ThumbTitle
Erringtonj
Sgt. Joe Philip ErringtonBorn: 27 August 1918 – Compton, California– the family also resided in San Antonio, CaliforniaParents: John Errington & Jenny Alice Thomas-ErringtonSiblings: 2 sisters, 5 brothers– His brother, Richard, was also in the California National GuardHometown: 213 Maple Street – Salinas, CaliforniaOccupation: butcher – family meatpacking businessInducted:– 10 February 1941– Salinas Army AirfieldTraining:– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
ErringtonR1
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
Fitzgibbonsk
PFC Handren Karl Fitzgibbons Born: 29 April 1919 – Gonzales, California Parents: Thomas Fitzgibbons & Constance I. Young-Fitzgibbons Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Nickname: “Karl” – did not like his first name – Handren – preferred “Karl” be used as his first name Home: 137 West Gabilan Street – Salinas, California Enlisted: – California National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Fleener James
PFC James Herbert FleenerBorn: 16 September 1919 – Grenola, KansasParents: Edgar Fleener & Daisy Dean-FleenerSiblings: 1 brotherHometown: Greenfield, Kansas– He moved to Salinas after 1935Home: 1105 Old Stage Road – Salinas, CaliforniaEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air BaseTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– C Company, 194th Tank BattalionNote: On […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
FontesE
What is known about PFC Edwin M. Fontes was that he was born on August 28, 1917, in Monterey County, California. He was the son of Mazel E. Fontes & Nellie L. Lebo-Fontes. With his brother and sister, he grew up in Alisal, California, and in 1940, his family was living on Cooper Street in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Foshee D
Pvt. Dorsey W. FosheeBorn: 6 October 1918 – OklahomaParents: John W. Foshee & Ella Dorsey-FosheeNickname: BuddySiblings: 1 sister, 3 brothers– the family moved to California in the early 1920sHome: Fontes Road – Alisal, CaliforniaOccupation: farmer– marriedEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air BaseTraining:– C Company, 194th Tank Battalion– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
FrostJ
PFC James Edward FrostBorn: 30 April 1920 – MissouriParents: George W. & Mary Frost– father married Elsie L. Vick – 1930Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers, 2 step-brothers– one step-brother – Sgt. Harold J. VickHome: 651 East Market Street – Salinas, California– lived in Eagle, Oklahoma, in 1930Enlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – C Co., Provisional Tank Group
Garman
PFC George Stanton Garman was born on October 18, 1917, to Stephen Garman and Mabel May-Garman and raised in Fort Recovery, Ohio, with his sister and three brothers. He would later live outside of Celina, Ohio, and work on the family farm. On February 5, 1941, he was inducted into the U. S. Army and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd Tank Battalion, 194th – C Co.
Garrisonw 1
PFC William Allen GarrisonBorn: 13 February 1921 – Kern County, CaliforniaParents: Allen P. Garrison & Mary E. Foster-GarrisonSiblings: 2 sistersHome: 538 Central Avenue – Salinas, CaliforniaEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U.S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army AirfieldTraining:– C Company, 194th Tank Battalion– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Gillis J
Cpl. Joseph Gillis was born on September 18, 1920, in Wheeling, West Virginia. He was the son of Giovanni T. Gillio-Tos & Victoria F. Moral-Gillo-Tos, he had five brothers, one sister, three half-brothers. His mother remarried and he grew up in Watsonville, California, and attended high school there. He was the younger brother of Sgt. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email
Share on print