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PFC Charles Edmond Reed was born on February 14, 1919, to Charles Reed & Lanta Mae Sims-Reed in Cornishville, Kentucky, and had six brothers and five sisters. The family resided in Manns Road in Mercer County, Kentucky. He worked on the family farm, was married to Pearl Yeast-Reed, and was the father of a daughter. At […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Field McLeod Reed Jr. was born on February 24, 1920, in Indiana and raised in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. He was the son of Field M. Reed Sr. and Mertie Mae Woodward-Reed. His grandfather, who did not want his firstborn grandson to be named Field gave him the nickname of “Jack” by which he was known. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Arthur Harry ReedBorn: 12 December 1916 – Alma, TexasParents: Harry K. Reed & Fannie Davis-ReedSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brother– living with aunt & uncle in 1930Inducted:– U. S. Army– 21 March 1941 – Dallas, TexasTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Arrived: 28 November 1941– typical day– 6:15 with reveille– most of the soldiers were up before […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Harley G. Reeves was born in June 1918 to Ellen M. Brooks-Reeves & Elmer H. Reeves. His parents divorced and his father remarried. He grew up at 551 Brehl Avenue in Columbus, Ohio, with his brother, two sisters, half-brother, and two half-sisters. He attended Central High School, and after graduating, he worked at Universal […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC George Henry Reis Jr. was born on May 12, 1916, in Lorain County, Ohio, to Adam Reis and Konradine Reimer-Reis. With his two brothers, he grew up at 109 West Twenty-Ninth Street in Lorain, Ohio, which was the home of his grandparents. He graduated from Lorain High School, in 1934, and went to work as […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Paul Edward Reutinger was born in June 1916 in Chillicothe, Ohio, to John E. Reutinger and Nellie Mitchell-Reutinger. With his sister and five brothers, he grew up in Chillicothe. When he was fourteen, his father died. He left school after eighth grade to help support the family and worked as a truck driver. Paul was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Capt. Joseph Anthony Revak was born on June 15, 1907, in Beaumont, Texas, to John Revak & Annie Wassell-Revak. He grew up at 1510 Madison Avenue, with his three sisters and two brothers. After high school, Joseph attended Texas A&M College and was a member of Company F, Corps of Cadets. He graduated as a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Emerson Samuel Rex was born August 20, 1919, to Emerson A. Rex and Estella C. Crouse-Rex, in Mulberry, Indiana, and was one of six children born to the couple and was known as “Junior” to his family. He would later move to Frankfort, Indiana, where he lived at 603 Sims Street. He graduated from Frankfort […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. John Bird Reynolds was born on August 11, 1911, in Martin County, Kentucky, to William J. Reynolds and Rebecca Mayo-Reynolds. He was raised with his four sisters and three brothers in Floyd County, Kentucky. He was known as “Bud” to his family. John was a high school graduate and had completed three years of […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – MD, 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st Lt. Harvey Francis RiceBorn: 5 March 1919 – Stevens Township, Ramsey County, North DakotaParents: Hugh E. Rice & Cecilia Thumb-RiceSiblings: 2 sistersHometown: Crary, North DakotaEducation:– The University of North Dakota – Class of 1939– Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering– U.S. Army Reserved Officer Training CorpsOccupation:– Civil Engineer– worked on the construction of Coulee […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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