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Sgt. Arthur Jay HolsteinBorn: 2 January 1916 – Gila, ArizonaParents: Jay Holstein & Henrietta Hull-HolsteinSiblings: 1 sisterHome: Williams Road – Alisal, CaliforniaMarried: spouse not knownOccupation: lineman helper – elevator companyInducted:– U.S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army AirfieldUnit: C Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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  2nd Lt. Albert H. Hook was born to Henry & Beatrice Hook in 1917 in California. His family resided at 1327 Alma Street in Alisal, California. He graduated from Salinas High School in 1936. In 1940, he was working at a bank clerk and residing at 321½ Hawthorne Street in Alisal. At some point, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. David Rodriquez JaramilloBorn: 22 July 1921 – CaliforniaParents: Manuel Jaramillo & Margarita Rodriquez-JaramilloSiblings: 3 sisters, 1 brotherHometown: Bakersfield, CaliforniaEnlisted:– California National Guard– 17 October 1939Inducted:– U.S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army AirfieldUnit:– C Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Roy Norman KarrerBorn: 19 July 1924 – Bonners Ferry, IdahoParents: Ralph W. Karrer & Frances E. Dewey-KarrerSiblings: 4 brothersHome: 345 Nevada Street – Klamath Falls, OregonEducation:– graduated from Pelican Grade School– attended Klamath Union High School– left after the third yearOccupation: forest firefighter – Grants Pass, OregonEnlisted:– Oregon National Guard– joined National Guard at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt Harold E. Lee was born on July 13, 1913, in Los Angeles, California, to Gary Lee & Anna Haughan-Lee. He resided at 263 Maple Street, Salinas, with his parents, sister, and brother. Harold attended Salinas Union High School and Salinas Union Junior College for one year. Before he was inducted into the Army, he […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Keith D. Lewis Born: 22 September 1917 – Arkansas Parents: John E. & Julia Lewis Siblings: 4 sisters, 1 brother Home: Acosta Street – Alisal, California – his family ran a vegetable farm Enlisted: California National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base – C Company, 194th Tank Battalion Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington – Arrived: 18 February 1941 Training: – […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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  Pvt. Melvin Rojas Madero was born in San Antonio, Texas, on August 5, 1920, to Manuel F. & Mary Madero. He had a sister and a brother. A few months later his family moved to Salinas, California. It is known what happened, but he became the foster son of Martin & Florence Besterio. Melvin […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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2nd Lt. Lloyd Harry Magill Jr. was born on February 24, 1918, to Lloyd H. Magill Sr. & Sara L. Bristol-Magill. With his sister, he grew up at 117 Northwest Oregon Avenue in Bend, Oregon. He was known as “Dago” by his family and friends. He attended Hill Military Academy in Portland for his high school […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Jerome Joseph ManionBorn: 4 August 1915 – Saint Paul, MinnesotaParents: James T. Manion & Catherine Buda-ManionSiblings: 1 sister, 3 brothersHometown: Saint Paul, MinnesotaResidence: 3807 Effie Street, Hollywood, California– this address was listed as his mother’s addressInducted:– U.S. Army– 4 February 1941 – Los Angeles, CaliforniaUnit:– 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Fred F. Marback Jr.Born: 16 October 1917 – CaliforniaParents: Fred F. Marback Sr. & Ellen O’Brien-MarbackSiblings: 3 sisters, 1 brotherHome: 293 Abbott Street – Salinas, CaliforniaOccupation: cement laborerEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air BaseUnit:– 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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