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Capt. Jack Cary AltmanBorn: 1911 – Pitsburg County, OklahomaParents: Abram Altman & Nellie Mumaw-Altman– parents divorced– father married Maud AllisonResidence: McAlister, OklahomaSiblings: 1 half-sister, 3 brothersEducation: Oklahoma Military Academy– Class of 1927Married: Ruth H. PutmanHome: 705 Northeast Eighth Street – Amarillo, TexasInducted:– U. S. Army– Army ReserveNote: Member of the Texas National Guard– 142nd Infantry […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. John F. Alves Jr. Born: 12 June 1918 – Fresno County, California  Parents: John F. Alves Sr. & Amelia Alves Siblings: 2 sisters Home: Fresno County, California Occupation: farmer Enlisted: California National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Salinas, California Units: – 194th Tank Battalion Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington – described as constantly raining during the winter – many men ended up in […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – C Co., Provisional Tank Group
194th Tank Battalion 5 - Bataan Project
Cpl. John Norman Anderson Born: 12 October 1918 – Illinois Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Anderson Home: 407 California Street – Salinas, California Enlisted: California National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington Units: – 194th Tank Battalion Note: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received orders, from Ft. Knox, Kentucky, for duty in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Milan Elroy AndersonBorn: 19 June 1919 – MontanaParents: Albert & Hilda AndersonSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brotherHometown: 1713 Oak Street – Brainerd, MinnesotaOccupation: assistant manager – theaterEnlisted: Minnesota National Guard – 1938Inducted:– U.S. Army– 10 February 1941– 82 men passed Army physicals– the company remained at armory until 19 February 41– marched to Northern Pacific […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. William F. Anson Born: 31 March 1919 – Payette, Idaho Parents: Stella & Austin Anson Home: 232 East Hawthorne Street – Salinas, California – parents moved to Waco, Texas Occupation: – Pacific Fruit Express Company, San Francisco Enlisted: California National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base – C Company, 194th Tank Battalion Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington – […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Francis Edward Aram Born: 30 December 1920 – Fresno, California Parents: Joseph E. Aram & Lorena E. Murphy-Aram – mother died July 1, 1941 Hometown: Gonzales, California Enlisted: California National Guard – father, Joseph, was also in California National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base – C Company, 194th Tank Battalion – transferred to HQ Company […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
194th Tank Battalion 7 - Bataan Project
Sgt. Joseph Edward Aram Born: 19 December 1897 – Santa Cruz, California Parents: Evangeline Dunstone-Aram & Joseph H. Aram Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers Nickname: Ed Hometown: Felton, California Married: Lorena E. Murphy – Lorena died July 1, 1941 Son: Francis E. Aram Married: Pauline – wife received POW postcards from him in September 1943 and November 1944 Occupation: truck driver  Enlisted: California National Guard  Inducted: – U. S. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. John Rawlins AtwellBorn: 13 April 1905 – Fort Dodge, IowaParents: Rawlins P. Atwell & Gertrude W. Duncombe-AtwellSiblings: 4 sisters, 1 brotherHome: Fort Dodge, IowaEnlisted:– Iowa National Guard– 1 April 1924Education:– Centre College, Danville, Kentucky– two years of college – 1925 – 1927Married: Susan W. Hawley– 21 February 1929Children: 3 daughters, 2 sonsResidence: 1859 8th […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Cpl. Milton BakerBorn: 14 December 1911 – Kansas City, MissouriParents: Jacob & Dora BakerSiblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothersEducation: elementary schoolMarried: Margaret BakerHome: 1308 Benton Boulevard – Kansas City, MissouriOccupation: insurance agentInducted:– U. S. Army– 1941Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: The decision for this move – which had been made on August 15, 1941 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/4 Robert G. Bales was born in 1920, in Carnegie, Oklahoma.  It is known he had a brother, Glen, and the two brothers moved to Salinas, California, together. To fulfill their military obligation, Robert joined the California National Guard’s 40th Divisional Tank Company in Salinas, California. On February 10, 1941, at Salinas Army Air Base, […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – C Co., Provisional Tank Group
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