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Little is known about Capt. Ruben H. Schwass’s early life except that he was born on July 5, 1901. He was the son of Henry & Augusta Schwass and the brother of Chris. With his brother, he grew up in Proviso Township. There is also evidence that his family had a long history of residing […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Camp O’Donnell, Cause of Death, Disease, Hell Ships, Nagato Maru, Prison Camp, Zentsuji
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Pvt. Frederick George Schweinsberg was born in Forest Park, Illinois, on August 5, 1918, to Alfred Schweinsberg and Louise Lipke-Schweinsberg. With his brother and two sisters, he lived at 443 Marengo Avenue in Forest Park and attended Grant-White Elementary School and Proviso Township High School. Frederick worked as a salesman for A. B. Schweinsberg Real Estate […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Capcaban, Death March, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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2nd Lt. Leroy Arnold Scoville was born in Evansville, Wisconsin, on November 30, 1915. He was the son of Alvie J. Scoville & Verena M. Huset-Scoville and grew up at 464 South Madison Street. As a child, he attended school in Evansville and was a 1933 graduate of Evansville High School and was known as […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Brazil Maru, Cabanatuan, Enoura Maru, Hell Ships, Lost At Sea, Oryoku Maru
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Pvt. Lawrence M. Sears was born on March 9, 1921, in Chicago, Illinois. His father died when he was a child. His two brothers, his mother, Louise, and Larry live in the family home in Winfield, Illinois. He was known as “Larry” to his family and friends. He left high school after two years and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James Campbell Secrist Born: 21 December 1918 – Avella, Pennsylvania Parents: Orville J. Secrist & Anna Melissa Kennerdall-Secrist  Home: 710 Wertz Northwest – Canton, Ohio  Occupation: worker – steel mill roller manufacturing company  Inducted:  – U. S. Army  – 26 March 1941 – Cleveland, Ohio  Training:  – Fort Knox, Kentucky – basic training  – […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Donald Kenneth Semrow was born on January 4, 1922, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to George P. Semrow and Alice L. McPherson-Semrow. With his two sister and four brothers, he lived at 303 South Pearl Street in Janesville. While he was a child, his father died, in 1929, his younger brother, Robert, died in 1930, and his […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Edward Patrick Serpell Born: 26 February 1919 – Lexington, KentuckyParents: Jane Farrell-Serpell & John SerpellSibling: 1 brotherNickname: PatHometown: Lexington, Kentucky– 1930 – lived with maternal grandmother at 220 Market Street– 1935 – resided in San Francisco, California– student at the University of California– 1940 – living with maternal grandfather in unincorporated Jefferson CountyResidence: Box […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Ralph Raymond Shaffer was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 14, 1918, and grew up on the north side of Chicago at 1605 North Lawndale Avenue. He attended LaSalle Grade School and Lane Technical High School. In anticipation of the United States involvement in World War II, the United States Congress passed a draft act […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Bernard Kuenzie Shea Jr. was born in 1920 to Bernard K. Shea & Alice Kuenzie-Shea. His family lived and worked on the family farm outside of Beloit, Wisconsin. According to other members of A Company, Bernard joined the National Guard at his mother’s urging. He did so months before the company from Janesville was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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192nd Tank Battalion 1 - Bataan Project
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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