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What is known about 2nd Lt. Daniel Jordan Beyer was born on May 8, 1916, in Browndeer, Wisconsin, to Otto & Hermie Beyer and had four sisters and a brother. The family moved to Milwaukee, where he was a graduate of Bay Valley High School Class of 1934. He later lived at 2558 South Wentworth […]
Filed as: 192nd Tank Battalion, 192nd – B Co., Provisional Tank Group
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Very little is known about Sgt. James Anthony Bird. It is known that he was born on October 21, 1908, and raised in Geneva, Illinois. He was the son of James Bird and Mary Elizabeth France-Bird and had a sister. His mother, Mary, remarried, and he was the step-son of Richard McElligott and was also […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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On June 10, 1917, 2nd Lt. Harry Burton Black was born to Harry S. Black & Alta Drain-Black in Oregon, and with his brother, he was raised in Carlton and at 620 Southeast Douglas Avenue in Roseburg, Oregon. His family called him “Burton” to avoid confusion with his father, but he was known as “Harry” […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. William Elwood BlacketerBorn: 5 April 1919 – Mackville, KentuckyParents: Elmer Blacketer & Hattie Shewmaker-BlacketerSiblings: 3 sisters, 7 brothersHome: 461 Hardin Avenue – Harrodsburg, KentuckyOccupation: Odd JobsEnlisted:– Kentucky National Guard – HarrodsburgInducted:– U. S. Army– 25 November 1940 – HarrodsburgTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– tank driver– Camp Polk, Louisiana– Louisiana ManeuversNote: In the late summer of […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Yodagawa
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Pvt. Elmer Florian Blonien was born on April 12, 1916, to John K. Blonien and Katherine Muellenbach-Blonien. In 1930, his family moved to Wood County, Wisconsin, where his family resided in the town of Rudolph. It is known he had one brother and three sisters, and that he worked in his father’s feed store until […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st Lt. Kenneth Bryant Bloomfield was born on January 12, 1920, in Flint, Michigan. He was the son of R. D. & Lydia Bloomfield. His father was an executive with General Motors and was transferred to Janesville, Wisconsin. In 1935, when he was fifteen, his family moved to 1223 East Blaine Avenue in Janesville, Wisconsin. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Death March
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Pvt. Emery B. Boardman was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in 1919 to Charles W. Boardman & Edna Leeman-Boardman. With his two brothers, he was raised at 731 Highland Avenue in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and attended Glenbard High School. Before the war, he worked in his father’s reality and insurance business. Like many young men, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Death March, Execution
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T/5 Eber L. Boden was born on December 26, 1917, in Oakwood, Oklahoma, to Charles H. and Marguerite Lamar-Boden. With his six brothers and one sister, he grew up on the family farm about four miles from Oakwood. Eber was known as “Eb” to his family and friends. He attended Bell School and Oakwood High […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Robert Edward Boehm was born on November 25, 1921, to Edward H. Boehm & Margaret Mary Tilton-Boehm, and was the couple’s only child. He was raised at 113 North Walnut Street in Janesville, Wisconsin, and attended local schools. On November 25, 1941, he was called to federal service with the 32nd Tank Company of […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Charles Raymond Boeshart on August 18, 1915, in Columbus, Ohio, to William J. Bosehart and Catherine J. Boeshart. With his two sisters and two brothers, he first lived near Ohio State University at 8th and High Streets. In 1920, his family moved to a farm on Catawba Island near Port Clinton, Ohio, and later […]
Filed as: 192nd Tank Battalion, 192nd – C Co., Provisional Tank Group
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