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192nd Tank Battalion 1 - Bataan Project

Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Marcus Arnold Lawson was from Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and born on March 4, 1922. He was the son of Raymond A. Lawson & Margaret Newby-Lawson. With his brother and three sisters, he grew up at 155 South Depot Street, Burgin, Kentucky. Marcus joined the National Guard on January 28, 1939, and was one of the original […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st/Sgt. Dale E. Lawton was born January 18, 1912, to Troy W. Lawton & Emma Huston-Lawton in North Dakota. With his two brothers and sister, he grew up in LaFarge, North Dakota, and was a 1931 graduate of LaFarge High School. Before the war, he moved to Janesville, worked at Chevrolet plant, and lived at 1108 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Richard Thoms LeakeBorn: 16 August 1915 – Marion County, KentuckyParents: John B. Leake & Mary Agnes Gootee-LeakeSiblings: 3 brothers, 1 sisterHometown: Raywick, KentuckyInducted:– U. S. Army– 21 January 1941 – LouisvilleTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Arrived: 28 November 1941– typical day– 6:15 with reveille– most of the soldiers were up before this since they wanted […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Silas Benjamin LeGrow was born on August 12, 1918, in Bauline, Newfoundland, Canada, to Benjamin LeGrow & Mary Whalen-LeGrow. He was raised, with his brother, at 3512 Tacon Street in Tempa, Florida, where he attended school. While he was a child, he was orphaned and raised by his aunt and uncle. He later moved to […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Edward J. Lenio was born in 1917 in Edenborn, Pennsylvania, to Stanley J. Lenio & Josephine A. Shudy-Lenio. With his four sisters and brother, he lived at 989 Dana Street Northeast in Warren, Ohio. He attended Warren G. Harding High School but left school after his third year and went to work as a laborer […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Fred G. Leonard Jr. was born on August 12, 1919, in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Fred G. Leonard Sr. and Alma Roach-Leonard and grew up on the family farm with his sister and two brothers. At some point, the family moved to Dayton, Ohio, but Fred remained in Harrodsburg living with his grandparents and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Hugh Jackson Leonard was born on December 31, 1915, in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Bessie E. Walston-Leonard and Jackson H. Leonard and was one of the couple’s three sons. With his brothers, he grew up in Perryville, Kentucky. Like many young men of his time, he enlisted in the Kentucky National Guard to earn […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Claude Likens was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on May 15, 1917, to William H. Likens & Pearl M. Turner-Likens. With his four sisters and two brothers, he grew up on 18th Street Road in Komosdale, Kentucky, which was a company town owned by a cement company. He was later employed by the Kosmos Portland […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. J. M. Lillard was born on July 21, 1914, in Leonard, Texas, to William B. Lillard & Margie E. Higgins-Lillard. The initials “J. M.”were his first name. With his four brothers and six sisters, he grew up in Caddo, Oklahoma, and later resided in Aubrey, Texas. J. M. was inducted into the U. S. Army […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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