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Sgt. John L. Short was born to John and Leah Short on May 23, 1917. The family resided at 907 State Street, Port Clinton, Ohio, where he attended both grade school and high school. After high school, he worked for U.S. Gypsum. John joined Company H of the Ohio National Guard in Port Clinton in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Anthony J. Shrelnes was born on March 25, 1909, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was called “Tony” by his family and friends. Little is known about Tony, except that he had a brother. He completed two years of high school before leaving school to go to work. He later moved to and lived in Cleveland, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Robert W. ShubertBorn: 11 December 1916 – Shawnee, OhioParents: Theodore Shubert & Rosa White-Shubert Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother– mother passed away in 1937 Hometown: – Shawnee, Ohio Occupation: Glass factory worker– 1940 – living at 620 Elm Street – Shawnee, Ohio – lodger Inducted: – U. S. Army – 5 February 1941 – Ft. Hayes, Columbus, Ohio Training: – Fort Knox, Kentucky – […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Allen Franklin Sills was born on September 28, 1919, in Ennis, Texas, to Thomas J. Sills and Lena Allen-Sills. With his three brothers and five sisters, he grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1938. After high school, he worked as a grocery store clerk. On March 21, 1941, Allen […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Russell D. Simon was born in 1917 in Ottawa County, Ohio, to Henry E. Simon & Emma A. Simon. With his sister and five brothers, he lived in Gypsum and Catawba Island Township, Ottawa County, Ohio. He graduated from Port Clinton High School in 1936. During this time his father died. At some point, […]
Filed as: 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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Sgt. Judson David Simpson was born on March 7, 1921, in Washington County, Kentucky. He was one of the six children of George & Catherine Simpson and worked on his family’s farm. Judson joined the Kentucky National Guard and was called to federal duty when his tank company was federalized on November 25, 1940. His […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Cecil J. Sims was born on March 8, 1917, in Mercer County, Kentucky, to Finas J. Sims and Cora Mae Gritton-Sims. With his three sisters and three brothers, he lived on the family farm on Cornishville Road in Mercer County. He graduated from high school and went to work on the family’s farm. A […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Edrow F. Singletary was born on February 10, 1918, in Cochise County, Arizona, to Clarence P. Singletary & Ada L. Banks-Singletary. With his two sisters and two brothers, he grew up in Floyd County, Texas. He was a high school graduate and living in Brown County, Texas, when he was drafted into the U.S. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. William H. Slicer Jr. was born on January 22, 1918, to William H. Slicer Sr. and Alfhild Bie-Slicer in Chicago. With his three sisters, he grew up at 503 South 52nd Avenue in Bellwood, Illinois. He attended Proviso Township High School in Maywood and was a member of the Class of 1937. While […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Jabe Crit SmithBorn: 26 August 1917 – Knox County, KentuckyParents: Millard Smith & Isabelle B. Prince-Smith Siblings: 3 brothers, 3 sisters Hometown: Jarvis Store, Kentucky Inducted: – U.S. Army – 23 March 1941 – Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky Training: – Fort Knox, Kentucky– Arrived: 28 November 1940– January 1941 – sent to specific tank school for training– Louisiana maneuvers – 1 September […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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