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PFC Robert Van Der Most StrastersBorn: 9 July 1916 – Salt Lake City, UtahParents: – William G. Strasters & Antonia Zappey-Strasters – parents Dutch immigrants – mother died when he was nine years old Siblings: 3 sisters, 3 brothers Home: 470 South Third East – Salt Lake CityEducation:-West High School– Class of 1934 – the University of Utah – Class […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – MD, 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Harold Edward Van AlstyneBorn: 29 July 1917 – Springfield, OhioFather: Jesse R. Van Alstyne & Edna Belle Shryock-Van Alstyne– parents divorced about 1920– father remarriedSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother, 1 half-brotherHome: 457 Smith Avenue North – Saint Paul, Minnesota– the family moved to St. Paul in 1926Inducted:– U.S. Army– 14 April 194Unit: Medical Detachment, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – MD, 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Woodrow Witcomb VequistBorn: 15 November 1917 – IowaParents: David Vequist & Augusta Papenhagen-VequistSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brotherNickname: WoodyOccupation: wallpaper hangerHome: 108 22nd Street – Saint Joseph, MissouriEducation:– Benton High School – Class of 1937Enlisted: Missouri National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – St. Joseph, MissouriUnit:– B Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – MD, 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Robert Don WendroffBorn: 23 December 1918 – Manistique, MichiganParents: David & Barbara Wendroff Nickname: “Don” Hometown: Watertown, South Dakota Education: – Watertown High School – Class of 1936 – The University of Wisconsin – Class of 1940 Occupation: employed by Minneapolis Tribune Inducted:– U. S. Army– 17 April 1941 – Fort Snelling, MinnesotaTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – MD, 194th Tank Battalion
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