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Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Earl Leo Pratt was born on August 22, 1913, in Hopewell, Oklahoma, to Ora A. Pratt & Emma Holt-Pratt. With his one sister and three brothers, he was raised in Hopewell and graduated high school there and worked on a farm after high school. On March 24, 1941, Earl was inducted into the U.S. Army […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. Everett Rogers Preston was the son of William Preston and Josephine Auton-Preston. He was born on October 27, 1917, in Mercer County, Kentucky, and raised on Magoffin Street in Harrodsburg. He attended local schools and was a 1937 graduate of Harrodsburg High School. After high school, Everett was employed as an electrician in refrigeration […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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M/Sgt. George Ralph Prueher was one of five sons of George S. Prueher and Mary Schoenichi-Prueher. He was born on October 7, 1920, in Bloomer, Wisconsin, and with his brothers and sister, George grew up in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. He attended St. Charles School before his family moved to Janesville in 1930, where they lived at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Charles Robert QuinnBorn: 12 August 1919 – Mercer County, KentuckyHome: Mercer County, Kentucky Parents: Robert Quinn & Carrie Steele-Quinn Siblings: 3 brothers, 1 sister Hometown: McAfee, KentuckyEducation: 3 years of high school Enlisted: – Kentucky National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 25 November 1940 – Harrodsburg, Kentucky Training:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Arrived: 28 November 1941– typical day– 6:15 with reveille– most […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Paul A. Ratay was the son of Julia Hruska-Ratay and John Ratay and was born on March 23, 1918, in Mahoning County, Ohio and grew up in Youngstown. It is known that he had four sisters and two brothers. In 1940, he was living, with his brother, John, at 177 West Chalmers Avenue. Both […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Sidney Milton Rattner was born in 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, to Ben & Dora Rattner. With his two sisters and a brother, he grew up at 3115 West Ainslie Street in Chicago and attended one year of college. At some point in the late 1930s, Sidney moved to Texas. He was living in Houston, Texas, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Samuel L. Raynes was born on May 9, 1922, in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, to Holland Raynes and Frances A. Smith-Raynes. With his six sisters and three brothers, he grew up on the family farm near Oakvale, Mississippi, and left school, after the sixth grade, and worked on the farm. Samuel was enlisted in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. William Woodgate Read was the son of Arthur D. Read & Ethel F. Woodgate-Read of West Monroe, Louisiana. He was born on February 8, 1920, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and had two sisters and two brothers and was known as “Bill” to his family and friends. When he was a child, Bill’s family moved […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. John Henry Read was born on June 11, 1919, Edgewood, Van Zandt County, Texas, to Nick R. Read & Floy Haptostall-Read. With his two sisters and four brothers, he grew up on the family farm in Van Zandt County. John was inducted into the U.S. Army on March 19, 1941, in Dallas, Texas. It is […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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