker Lafon Jr. was born in Virginia around 1919 and was the son of Harry R. Lafon Sr. & Katherine Mallon-Lafon. He later lived in Harriman, Tennessee, and Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Harry met Helen Frankie McCamish while they both were students at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. They married on July […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Joseph Donald Lajzer was born on October 30, 1918, in Toledo, Ohio. He was one of five sons and two daughters born to Peter & Katherine Lajzer. With his three brothers and two sisters, he lived at 3345 Maple Street in Toledo and attended St. Albert’s School and then Webster Elementary School. He attended […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Harold Dale Lane was born on November 13, 1921, in Litchfield, Illinois. He was the son of Mary Evaline Beck-Lane & Homer Lane. His family lived at 622 South 24th Avenue in Bellwood and later 142 South Eleventh Avenue in Maywood. Harold attended local schools in Bellwood and was a member of the Proviso […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Howard Ronald LangBorn: August 1918 – Saint Paul, MinnesotaParents: August & Marie LangSiblings: 3 brothers, 2 sistersHometown: New Brighton, MinnesotaInducted:– U. S. Army– 20 March 1941Training:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Camp Polk, Louisiana– 1 September 1941 – 30 September 1941 – took part in maneuversOverseas Duty:– battalion travels by train, over four different train routes […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James Monroe Langford was born on June 12, 1915, to Emmet Langford & Minnie Stokes-Langford in Livingston County, Kentucky. With his two sisters and six brothers, he resided in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. In 1940, he resided in Sycamore Ohio and worked as a dairy farmer. On March 15, 1941, James was inducted into the U.S. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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