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Bolinger, Pfc. Fred J.
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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Pvt. Rudolph Oliver BolstadBorn: 3 September 1905 – Mary Township, Norman County, MinnesotaParents: Ole E. Bolstad & Ida Aasen-BolstadSiblings: 3 sisters, 3 brothersHome: Mary Township, Norman County, MinnesotaOccupation: farmerInducted:– U. S. Army– 1941 – Fort Snelling, MinnesotaStationed:– Fort Lewis, Washington– arrived April 1941– described as constantly raining during the winter– by May, everything was covered […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Willard Leroy BoushleyBorn: 6 September 1918 – Lida Township, MinnesotaParents: Fred Boushley & Anna V. Mortensen-BoushleySiblings: 2 brothersHometown: Lida Township, MinnesotaOccupation: worked on the family farmInducted: 1941Training:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in the camp hospital with colds– Typical Day – after they arrived at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Alpheus Ward Brown Born: 23 August 1919 – Orleans, Iowa Parents: William H. Brown & Lois O. Edwards-Brown Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers – Brother: Billie Brown – also in A Company Lived: Superior, Iowa – 1930 Hometown: Lake Edwards, Minnesota – living with his two brothers Occupation: Mason – road construction Nickname: “Al” […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Billie Elwin Brown Born: 21 January 1917 – Lake Hubert, Minnesota Parents: William H. Brown & Lois O. Edwards-Brown Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers – Brother: Alpheus Brown – also a member of A Company Hometown: Lake Edwards, Minnesota – living with his two brothers Occupation: Farmhand Inducted: – U.S. Army – 10 February […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/5 Ernest E. BrusseauBorn: 1920 – MontanaMother: Carice Brusseau & Alma Reece-BrusseauSiblings: 5 sisters, 3 brothersHometown: Daggett Brook Township, Crow Wing County, MinnesotaMarried:Occupation: farmerEnlisted: Minnesota National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota– 82 men passed Army physicals– the company remained at armory until 19 February 41– left by train at 12:19 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Capt. Edward Louis BurkeBorn: 19 September 1914 – Brainerd, MinnesotaParents: Patrick J. Burke & Anne Gresbeck-BurkeSiblings: 4 brothers, 1 sisterHometown: 1007 Grove Street – Brainerd, MinnesotaEducation: high school graduate– St. Paul College of Law– two years of college– worked as a process server while in school– left school to help support his familyEnlisted:– Minnesota National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Zentsuji
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T/4 Vern J. CampbellBorn: 25 May 1918 – White Bear Lake, MinnesotaParents: Fred D. Campbell & Anna T. Seiveck-CampbellSiblings: 6 sisters, 3 brothersHome: 1215 Birch Lake Avenue – White Bear Lake, MinnesotaInducted:– 1941 – Fort Snelling, MinnesotaTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in the camp hospital […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Martin Henry CarterBorn: 18 May 1919 – Goshen County, WyomingParents: Martin A. Carter & Nora M. Carter– mother remarried and lived in Mitchell, Nebraska– Nora M. Batchelor – moved to Council Bluffs, IowaSiblings: 1 sisterHometown: Torrington, Wyoming– living with sister and her husbandEnlisted: Wyoming National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 24 February 1941 – Torrington, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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S/Sgt. Pearlie Leroy Clevenger Born: 26 November 1911 – Ohio Township, Madison County, Iowa Parents: Robert A. Clevenger & Mary Hilterbrand-Clevenger Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers Nephew: T/4 James R. Clevenger Married: 25 February 1933 – Pearl Hopps Children: 3 sons Home: 712 North Sixth Street – Brainerd, Minnesota Occupation: Laborer – Sewage Works Inducted: […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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