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Pvt. Dan Delmer Emery Born: 26 June 1922 – Nez Perce, Idaho Nickname: Danny Parents: LeRoy Emery & Bessie Wooley-Emery Siblings: 3 sisters, 1 brother Hometown: Culdesac, Idaho Occupation: worked on his family’s farm Enlisted: Idaho National Guard – 1939 – 116th U.S. Cavalry Inducted: – U.S. Army – 16 September 1940 – Lewiston, Idaho […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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S/Sgt. Charles Edwin EmlayBorn: 19 October 1918 – Yolo County, CaliforniaParents: Edgar E. Emlay & Agnes Molina-EmlaySiblings: 3 brothers, 1 sisterBrother: T/4 Robert E. EmlayHome: 76 Villa Street – Helena, CaliforniaEducation: Salinas High School – Class of 1936Inducted:– U.S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Airfield– C Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Tec 4 Robert Eugene EmlayBorn: 5 August 1921 – Alameda, CaliforniaParents: Fred O. Emlay & Agnes Molina-EmlaySiblings: 3 brothers, 1 sisterBrother: S/Sgt. Charles E. EmlayHometown: Alameda, CaliforniaInducted:– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base– 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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Sgt. Howell Abbott EmleyBorn: 31 July 1918 – Jefferson County, WashingtonParents: Leon A. Emley & Martha Benish-EmleySiblings: 1 brotherHometown: Port Townsend, WashingtonEducation: State College of Washington – Pullman, WashingtonOccupation: stationary engineerInducted:– U. S. Army– 8 April 1941 – Tacoma, WashingtonTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank Battalion– may have joined battalion as it was going overseasNote: […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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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
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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
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Pvt. Marvin Neal EvertsBorn: 29 November 1921 – Lee, County, ArkansasParents: Percy Everts & Nellie Moore-EvertsSiblings: 3 sisters, 5 brothersHometown: Sunnyside, WashingtonEnlisted: Washington National Guard– 303rd Cavalry Regiment– at Fort Lewis, the regiment was reorganizedInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941Training:– Ft. Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 103rd Antitank Battalion– transferred to battalion to go to the Philippines– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pfc. John Frank Falconer Born: 1 July 1921 – Minnesota Mother: George B. Falconer & Elvina E. Novak-Falconer Siblings: 4 sisters, 2 brothers Hometown: 1824 Norwood Street – Brainerd, Minnesota Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard – September 1940 Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota – 82 men passed Army physicals […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC John W. FancherBorn: 11 July 1912 – ColoradoParents: Eldoras E. Fancher & Octavia Allere-FancherSiblings: 2 sisters, 4 brothersHometown: Otero, ColoradoOccupation: FarmhandEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 25 February 1941Training:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in the camp hospital with colds– Typical Day – after they arrived at Ft. […]
Filed as: Miscellaneous, 194th – MD, 194th Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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PFC Harvey Louis FinchBorn: 13 June 1918 – Forest Lake, Minnesota– the family moved to Brainerd – November 1920Mother: Bernard & Bertha Finch– parents divorcedSiblings: 3 sisters, 1 brotherHome: 1116 South 12th Street – Brainerd, MinnesotaOccupation: sewer constructionEnlisted: Minnesota National Guard– February 1941Inducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota– 82 men passed […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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