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Sgt. Richard L. Errington was born on July 23, 1920, to John Errington & Jenny Alice Thomas-Errington in Compton, California. He was the fifth child of the couple’s seven children. As a child, he grew up in San Antonio, California, and at 213 Maple Street in Salinas. He was known as “Rick” to his family […]
Filed as: 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Hell Ships, Lost At Sea, Miscellaneous, Oryoku Maru
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Born: 9 May 1911 – Philippine IslandsParents: UnknownSiblings: UnknownHometown: San Francisco, CaliforniaEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 27 February 1941 – San Francisco, CaliforniaTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 41st Infantry Division– 194th Tank Battalion– had never trained in a tankOverseas Duty:– Movement:– traveled by train to Ft. Mason north of San Francisco, California– ferried to Ft. McDowell on Angel […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Guerrilla
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Filed as: 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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Pvt. Melvin DonaldAhlgrimBorn: 6 August 1913 – Brainerd, MinnesotaParents: Louis F. Ahlgrim & Alice Prentice-AhlgrimSiblings: 2 sisters, 4 brothersHome: 320 Fifth Street, Brainerd, Minnesota– grew up at 619 Seventh StreetOccupation: janitor – movie theaterEnlisted: Minnesota National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota– 82 men passed Army physicals– the company remained at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Lawrence Robert AlbergBorn: 21 October 1918 – MinnesotaParents: Emil R. Alberg & Clara Tollefson-AlbergSiblings: 1 sister, 1 half-brotherHometown: 312 5th Avenue Northwest – Brainerd, MinnesotaOccupation: automotive mechanicEnlisted: Minnesota National GuardInducted:– U.S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota– 82 men passed Army physicals– remained at Armory until 19 February 1941– 20 February 1941 – […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Robert J. AlbertBorn: 22 August 1918 – MichiganMother: Angeline GagnonHometown: Detroit, MichiganSiblings: Not KnownInducted:– U.S. Army– UnknownTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received orders, from Ft. Knox, Kentucky, for duty in the Philippines because of an event that happened during the summer. A squadron of American fighters […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. John Jay Allen Born: 24 October 1921 – Minneapolis, Minnesota Parents: Hiram Allen & Maybelle Shelrue-Allen Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers Hometown: 717 North Eighth Street – Brainerd, Minnesota Nickname: Jay Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota – 82 men passed Army physicals – […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – A Co., Provisional Tank Group
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Cpl. William Sherman AllenBorn: 8 August 1918 – Union Star, MissouriParents: William E. & Margaret AllenSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brotherHometown: 6708 Kings Hill Avenue – Saint Joseph, MissouriEducation: Benton High School– Class of 1936– St. Joseph Junior College– Associate’s DegreeOccupation: janitor – public schoolEnlisted:– Missouri National Guard– his older brother was in the National Guard– […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – HQ Co., Provisional Tank Group
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PFC Floyd Tilen AllenBorn: 23 December 1919 – Saint Louis, MissouriParents: UnknownSiblings: 1 sisterNickname: TilenHometown: St. Louis, MissouriOccupation: Civilian Conservation CorpsEnlisted:– U. S. Army– 12 October 1939 – Jefferson Barracks, MissouriTraining:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– trained as a medic– assigned to 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, from Ft. Knox, Kentucky, the 194th received orders […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – MD, 194th Tank Battalion
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Capt. Jack Cary AltmanBorn: 1911 – Pitsburg County, OklahomaParents: Abram Altman & Nellie Mumaw-Altman– parents divorced– father married Maud AllisonResidence: McAlister, OklahomaSiblings: 1 half-sister, 3 brothersEducation: Oklahoma Military Academy– Class of 1927Married: Ruth H. PutmanHome: 705 Northeast Eighth Street – Amarillo, TexasInducted:– U. S. Army– Army ReserveNote: Member of the Texas National Guard– 142nd Infantry […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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