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PFC Frank Albert Byars was born on November 27, 1921, in Forest Park, Illinois, to Ida Sarwood-Byars and Emmett Byars. His name on his birth certificate is Francis Adelbert Byars. He grew up at 1334 Circle Avenue in Forest Park, Illinois, and attended the Field-Stevenson School and Proviso Township High School. At Proviso, he was […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Cpl. John Patrick Cahill was born on October 6, 1916, in Butte, Montana, to John T. Cahill and Teresa Tighe-Cahill. He was the oldest of the couple’s four children. His father died in 1920, and his mother remarried. With mother and half-sister, he resided at 608 Clemens Court in Saint Louis, Missouri. The family moved […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James A. Cahill was born on June 8, 1919, in Nebraska to John T. Cahill and Teresa Tighe-Cahill. He was the second oldest of the couple’s three sons. His father passed away in 1920. He lived with his mother’s parents and his younger brother at 2766 Webster Street in Omaha, Nebraska. Jim’s mother moved […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Lester C. Cale was born in 1915 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was the son of Alfred E. Cale & Lillian Radloff-Cale and was second oldest of three sons. It is known that he was from the Cleveland, Ohio, area and worked for a railroad. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on March 28, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Martin William Cafferman Jr. was born on November 22, 1920, to Martin W. Camfferman Sr. & Clasine Godee-Canfferman. He was the youngest of the couple’s five children. The family resided at 1500 South 56th Court in Cicero, Illinois, and attended local schools. While he was still a child, his mother passed away which resulted […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. John Funston Campbell was born on May 3, 1921, in Wisconsin to Jesse T. Campbell & Cora Tubbs-Campbell. He had one sister and three brothers and resided on the family farm in Harmony Township, Rock County, Wisconsin. He left high school of his junior year to work on the family farm. John was also […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Willard Harold Campbell was born in May 21, 1920, to Earl F. Campbell and Florence E. Zierth-Campbell in Wisconsin. With his sister, he grew up at 8 Linn Street in Janesville. He was also the cousin of Lewis Wallisch of A Company. Willard joined the Wisconsin National Guard’s tank company in Janesville. In September […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Woodrow Bryan Carroll was the son of James Samuel Carroll & Maggie Mae Bare-Carroll. He was born in Carter County, Oklahoma, on December 26, 1915, and was the ninth child of the couple’s six sons and six daughters. Like many families of the time, five of his siblings died between 1912 and 1934. Woodrow […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Charles Albert Carter was born on September 9, 1919, in Franklin County, Ohio, to Minor & Belle Carter. He and his six sisters and two brothers were raised at Star Yard on Portsmouth, Ohio. It is known his father died in the 1930s. In 1940, his family was living at 376 Kellogg Street in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC James Melvin Carter was born on August 25, 1919, and was the son of Henry D. Carter and Regina Lois Ballard-Carter. With his six brothers and two sisters, he grew up in Mayfield, Kentucky. He attended Wright Chapel School through the eighth grade but did not attend high school. As a young man, he […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – D Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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