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Sgt. Elmer Nelson Smith was born on October 9, 1920, and was the son of Amiel & Dora Smith. With his two brothers and five sisters, he lived at 117 West Second Street in Port Clinton, Ohio, and attended Port Clinton schools. He was a 1938 graduate of Port Clinton High School. After high school, he […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Emerson P. Smith was born in 1919 the younger son of Samuel & Nellie Smith. With his brother, he resided on State Route 260 in Ludlow Township, Washington County, Ohio. He was inducted into the U. S. Army on January 21, 1941, at Fort Hayes in Columbus, Ohio. From Ft. Hayes, he was sent to […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Major Maynard G. Snell was the son of Benjamin F. Snell & Mattie E. Goldman-Snell and was born in 1901. It is known that he grew up, with his brother and sister, in Lampasas, Texas. After high school, he attended Texas A&M College and earned a Bachelors of Science degree in 1921. He next attended […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. William H. Sommerlund was born in Granton, Wisconsin, on September 8, 1919. He was the son of Hans and Minnie Sommerlund who had come to the United States from Denmark. As a child, he attended local schools in Granton. As a teenager, William went to Iowa to find work on farms. In early 1941, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Capt. Robert S. Sorensen was the son of John Sorensen & Nora Streeter-Sorensen. He was born on April 5, 1903, and grew up at 215 West Second Street in Port Clinton, Ohio, with his three sisters. He was called “Bob” by his family and friends. Robert attended Port Clinton Schools and was a 1920 graduate […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. William D. Sparrow Jr. was the third of the four children of Gertrude Howser-Sparrow & Dr. William D. Sparrow Sr. He was born on May 20, 1915, in Boyle County, Kentucky, and lived on Main Street in Burgin, Kentucky. He attended college for two years before going to work as a guard at a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Mitchel O. SpearBorn: 1 February 1916 – Cumberland County, Kentucky Father: Ebb Spear & Mell Spear – mother died when Mitchel was a child Siblings: 3 sisters, 3 brothers Hometown: Ellington, Kentucky Inducted: – U. S. Army – 1 March 1941 Training: – Fort Knox, Kentucky– attended specific tank school – Camp Polk, Louisiana– provided supplies to letter companies of the battalionNote: The decision […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. John C. Spencer was the son of Cecil and Rose Spencer and was born on December 8, 1916, in Zenda Township in Walworth County, Wisconsin. When John was a child, his family moved to 385 Western Avenue in Janesville. He attended grade school, in Janesville, and was a 1935 graduate of Janesville High School. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Kenneth C. Squire was born in Columbus, Ohio, on March 10, 1922, and was the son of John F. & Lillian M. Thomson-Squire. In 1929, his parents moved, with their six sons and two daughters, to Janesville, Wisconsin, where he attended Janesville schools and was a 1940 graduate of Janesville High School. He worked […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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What little is known about Pvt. Earl M. Squyres is that he was born in Woodworth, Louisiana, on January 1, 1922. He was the son of Carlos T. Squyres & Maude Squyres. Sometime during the 1920s, his parents divorced and his mother remarried. He and his sister first lived with his father in Alexandria, Louisiana, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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