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T/5 James Henry Robertson was born in 1918 in Polk County, Missouri. He was the younger of two sons born to William H. Robertson & Gertrude McCulland-Robertson. He grew up in unincorporated Marion, Missouri. James was inducted into the U.S. Army and was sent to Fort Lewis, Washington, for basic training. After basic training, he […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Thomas Joseph RocheBorn: 7 July 1922 – Chicago, IllinoisParents: Frederick & Cecelia RocheHome: 511 5th Street – Lewiston, Idaho– 1935 – the family lived in Clarkston, WashingtonEnlisted:– Idaho National Guard– 25 May 1940Inducted:– U.S. Army, – 9 September 1940 – Fort Lewis, WashingtonTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnit:– 194th Tank Battalion– joined the battalion as it […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Rockwell
1st. Sgt. Charles W. Rockwell Jr.Born: 12 January 1921 – Saint Joseph, MissouriParents: Charles W. Rockwell Sr. & Lulu Rockwell – mother married Lee Ringle Siblings: 1 sister Home: 323 North 5th Street – Saint Joseph, Missouri – 1930 – family living in Atchison, Kansas Occupation: undertaker’s assistantInducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Saint Joseph, Missouri – inducted […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Clarence Edwin RoedellBorn: 1921 – Council Bluffs, IowaParents: Henry Roedell & Gladys Parker-Roedell– mother passed away in 1929 Siblings: 3 sisters, 1 brother – Clarence and his one sister were living with their aunt & uncle in 1930 in Washington State– father would move to Washington State Home: Lawrence Township, Whitcomb County, WashingtonEnlisted: Washington National Guard– 303 Cavalry […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Saul RubensteinBorn: 27 October 1919 – New YorkParents: Irving Rubenstein & Sarah Tannenbaum-RubensteinHome: Davenport, California– grew up in Brooklyn & New York City, New YorkEducation: 2 years of high schoolInducted:– U. S. Army– 15 May 1939Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnit:– Unknown– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received orders, from Ft. Knox, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC James A. SappBorn: 30 May 1922- OregonParents: David A. Sapp & Maud S. Weidner-Sapp Siblings: 1 brother Home: 603 Southeast Ramona – Mount Scott, Oregon Enlisted: – Oregon National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 16 September 1940 – Portland, Oregon Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington Units:– 41st Infantry Division– never trained in a tank– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
SchillingWilliam1
What is known about PFC William Schilling is that he was born in 1918 in North Dakota to John & Caroline Schilling. He had five brothers and two sisters, and at some point, the family moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, before they moved to Casper, Wyoming, where he graduated from Douglas High School. He lived in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Schlitz
PFC Michael William SchlitzBorn: 3 December 1919 – Saint Joseph, MissouriParents: Nicholas J. Schiltz & Catherine A. Sayles-SchiltzSiblings: 1 sister, 4 brothersHometown: St. Joseph, MissouriEnlisted:– Missouri National Guard– 23 September 1940Inducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – St. Joseph, MissouriTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Schlosser
Sgt. Gerald W. SchlosserBorn: 11 June 1908 – Flagstaff, ArizonaParents: William Schlosser & Josephine Bart-Schlosser Siblings: 1 sister, 3 brothers Home: – Coconino, Arizona– 217 Campbell Avenue – Vallejo, California – the family moved to Vallejo during 1910s – 1940 – living in Alisal, California Occupation: sugar mill worker Enlisted: California National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Schoeneck, 2nd Lt. Lawrence S. 7 - Bataan Project
2nd Lt. Lawrence S. Schoeneck was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1913. He was the son of John S. & Stella M. Schoeneck. With his sister and brother, he grew up at 1218 North 8th Street in St. Joseph. It is known that he joined the Missouri National Guard’s tank company in St. Joseph. In […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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