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T/4 John Earenst Robinette was born on August 17, 1916, in Mansfield, Ohio, to William Robinette & Catherine Adeline Robinette. He had four sisters and two brothers. After his father died in 1939, his mother worked as a live-in housekeeper. He left school after eighth grade and went to work as a factory worker in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. John Franklin Ross was the son of Casper P. Ross & Elizabeth Green-Ross and was born on June 10, 1915, in Kaufman, Texas. With his two sisters and two brothers, he attended local schools in Wills Point and graduated from Wills Point High School.On March 19, 1941, John was inducted into the U. S. […]
Filed as: 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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Sgt. John Elliott Rowland was born on July 7, 1917, in Westerville, Ohio, to Hugh and Hazel Rowland. He was raised, just outside of Westerville at 7010 Cleveland Avenue, on a small farm. At that time, the town had a population of 2,000 people, He attended grade school and high school in Westerville and was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pfc. Garratt Gilbert Royalty Pfc. Garratt G. Royalty was born on November 11, 1917, to Ella Godfrey-Royalty & Ralph Royalty in Bohon, Kentucky. He had five brothers and four sisters. His father was a farmer outside of Harrodsburg. Garratt joined the Kentucky National Guard in Harrodsburg and was called to federal duty in November 1940. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. Archibald Beaatricia Rue was born on January 2, 1916, to Insco and Lotta Forbes-Rue. He was the sixth child born to the couple. With his seven sisters and five brothers, he grew up in Harrodsburg, Kentucky and attended local schools. Arch joined the Kentucky National Guard with his brother, Edwin. While he was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Robert A. Ruminski was born on June 4, 1919, in Cuyahoga County, Ohio to Helen and Joseph Ruminski. With his parents and sister, he resided at 6914 Fullerton Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. In 1930, his father died, and he left high school, after his junior year, and went to work in a steel mill. Robert […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Henry Andrew Rusch was the son of Frederick Rusch & Anna Koenig-Rusch. He was born in June 10, 1922. With his two sisters and two brothers, he grew up in Maywood and attended local schools. He was a member of the Proviso Township High School Class of 1940 but left school before graduating. He […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines, Proviso Students Who Were Japanese POWs
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PFC Wilbur F. Russell Jr. was born on February 27, 1918, to Wilbur F. Russell Sr. & Charlotte Pannier-Russell in Youngstown, Ohio. He was known as “Bill” or “Red.” With his sister, Marjorie, he grew up at 916 E. Pasadena Avenue and later lived at 250 Falls Avenue. As a child, he attended Taft Elementary […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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Pvt. Robert James Ryan the son of Michael & Marie Ryan was born on September 12, 1916, in Marshfield, Wisconsin. With his two sisters and brother, he grew up at 641 Ninth Street South in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. He was known as “Bob” to his family and friends and worked in a nursery. Bob was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – MD, 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Gilbert A. Ryman was born in 1914 in Greenwood Township, Vernon County, Wisconsin, to Ralph C. Ryman & Minnie Graham-Ryman. With his three sisters and step-brother, he was raised at 412 North Terrace Street, Janesville, Wisconsin, and worked as a weaver in the Rock River Woolen Mills. At some point, he joined the Wisconsin National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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