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Pvt. John Charles LantagneBorn: November 1918 – Santa Cruz, CaliforniaMother: Eugene & Rose Lantagne– parents were divorced after he was bornSiblings: 2 sisters, 1 brotherHome: 85 Liberty Street – Santa Cruz, CaliforniaInducted:– U. S. Army– 24 February 1941 – San Francisco, CaliforniaTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Howard J. LarsonBorn: 1920 – MinnesotaParents: Martin & Betsy LarsonSiblings: 3 brothersHome: 1315 Pine Street – Brainerd, MinnesotaEnlisted: Minnesota National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota– Rank: CorporalUnit:– A Company, 194th Tank BattalionStationed:– Fort Lewis, Washington– truck driver– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Brenton Delisle LeBlancBorn: 8 November 1918 – MontanaParents: George D. LeBlanc & Rose Campbell-LeBlancSiblings: 2 brothersHome: 106 Locust Street – Anaconda, MontanaEducation:– Montana State College– State Snow Skiing ChampionOccupation: ResearchEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 8 April 1940 – Fort Missoula, MontanaTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– HQ Company, 194th Tank Battalion– trained as a motorcycle messengerNote: The reason […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt Harold E. Lee was born on July 13, 1913, in Los Angeles, California, to Gary Lee & Anna Haughan-Lee. He resided at 263 Maple Street, Salinas, with his parents, sister, and brother. Harold attended Salinas Union High School and Salinas Union Junior College for one year. Before he was inducted into the Army, he […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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  T/4 Wallace Clifford LeeBorn: 30 January 1923 – MinnesotaParents: John S. Lee & Katherine Strolberg-LeeSiblings: 5 sisters, 6 brothersHome: 114 East Rice Street – Northfield, MinnesotaEnlisted: Minnesota National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, MinnesotaTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– Fort Knox, Kentucky– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Fred J. Leininger Jr.Born: 21 June 1917 – Morris, MinnesotaParents: Fred J. Leninger Sr. & Katherine M. Buttell- LeiningerSiblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothersHome:– 2421 Clinton Avenue South – Minneapolis, MinnesotaOccupation: rooferInducted:– U.S. Army– 9 April 1941 – Fort Snelling, MinnesotaUnits: – A Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/4 Steve Lemke was born in 1912 and was the son of Adolph & Mary Lemke, who were immigrants from Poland. He was raised in Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota, and worked on the family’s farm. On April 14, 1941, he was inducted into the U.S. Army and sent to Fort Lewis, Washington. There, he was assigned […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Lewis Keith
PFC Keith D. Lewis Born: 22 September 1917 – Arkansas Parents: John E. & Julia Lewis Siblings: 4 sisters, 1 brother Home: Acosta Street – Alisal, California – his family ran a vegetable farm Enlisted: California National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base – C Company, 194th Tank Battalion Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington – Arrived: 18 February 1941 Training: – […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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  Sgt. Hubert H. Long Sgt. Hubert H. Long was born in Missouri in 1917. He lived in Buchanan County and married Vernelle, in 1940, and was the father of one son. The family resided at 920 Edmond Street in Saint Joseph, Missouri. At some point, he enlisted in the Missouri National Guard. On February […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Richard Leroy Longmire Born: 13 October 1921 – Santa Barbara County, California Parents: Frederick Longmire & Audrey R. Mecham-Longmire – mother married Arnold Reiland Nickname: Dick Siblings: 1 brother – in 1930, Richard and his brother, Robert, were wards of the State of California Hometown: Santa Barbara, California Occupation: baker Enlisted: California National Guard […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – MD, 194th Tank Battalion
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