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Sgt. Victor L. GosneyBorn: 10 August 1917 – Victoria, British Columbia, Canada– naturalized American citizenParents: Jane S. Wynnes-Gosney & Alfred GosneySiblings: 2 brothers, 4 sistersHometowns: Freedom, California– the family moved to California about 1920– later lived in Watsonville, California– lived with a sister and her husbandEnlisted: California National GuardOccupation: FarmhandInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Lyle Robert GravittBorn: 19 December 1919 – Ames, IowaParents: Joseph B. Gravitt & Letha M. Bates-Gravitt– step-father: James M. SmithSiblings: 3 sisters, 1 brother, 1 half-sister, 1 half-brotherHometown: Union, IowaEducation: 2 years of high schoolResidence: Lander, WyomingEnlisted: Wyoming National Guard– member of a cavalry unitInducted:– U. S. Army– 24 February 1941Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Clyde M. GraysonBorn: 1 December 1906 – Cold Springs, MissouriParents: Marion Grayson & Lena Grabill-GraysonSiblings: 3 sisters, 3 brothers– the family moved to California by 1920Married: Jewel Grayson– divorced by 1940Children: 1 daughterHome: Gonzales, CaliforniaOccupation: vegetable packingSecond Marriage: Lena– married before going overseasEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. George W. GruiiBorn: 25 April 1919 – Saint Paul, MinnesotaParents: John Grui & Vasika Pascu-GruiSiblings: 4 sisters, 1 brotherHome: 914 Gaultier Street – St. Paul, MinnesotaOccupation: truck driver – a wholesale candy companyInducted:– U. S. Army– 1941 – Saint Paul, MinnesotaTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended […]
Filed as: Prison Camp, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Cause of Death, Disease, Provisional Tank Group
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  2nd Lt. Carroll Max Guin was born on August 16, 1910, in Minnesota to Edgar L. Guin & Anna Jane Mix-Guin. With his three sisters and five brothers, he resided at 133 Third Avenue in Brainerd, Minnesota. During the 1920s, his mother died and his family moved to Bay Lake, Minnesota. It is known […]
Filed as: Prison Camp, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Brazil Maru, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Enoura Maru, Oryoku Maru 2, Provisional Tank Group
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1st Lt. Benjamin E. Gwynn was born on March 31, 1915, in California to Edward K. Gwynn & Belle Roundtree-Gwynn. With his sister, he grew up at 78 Abbott Street, Salinas, California. He graduated from Salinas High School and attended Salinas Junior College. He worked as an apprentice architect. It is not known when, but […]
Filed as: Prison Camp, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Brazil Maru, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Enoura Maru, Hell Ships, Oryoku Maru 2, Provisional Tank Group
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PFC Willard Ewalt HallBorn: 8 November 1920 – Multnomah County, OregonParents: John Hall & Elizabeth HallSiblings: 1 step-sisterHome: 1603 Cherry Street, LeGrande, Union County, OregonOccupation: service station attendantEnlisted:– Oregon National GuardInducted:– U.S. Army– 10 September 1940 – LeGrande, Oregon– entered Army from Oregon National GuardTraining:– Camp Murray, Washington– promoted to corporal– may have been a […]
Filed as: Prison Camp, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Cabanatuan, Davao, Provisional Tank Group, Shinyo Maru
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  Sgt. William Frederick HallBorn: 16 April 1919- Lucas, South DakotaParents: Frederic J. Hall & Dalla S. Grey-Hall– parents divorced– moved to California with his father and brotherNickname: BudHome: Watsonville-Santa Cruz Highway – Watsonville, CaliforniaSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brotherOccupation: FarmhandMarried:Children: son born after he went to the PhilippinesInducted:– U.S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas […]
Filed as: Prison Camp, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Canadian Inventor, Davao, Hell Ships, Provisional Tank Group
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Pvt. Kenneth Alfred HaroldsonBorn: 22 August 1918 – Chisago County, MinnesotaParents: Frank P. & Christina HaroldsonSiblings: 5 sisters, 2 brothersHome: 140 Newell Avenue – Lindstrom, MinnesotaOccupation: handymanEnlisted:– 1941– U. S. ArmyTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnit:– A Company, 194th Tank Battalion– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in the camp hospital with […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Camp O’Donnell, Disease, Prison Camp
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  T/5 Burl Lloyd HarrisBorn: 5 October 1912 – Kickapoo, WisconsinParents: Alvie L. Harris & Eva B. Kyser-HarrisSiblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothersHometown: Liberty, WisconsinOccupation: worked on the family farmInducted:– U. S. Army– 17 October 1940 – Fort Lewis, WashingtonTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Camp O’Donnell, Cause of Death, Disease, Prison Camp
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