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1st Lt. Ray Wyath BradfordBorn: 23 January 1910 – Saint Joseph, MissouriParents: Pearl A. & Lena M. BradfordSiblings: 1 sisterHometown: St. Joseph, MissouriMarried: Melba Inez Nauman – 31 July 1932Children: 3 daughtersEnlisted: Missouri National Guard– 30 August 1926 – Private– rose in rank to 1st Sergeant– 10 February 1941 – commissioned: Second LieutenantInducted:– U. S. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Braye
Sgt. William Earl Braye Jr.Born: 31 March 1917 – Santa Monica, CaliforniaParents: William E. Braye Sr. & Matilda Braye– mother remarried: Mrs. Matilda GalavizeSiblings: twin brother, 1 sister, 1 half-brotherHometown: Salinas, CaliforniaOccupation: Salinas City Street DepartmentEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air BaseUnit:– C Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
BrinkJ
Sgt. Jack D. BrinkBorn: 1921 – MichiganParents: Archie & Nellie BrinkSiblings: 2 sistersHome: 230 East Lake Avenue – Watsonville, CaliforniaEnlisted: California National Guard– joined with his best friend, Norman Rose– joined so they could have a two-week vacation with his friends on maneuversInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base – […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Brokaw
Sgt. Glenn Dale Brokaw was born on April 4, 1921, in Lebanon, South Dakota, and was the son of Clarence D. Brokaw & Ethel M. Barrett-Brokaw. At this time, it is not known when he came to California. It is known that the family settled in San Buenaventura, California, sometime after 1924. He joined the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Frank Jefferson BurnsBorn: 9 October 1924 – Humboldt County, CaliforniaParents: Frank J. Burns Sr. & Georgia S. Cook-BurnsHometown: Bakersfield, CaliforniaEducation: Bakersfield High SchoolHome: Long Beach, CaliforniaEnlisted: California National GuardInducted: U. S. Army– 12 April 1941 – Los Angeles, California– asked to join the 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– C Company, 194th Tank Battalion– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Frank Tony Cabral Jr.Born: 10 November 1918 – Hughson, CaliforniaParents: Frank T. Cabral Sr. & Estufina CabralSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brotherHome: Tarpy Road – Pajaro, Monterey County, CaliforniaOccupation: farmerEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air BaseTraining:– C Company, 194th Tank Battalion– Transferred – Headquarters Company when it […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
CahillMartin
PFC Martin Anthony Cahill was born on February 24, 1918, in San Francisco, California, to William & Lena Cahill. With his two brothers and two sisters, he grew up in San Francisco. While he was in high school, his family moved to Santa Cruz County, California, where he graduated from Santa Cruz High School in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Casperson Worley
Pvt. Worley L. CaspersonBorn: 1922 – OregonParents: Carl E. Casperson & Flossie Stapleton-Casperson– father died while he was a child– mother married Duean Vaal DueanSiblings: 1 brotherHome: 1052 State Street – Redding, CaliforniaEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air BaseUnit:– C Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Dean Elwood CederblomBorn: 23 September 1915 – WashingtonParents: Carl N. Cederblom & Alida P. Schedin-Cederblom– Address: 714 North Napa Street, Spokane, WashingtonSiblings: 1 sisterResidence: Hollister, CaliforniaEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base– C Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/4 Lloyd Olen ColeBorn: 15 May 1918 – Econtuchka, OklahomaNote: Legal name may have been Olen Lloyd ColeParents: William M. Cole & Rhoda Robertson-ColeSiblings: 1 brother, 1 sisterHome: Alisal, California– Alisal is now part of Salinas, CaliforniaOccupation: worker – dehydration plantEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Airfield– C […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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