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Pvt. Daniel J. Boni was born to Daniel F. Boni and Phyllis Bronge-Boni on April 13, 1917. He grew up at 1419 North Broadway Avenue in Melrose Park, Illinois, and was known as “Danny” to his family and friends.  His mother passed away in 1936. Danny attended Melrose Park School and Proviso Township High School […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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PFC Patrick F. Boone was born on November 19, 1916, in Kentucky to Frank Boone and Mary Ann Lush-Boone. With his three sisters and two brothers, he lived on the family farm outside of Leitchfield, Kentucky. Like many others of the time, he left school after completing the eighth grade and went to work on […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/Sgt. Johnnie William Bottoms Sr. was born on September 23, 1915. With his brother, he was raised in Harrodsburg and Richmond, Kentucky, by his grandparents. He was known as “Johnnie” to his family and friends.  It is known that he was married to Anna Mae Spoonamore and was the father of a son, John William […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. George H. Boyce was born in February 5, 1918, in Dewey County, Oklahoma, and was the youngest of seven children born to Roy and Nellie Boyce. What is known about his early childhood was that his mother died in 1919. By 1920, George, his four brothers, and two sisters were living in an orphanage […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Ralph L. Boyle was born on December 23, 1919, Fairmont, West Virginia, to Ralph P. Boyle & Helen M. Dennis-Boyle. With his four sisters and two brothers, he was raised at Rear, 526 Depot Street in Niles, Ohio. He attended high school for two years and later worked as a laborer in the Civilian […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Matthew Baxter Braun Cpl. Matthew Baxter Braun was born on November 30, 1916, in Sedgewick, Alberta, Canada, to Andrew & Mable Braun. He was the second oldest of the couple’s four children and known as “Matt” to his family and friends. He grew up at 9 Williamstown Road in Camden, New York, until the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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What is known about PFC Hubert Oris Brewer is that he was born on February 27, 1921, in Onia, Stone County, Arkansas. He was the son of Floyd D. Brewer & Gertha E. Lawrence-Brewer and lived in Lamar, Arkansas, as a child with his three brothers and sister. Hubert later resided in Ofuskee County, Oklahoma, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Lewis H. Brittan was born on October 10, 1915, to Max & Fannie Brittan who were Russian immigrants. He and his brother were raised in Downers Grove, Illinois, and attended Downers Grove High School where he played basketball. After high school, he worked as a shipping clerk for a novelty company. His family also […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Robert Eugene Bronge was born on June 14, 1917, to James V. Bronge & Julia Nelson-Bronge. With his two brothers and his sister, he grew up in Maywood and Melrose Park, Illinois. As a child, he attended Mount Carmel Catholic School and graduated in 1933. He then went to Proviso Township High School and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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PFC Thomas Franklin Brooks was born on October 13, 1919, in Edmonson County, Kentucky to Charles Smith Brooks & Frances Isabel Brooks. He was the fourth of the couple’s twelve children. He crew up at Rural Route 2 near Monmouth Cave, Kentucky. He was known as “Frank” to his family and friends. Thomas was inducted […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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