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192nd Tank Battalion 1 - Bataan Project
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Name: Cpl. Jimmy W. Vaughn Jr. Born: 3 March 1917 – Cleburne, Johnson County, TexasParents: Jimmy W. Vaughn Sr. & Olga Prescher-Vaughn Stepfather: Arch B. Weddel Siblings: 2 half-brothers, 2 half-sisters  Home: 1811 East Broadway Avenue – Fort Worth, Texas Occupation: LandscaperInducted: – U. S. Army– 20 March 1941 – Dallas, TexasTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– Camp Polk, LouisianaUnits:– 753rd […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. George M. Verba was the son of Michael Verba & Mary Zemoyan-Verba, and was born on May 1, 1917, in Nelsonville, Ohio. He had five sisters and four brothers and grew up in Colerain Township, Belmont County, Ohio. Like many men of his day, George had only a grade school education. In January 1941, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Russell H. Vertuno was born on November 6, 1917, in Oak Park, Illinois, to William F. Vertuno and Leonore Urban-Vertuno. With his two sisters, he grew up in Melrose Park and later lived at 907 South 10th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. He graduated from Lincoln Grade School and Proviso Township High School as a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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PFC Paul H. Vetter was born August 9, 1917, in Michael, Illinois. He was one of nine children of Orlando Vetter and Seralda “May” Paige-Vetter. The family resided in Carlin, Calhoun County, Illinois, in 1940. Paul entered the army in January 1941. He was assigned to B Company, 192nd Tank Battalion as a replacement when […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Willard W. Von Bergen was born on October 8, 1920, to Henry and Minnie Von Bergen. With his brother, sister, and half-sister, he was raised in Park Ridge, Illinois, at 1939 West Oakton Street. His father passed away in 1932, and his mother married William Warnke. Willard attended Oakton Grammar School and Maine Township […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Albert K. Walker was born in Joseph, Oregon, on September 18, 1919, to Jesse D. Walker & Ruby Hazel Millhollen-Walker. He was the third of four sons born to the couple and was known as “Keith” to his family. With his three brothers, he grew up at 1309 East Third Street in Enterprise, Oregon. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Lewis M. Wallisch was born on June 7, 1922, to William Wallisch & Helen Zierath-Wallisch. He had two brothers and a sister and lived at 1302 South Center Avenue in Janesville, Wisconsin. When Lewis was eighteen, he joined the Wisconsin National Guard’s 32nd Tank Company in Janesville. His reason for doing this was that […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Stanley John Walsh was born on January 23, 1921, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to Arthur M. Walsh & Florence Dickson-Walsh. He grew up, with his three brothers, at 514 South Third Street and attended grade school and graduated from Janesville High School in 1939. Stanley joined the 32nd Tank Company of the Wisconsin National Guard […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/Sgt. Ernest George Walsh was born on May 7, 1919, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to Arthur M. Walsh & Florence Dickson-Walsh. With his three brothers, he grew up at 514 South Third Street and attended grade school and graduated from Janesville High School in 1938. With his brother, Stanley, Ernest joined the Wisconsin National Guard’s 32nd […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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