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Pvt. Obie Cloyce Richardson was born on December 28, 1915, in Quitman, Texas, to James H. Richardson & Elma May Johnston-Richardson. With his four sisters and four brothers, he grew up in Wood County, Texas, and was called “Cloyce” by his family and friends. He left high school after his third year and moved to Houston, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Enoshima Maru
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Pvt. Forest Elsworth Richeson was born on March 7, 1917, in Cambridge, Ohio, to Lewis V. Richeson and Libbie Lightfoot-Richeson. His father passed away when he was an infant. It is known he had three sisters. As a child, he and his mother lived with her parents at 327 West Main Street in Barnesville, Ohio. He […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Lloyd J. Richter was born on July 29, 1913, in Marshall, Minnesota, to Edward Richter & Rose Schoell-Richter. He was known as “James” to his family and called “Shadow” by his friends. In 1930, he was living in Iowa and working on his uncle’s farm. At some point, Lloyd moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Howard Edward Rickman was from Washington County, Oklahoma, and was born on October 1, 1917, in Pineville, Missouri, and was the son of Emmet & Ida Maude Rickman. It is known that he had seven brothers and two sisters, and at some point, his family moved to Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Howard was inducted into the U. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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Sgt. Harvey Herbert Riedeman was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on August 17, 1918, to Erick A. & Selma Riedeman. With his sister, he grew up at 746 West Main Street in Watertown, Wisconsin, attended Lincoln School, and was a 1936 graduate of Watertown High School. After high school, he worked in a bank as a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Charles G. Riedmiller was born on May 15, 1917, in Columbus, Ohio, to Frederick Riedmiller & Catherine Marie Taylor-Riedmiller. He was known as “Chuck” to his family. With his sister and four brothers, he grew up in Milford Center, Ohio. He graduated from Fairbanks High School in Milford Center. After high school, he worked in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Boyd Albert Riese was the son of Ernest and Ella Riese and was born on April 3, 1921, in Avon County, Wisconsin. He was raised at 4321 North Walnut Street in Janesville and attended school there. Boyd enlisted in the Wisconsin National Guard during his senior year of high school. His tank company was called […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Orvis Lyle Rinehart was born November 9, 1916, to Ray Rinehart & Grace Hoffmister-Rinehart in Camp Douglas, Wisconsin. With his brother, he was raised at 1416 South Osborne Avenue in Janesville, Wisconsin, and worked with his father and brother on a small farm just outside of Janesville. At some point, Orvis joined the Wisconsin National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Elmer Marion Roberts was born on September 7, 1925, in Saint Louis, Missouri, to Jesse and Effie Roberts. His parents divorced when he was a child and he resided, with his mother, at 1506 South Tenth Street in St. Louis, Missouri. When Elmer was fifteen, he lied about his age, giving his birthday as September […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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  T/5 Walter Leroy Robey was born on August 11, 1913, in Perry, Ohio, to John W. Robey and Grace McCall Vaughter-Robey. He had three sisters and three brothers. The family resided on the family farm in Franklin County, Ohio. Like many young men of his time, he left school after eighth grade and went […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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