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PFC Handren Karl Fitzgibbons Born: 29 April 1919 – Gonzales, California Parents: Thomas Fitzgibbons & Constance I. Young-Fitzgibbons Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Nickname: “Karl” – did not like his first name – Handren – preferred “Karl” be used as his first name Home: 137 West Gabilan Street – Salinas, California Enlisted: – California National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC. Bernard T. FitzpatrickBorn: 23 February 1915 – Waverly, MinnesotaParents: Florien Fitzpatrick & Catherine Shafranski-FitzpatrickSiblings: 4 sisters, 2 brothersNicknames: B.T., Bernie, FitzGraduated: College of Saint Thomas– Class of 1938Parents:Occupation: insurance salesmanHometown: Waverly, Minnesota– 1940 – living in Saint Paul with sister and her husbandInducted:– U. S. Army– 14 April 1941 – Fort Snelling, MinnesotaUnits:– A […]
Filed as: 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Provisional Tank Group
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PFC James Herbert FleenerBorn: 16 September 1919 – Grenola, KansasParents: Edgar Fleener & Daisy Dean-FleenerSiblings: 1 brotherHometown: Greenfield, Kansas– He moved to Salinas after 1935Home: 1105 Old Stage Road – Salinas, CaliforniaEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air BaseTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– C Company, 194th Tank BattalionNote: On […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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1st Lt. Charles Arthur Fleming was born to Clyde R. Fleming & Essie L. Morris-Fleming on June 16, 1911, in Missouri. It is known he had one brother and they were raised at 2803 Sacramento Street, Saint Joseph, Missouri. There is conflicting information on his occupation. Some records show he owned a gas station owner […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Gerald Dean FoleyBorn: 31 October 1914 – MinnesotaParents: Dohliner S. Foley & Marie Halverson-FoleySiblings: 3 sisters, 1 brother, 1 half-sisterHome: 5036 East Sixth Street – Los Angles, CaliforniaInducted:– U. S. Army– 1941Unit:– 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in the camp hospital with […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Guerrilla
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What is known about PFC Edwin M. Fontes was that he was born on August 28, 1917, in Monterey County, California. He was the son of Mazel E. Fontes & Nellie L. Lebo-Fontes. With his brother and sister, he grew up in Alisal, California, and in 1940, his family was living on Cooper Street in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Donald Bruce ForsytheBorn: 25 April 1920 – Roundup, MontanaParents: Donald B. Forsythe & Lucille D. Russell-Forsythe– father died in 1920 before he was bornHometown: Roundup, MontanaOccupation: Forest ServiceEnlisted: Wyoming National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 24 February 1941 – Laramie, WyomingTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– truck driver– medical records kept at Cabanatuan state he was a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Dorsey W. FosheeBorn: 6 October 1918 – OklahomaParents: John W. Foshee & Ella Dorsey-FosheeNickname: BuddySiblings: 1 sister, 3 brothers– the family moved to California in the early 1920sHome: Fontes Road – Alisal, CaliforniaOccupation: farmer– marriedEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air BaseTraining:– C Company, 194th Tank Battalion– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. James Dallas FoxBorn: 1921 – MissouriParents: Roy & Estella FoxSiblings: 1 sisterHometown: 1221 Church Street – Saint Joseph, MissouriEnlisted: Missouri National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – St. Joseph, MissouriUnits:– 194th Tank Battalion– B Company– reassigned to Headquarters CompanyTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Raymond E. Fox Born: 29 January 1920 – Brainerd, Minnesota Parents: Oscar R. Fox & Edith L. Cain-Fox Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers Home: 701 North Eighth Street – Brainerd, Minnesota Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard Occupation: sand blaster – foundry Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota Training: – […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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