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Capt Arthur J Root was born to Oscar Root & Margaret Sharpe-Root on August 24, 1917, in Brainerd, Minnesota. He attended local schools and graduated from Washington High School in Brainerd in 1936. On May 24, 1939, he married Harriet Alice Eide. The couple resided with his parents at 220 Southwest 5th Street. He worked […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Willard RoseBorn: 14 November 1916 – OhioParents: Henry & Dara Rose Siblings: 4 brothers, 3 sisters Home: Montgomery County, Ohio – it appears he lived in Iowa at some pointInducted: – U. S. Army – 15 March 1941 – Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky Training:– Fort Knox, Kentucky– typical day– 6:15 with reveille– most of the soldiers were up before this […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Norman R. RoseBorn: 19 June 1921 – Mission District – San Francisco, California Parents: Edmund F. Rose & Elsie Burger-Rose – mother died when he was twelve – the family moved to Salinas, California Home: 19 John Street – Salinas, California Married: Bobbie Lou Brown – 14 June 1941 Graduated: – Salinas High School […]
Filed as: 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion, Cabanatuan, Camp O’Donnell, Canadian Inventor, Hell Ships, Prison Camp, Provisional Tank Group
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PFC Lawrence Henry Rotharmel Born: 14 August 1922 – Madera, California Parents: Gottlieb Rotharmel & Mary Karg-Rotharmel Siblings: 1 sister, 5 brothers Nickname: “Larry” Hometown: Fontes Road – Alisal, California Occupation: family produce farm Enlisted: – California National Guard – joined while he was still in high school Inducted: – U.S. Army – 10 February […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Saul RubensteinBorn: 27 October 1919 – New YorkParents: Irving Rubenstein & Sarah Tannenbaum-RubensteinHome: Davenport, California– grew up in Brooklyn & New York City, New YorkEducation: 2 years of high schoolInducted:– U. S. Army– 15 May 1939Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnit:– Unknown– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received orders, from Ft. Knox, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Paul Albin SaarinenBorn: 12 June 1922 – Ashtabula, Ohio– lived in Rock Springs, Wyoming Parents: Rev. John F. Saarinen & Tekla E. Toppari-Saarinen – father was an Evangelical Lutheran minister Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers Home: 807 South Fourteenth Street – Brainerd, Minnesota – the family moved to Brainerd from Toronto, CanadaEnlisted: Minnesota National GuardInducted: – U. S. Army – 10 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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1st Sgt. Ero “Ben” R. Saccone was born March 3, 1912, in the Barbary Coast area of San Francisco. He was the first-generation American and the son of Italian immigrants. In 1929, he joined the California National Guard’s 40th Tank Company. In 1939, Ben married Beatrice Tuttle and moved to 338 Church Street in Salinas […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Sid Hubert SaignBorn: 16 March 1915 – Popple Grove Township, Mahnomen County, Minnesota Parents: Olly & Viola Saign Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers (known) Note: He was a member of the Rem Mille Lac of the Chippewa Tribe Home: 223 North Eighth Street – Brainerd, Minnesota Enlisted: – Minnesota National Guard Inducted: – 10 February […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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1st Sgt. Walter H. SamuelsonBorn: 24 January 1904 -Brainerd, Minnesota Parents: Bernard A. Samuelson & Anna G. Abbott-Samuelson Siblings: 3 sisters Home: 521 South 9th Street, Brainerd, Minnesota Occupation: Bricklayer Married: Ellen Samuelson – 2 children Inducted:– U. S. Army – 1941 – Fort Snelling, Minnesota Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington Units: – 194th Tank Battalion  – Samuelson was given the opportunity […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Joseph SanchezBorn: 15 November 1907 – Los Angeles, CaliforniaParents: Gregorio Sanchez & Justa SanchezSiblings: 2 sisters, 5 brothersHome: 1613 East 116th Place – Los Angeles, CaliforniaMarried:Children: four children Inducted: – U.S. Army – 29 March 1941 – Los Angeles, California Training: – Cook Units:– 194th Tank Battalion– received overseas ordersNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received orders, from Ft. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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