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Born: 9 May 1911 – Philippine IslandsParents: UnknownSiblings: UnknownHometown: San Francisco, CaliforniaEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 27 February 1941 – San Francisco, CaliforniaTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 41st Infantry Division– 194th Tank Battalion– had never trained in a tankOverseas Duty:– Movement:– traveled by train to Ft. Mason north of San Francisco, California– ferried to Ft. McDowell on Angel […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Guerrilla
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PFC Robert J. AlbertBorn: 22 August 1918 – MichiganMother: Angeline GagnonHometown: Detroit, MichiganSiblings: Not KnownInducted:– U.S. Army– UnknownTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received orders, from Ft. Knox, Kentucky, for duty in the Philippines because of an event that happened during the summer. A squadron of American fighters […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. William Sherman AllenBorn: 8 August 1918 – Union Star, MissouriParents: William E. & Margaret AllenSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brotherHometown: 6708 Kings Hill Avenue – Saint Joseph, MissouriEducation: Benton High School– Class of 1936– St. Joseph Junior College– Associate’s DegreeOccupation: janitor – public schoolEnlisted:– Missouri National Guard– his older brother was in the National Guard– […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – HQ Co., Provisional Tank Group
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Capt. Jack Cary AltmanBorn: 1911 – Pitsburg County, OklahomaParents: Abram Altman & Nellie Mumaw-Altman– parents divorced– father married Maud AllisonResidence: McAlister, OklahomaSiblings: 1 half-sister, 3 brothersEducation: Oklahoma Military Academy– Class of 1927Married: Ruth H. PutmanHome: 705 Northeast Eighth Street – Amarillo, TexasInducted:– U. S. Army– Army ReserveNote: Member of the Texas National Guard– 142nd Infantry […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. John Rawlins AtwellBorn: 13 April 1905 – Fort Dodge, IowaParents: Rawlins P. Atwell & Gertrude W. Duncombe-AtwellSiblings: 4 sisters, 1 brotherHome: Fort Dodge, IowaEnlisted:– Iowa National Guard– 1 April 1924Education:– Centre College, Danville, Kentucky– two years of college – 1925 – 1927Married: Susan W. Hawley– 21 February 1929Children: 3 daughters, 2 sonsResidence: 1859 8th […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Milton BakerBorn: 14 December 1911 – Kansas City, MissouriParents: Jacob & Dora BakerSiblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothersEducation: elementary schoolMarried: Margaret BakerHome: 1308 Benton Boulevard – Kansas City, MissouriOccupation: insurance agentInducted:– U. S. Army– 1941Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: The decision for this move – which had been made on August 15, 1941 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Howard C. BarryBorn: 14 May 1915 – Missoula, MontanaParents: John Barry & Isabel Evans-BarrySiblings: 1 brother (known)Hometown: Missoula, MontanaEducation: high schoolMarried: Lois M. Wilson– 24 February 1938Home: 314 ½ East Wishkah Street – Aberdeen, WashingtonOccupation: bartender– worked with brotherInducted:– U. S. Army– 8 April 1941 – Tacoma, WashingtonTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/5 Ingwell Peter BartlesonBorn: 13 January 1907 – Forest City, IowaParents: Ingle O. Bartleson & Adena M. Ingelbretson-BartlesonSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brotherHometown: Whitefish, MontanaOccupation: oil field worker– 1935 – lived in Sanest, North Dakota– 1940 – lived in Cut Bank Township, Glacier County, MontanaInducted:– U.S. Army– 28 March 1941 – Fort Missoula, MontanaTraining:– Fort Lewis, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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M/Sgt. Floyd W. BickmoreBorn: 17 August 1902 – Santa Cruz County, CaliforniaParents: William T. Bickmore & Ella Viola Rawson-BickmoreSiblings: 2 sistersMarried:Home: 421 South California Street – Salinas, California– as a POW – gave his address as 16 West Milvia, Berkley, CaliforniaOccupation: sheet metal worker – constructionEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Joe Daniel BlairBorn: 14 October 1916 – Stone County, MissouriParents: Andrew J. Blair & Lennie L. Kirkendall-BlairSiblings: 2 sisters, 7 brothersHometown: Washington Township, Stone County, MissouriEducation: left high school after three yearsOccupation: worked on the family farmInducted:– U. S. Army– 1941Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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