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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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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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Sgt. Milan E. AndersonBorn: 19 June 1919 – MontanaParents: Albert & Hilda AndersonSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brotherHometown: 1713 Oak Street – Brainerd, MinnesotaOccupation: assistant manager – theaterEnlisted: Minnesota National Guard – 1938Inducted:– U.S. Army– 10 February 1941– 82 men passed Army physicals– the company remained at armory until 19 February 41– marched to Northern Pacific […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/5 Harry Frans Barker Born: 13 August 1919 – South International Falls, Minnesota Parents: David Barker & Emilia B. Ohlund-Barker Siblings: 4 sisters, 3 brothers Home: 156 Fourth Avenue – South International Falls, Minnesota Occupation: paper mill worker Inducted: – U. S. Army – 1941 Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington Units: – 194th Tank Battalion […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Gerald J. BellBorn: 14 July 1922 – Township 134, Crow Wing County, MinnesotaParents: James W. Bell & Vietta B. Barker-BellSiblings: 5 sisters, 2 brother– twin sister: Geraldine– sixth of eight childrenHometown: Township 134, Range 29, MinnesotaOccupation: employed by Northwest Paper CompanyEducation: Washington High School– left high school during his sophomore yearEnlisted: Minnesota National GuardInducted:– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. August BenderBorn: 10 January 1920 – Yankton, South DakotaParents: Jacob Bender & Emelia Pfeifle-BenderSiblings: 3 sisters, 4 brothersNickname: “Jeff”Hometown: Yankton, South DakotaResidence: Crow Wing County, Minnesota– living with brother and sister-in-lawOccupation: worked on brother’s farmInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota– 82 men passed Army physicals– the company remained at armory […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Joseph J. Bernardo Born: 9 January 1912 – Alameda County, California Parents: Manuel J. Bernardo & Mary Rogers-Bernardo Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers Hometown: Washington, California Enlisted: – U.S. Army – 21 February 1941 – San Francisco, California – A Company, 194th Tank Battalion Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington – tank driver Note: The […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James H. Bogart Born: 16 December 1920 – Pine River, Minnesota Parents: William B. & Pearl Bogart Children: 4 sisters, 1 brother – the family resided in Texas in 1930 Hometown: Pine River, Minnesota Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard – September 1940 Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota – […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – A Co., Provisional Tank Group
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PFC Fred J. BolingerBorn: 23 August 1919 – Truth, ArkansasParents: Samuel W. Bolinger& Aura C. Fowler-BolingerSiblings: 4 sisters, 4 brothers– lived near Wharton, ArkansasHome: Sheridan County, Wyoming– moved to Wyoming in 1935Enlisted:– Wyoming National Guard– 1939 joined 115th U.S. CalvaryInducted:– U.S. Army– 24 February 1941 – Sheridan WyomingTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– radio operatorUnits:– 194th Tank […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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