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Pvt. Daniel N. Stoudt was born in a log cabin in the Blue Mountains of Pennsylvania on May 17, 1917, to Salome and Joseph Stoudt. The cabin was located two miles from the town of Sharttesville . When Daniel was three years old, his family moved to Rapid City, South Dakota, where, he lived a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
StrompolisJohn
Pvt. John Strompolis was born on January 20, 1919, in Maywood, Illinois, to George T. Strompolis & Eleni M. Gounis-Strompolis. He grew up at 1916 South Sixtieth Court in Cicero, Illinois, with his three sisters and two brothers. While he was a child, his father died and his mother remarried. His family would later reside […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Carl D. Stuller was born on February 3, 1918, in Walton, Pennsylvania, to Frank Stuller and Effie Wiser-Stuller. His family moved to Akron, Ohio, where they lived on Wooster Avenue with his two sisters and two brothers. He left school after the eighth grade and went to work as a press operator in a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Michael Swartz was born in 1915 and was one of the six sons of Ignatius & Ursula Swartz. He lived at 115 North 24th Avenue in Melrose Park, Illinois, and attended high school for one year. At some point, he enlisted in the Illinois National Guard and was called to federal service on November […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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1st Sgt. William L. Swift was born in Illinois on September 8, 1918, and was the son of William & Leona Swift. At some point, his family moved to Maywood, Illinois, where he attended local schools and Proviso Township High School as a member of the Class of 1938. He left school before his class […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
SwinehammerJohn
PFC Jack D. Swinehamer was the son of Juliet Selcke-Swinehamer and Walter Swinehamer and was born on August 27, 1922. With his sister, he was raised at 1936 South Fourth Avenue in Maywood, Illinois.  Jack enlisted in the 33rd Tank Company of the Illinois National Guard which was headquartered in an armory on Madison Street […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Vincent C. Sykora was born in Baylor County, Texas, in 1918 to Vincent J. Sykora & Anna Krenek-Sykora and was one of the couple’s four children. His mother died in 1928, and he and his siblings were living with his grandparents in Baylor County in 1930. He graduated from Westover High School in Westover, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Walter W. Taipale was born on May 1, 1917, in Toivola Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, to Antti A. Taipale & Erika Stenbacka-Taipale who were Finnish immigrants. With his six sisters and two brothers, he grew up in Proctor, Minnesota. He left high school after his first year and, at first lived in Duluth, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Marvin D. Taylor was born on February 21, 1923, in Graves County, Kentucky, to Raymond Taylor and Nora Cox-Taylor. With his one sister and two brothers, he grew up in Palmore, Kentucky. Marvin left high school after one year and worked as a sheet metal worker. A draft act was passed in 1940 and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Zentsuji
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Pvt. Ralph Norman TaylorBorn: 4 May 1913 – Lawrence County, OhioParents: Edward Taylor & Margaret Dunn-Taylor – father died during the 1930s and his mother married Clavia Tevens Siblings: 1 brother Hometown: Ironton, Ohio Occupation: grocery store clerk Married: 1940 – Geneva Kitchen-Taylor Resided: 403 North Fourth Street, Ironton, Ohio Inducted: – U. S. Army – 6 February 1941 Training:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– assigned […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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