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Pvt. Robert H. Brooks was the son of Adline &. Ray Brooks. He was born in October 8, 1915, in McFarland, Kentucky. He was raised in Sadieville, Kentucky, with his two sisters. As an adult, he moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he enlisted in the U.S. Army in late 1940. In November 1940, Robert became […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Corporal Laprade Dayton Brown was born in Frankfort Heights, Illinois, on July 24, 1919. He was the son of Laprade D. Brown & Leona Thompson-Brown. His father died the same month that Leprade was born, so the family lived with his mother’s relative. His mother married a second time and her second husband died. She […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC William Edwin Brown was born August 12, 1919, in Hodge, Louisiana He was the son of William Leslie Brown & Zora Alexander-Brown and raised, with his brother, at 527 Fourth Street in Jonesboro, Louisiana. His family called him “Edwin.” On July 30, 1940, he was inducted into the U.S. Army in Jackson, Mississippi. He […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Vincent Russell Brown was born in 1917 in Greene County, Ohio. He was the son of Blaine Brown & Marie Condon-Brown. With his two sisters, he grew up on Route 20 in Mentor Township, Lake County, Ohio. He was known as “Russell” to his family. When he was inducted into the U. S. Army […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 William C. P. Brown was born, in March 1918, in Pennsylvania, but sometime during the 1920s, the family moved to Ohio. He left school after two years of high school and was working as a truck driver when he was drafted into the Army. On March 27, 1941, in Cleveland, Ohio, he was inducted […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Jack Vernon Bruce was the son of Mamie Bruce and born on October 28, 1921, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It appears that his father died and his mother married Joseph Bruce., who adopted Jack and his two sisters. After his mother remarried, the family moved to Milton, Wisconsin, where he attended Milton schools and Milton […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Paul H. Bruce was the son of Clomer L. Bruce & Mamie E. Hendrix-Bruce. He was born on May 21, 1918, in Palo Pinto County, Texas. It is known that he had two sisters and two brothers. Sometime during the 1930s, his mother passed away and the family moved in with his father’s brother […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Tansell Ezell Bruce was the son of Connie & Mettie Bruce. He was born in Lynnville, Kentucky on October 13, 1915. With his four sisters and brother, he attended school in Fairbanks, Kentucky. He attended high school, but he did not graduate. After leaving high school, he worked as a farmer. Tansell was known […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Grover Cleveland Brummett was born April 9, 1920, in Garratt County to Joseph Brummett & Nellie Ashford-Brummett. He grew up on a small farm near Lancaster, Kentucky, with his three sisters and two brothers. As a child, he attended school in Hubble where he was educated in a one-room log school house. When he […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Capt. Fred Tobias Bruni Jr. was born on January 21, 1905, in Monroe, Wisconsin, to Fred T. Bruni Sr. & Elizabeth Wild-Bruni. He was one of the couples’ five children from his mother’s second marriage, and he also had three half-sisters and three half-brothers. He attended grade school and high school in Monroe, and on […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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