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Pvt. Donald Burton New was born on June 4, 1913, in Zumbro Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota, to George A. New & Hilda L. Waltman-New. With his two brothers and sister, he grew up at 904 South Third Street in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and worked as a deliveryman for a grocery store. Donald was inducted into the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Gordon M. Newman was born in 1919 in Amite County, Mississippi, and was the son of Gordon & Mary Newman. With his two sisters and three brothers he grew up in unincorporated Gillsburg, Amite County, Mississippi, and was employed as a truck driver. Gordon was inducted into the army on March 18, 1941, in Houston, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Carl N. Nickols was the son of Frank & Frances Nickols and was born on December 15, 1915. He was one of the couple’s four children. As a child, he attended St. Mary’s School and grew up at 462 North Washington Street in Janesville. It is known that he was in business, for himself, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Lewis Taylor Nix Jr. Born: 2 April 1918 – Locust Hill, Kentucky Parents: Lewis T. Nix Sr. & Mattie L. Tabor-Nix Siblings: 3 sisters Nickname: “L. T.” Hometown: Locust Hill, Breckinridge County Education: grammar school Occupation: worked on the family farm Inducted: – U. S. Army – 21 January 1941 – Louisville, Kentucky Training: […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. William F. Nolan was born September 3, 1923, in Wisconsin, to William A. Nolan & Margaret Vail-Nolan and was the older of the couple’s two sons. The family resided at 403 South Franklin Street in Janesville, Wisconsin. Sometime during the 1930s, his mother died leaving his father to raise two sons. William left school, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Donald Clifford NorrisBorn: 5 December 1911 – New London, MinnesotaParents: Nathan G. Norris & Eva Libby-NorrisSiblings: 6 sisters, 5 brothersHometown: Roseville, MinnesotaHome: 1506 Hague Street – St. Paul, Minnesota– living on own at 19 years old– 1940 – living in Wausau, WisconsinOccupation: salesmanInducted:– U. S. Army– 7 April 1941 – Milwaukee, WisconsinTraining:– Fort Knox, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – MD, 192nd Tank Battalion
Pvt. Harry J. Noworul - POW
Pvt. Harry J. Noworul was born in Chicago on June 20, 1917.  He was the son of Walter Noworul & Veronica Kaczmarczyk-Noworul and the brother of Adolph and Florence.  He grew up above the grocery store his parents owned at 2250 South Albany Avenue.  While growing up in Chicago, he attended Farragut High School and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Lawrence OdomBorn: 21 November 1917 – Kuttawa, KentuckyParents: James G. Odom & Mamie Clemens-OdomSiblings: 1 brother, 1 sisterHometown: Eddyville, KentuckyInducted:– U. S. Army– 22 January 1941 – Louisville, KentuckyTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Assigned: D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion– 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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Pvt. William Franklin Oldaker was born December 26, 1913, in El Reno, Oklahoma, to Eliza M. and Archie B. Oldaker. He was one of five children and had two sisters and two brothers. He grew up in Estella, a small rural town about five miles from Vinita, Oklahoma. There, he attended the Rock School and completed […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Abel Flores Ortega was born on August 22, 1919, in El Paso, Texas, and was one of six sons born to Ruben C. and Deborah F. Ortega. As a child, he lived at 505 East 9th Street in Austin, Texas. While young, Abel had two things he loved, one was his ability to draw and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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