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T/5 Harry Frans Barker Born: 13 August 1919 – South International Falls, Minnesota Parents: David Barker & Emilia B. Ohlund-Barker Siblings: 4 sisters, 3 brothers Home: 156 Fourth Avenue – South International Falls, Minnesota Occupation: paper mill worker Inducted: – U. S. Army – 1941 Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington Units: – 194th Tank Battalion […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Eugene Richard Barnes Born: 28 April 1922 – Monterey County, California Parents: Edmund L. Barnes & Mary J. Thorn-Barnes Siblings: 1 sister, 4 brothers Hometown: Salinas, California Nickname: Stink Inducted: – U.S. Army – 10 February 1941 Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington – C Company, 194th Tank Battalion Note: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received orders, from Ft. Knox, Kentucky, for duty in the Philippines […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Francis F. Barretto  Born: 9 March 1919 – Salinas, California  Parents: Thomas & Rose Barretto  – mother remarried: Rose Luckett  Home: 12 Santa Clara Avenue – Salinas, California  Education: attended local schools  Enlisted: California National Guard  Inducted:  – U. S. Army  – 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base  Training:  – Fort Lewis, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Howard C. BarryBorn: 14 May 1915 – Missoula, MontanaParents: John Barry & Isabel Evans-BarrySiblings: 1 brother (known)Hometown: Missoula, MontanaEducation: high schoolMarried: Lois M. Wilson– 24 February 1938Home: 314 ½ East Wishkah Street – Aberdeen, WashingtonOccupation: bartender– worked with brotherInducted:– U. S. Army– 8 April 1941 – Tacoma, WashingtonTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Frederick P. BartikBorn: October 1915 – Pasadena, CaliforniaParents: Joseph & Marie Bartik– his father died when he was 19 years oldNickname: FredSiblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothersHome: 877 Golden West – Monrovia, CaliforniaEducation:– Morovia-Arcadia-Duarte High School – Monrovia, California– participated in band and orchestra– Pasadena Junior College– 2 years of collegeOccupation: bookkeeper – wholesale metal […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – MD, 194th Tank Battalion
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T/5 Ingwell Peter BartlesonBorn: 13 January 1907 – Forest City, IowaParents: Ingle O. Bartleson & Adena M. Ingelbretson-BartlesonSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brotherHometown: Whitefish, MontanaOccupation: oil field worker– 1935 – lived in Sanest, North Dakota– 1940 – lived in Cut Bank Township, Glacier County, MontanaInducted:– U.S. Army– 28 March 1941 – Fort Missoula, MontanaTraining:– Fort Lewis, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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What is known about David J. Baugh is that he was born in 1919 in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Joseph & Abby Baugh. His parents divorced, in the 1920s, when he was a child, and with his sister and brother, he was raised by his father. He completed the eighth grade and attended George Washington High […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – MD, 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Gerald J. BellBorn: 14 July 1922 – Township 134, Crow Wing County, MinnesotaParents: James W. Bell & Vietta B. Barker-BellSiblings: 5 sisters, 2 brother– twin sister: Geraldine– sixth of eight childrenHometown: Township 134, Range 29, MinnesotaOccupation: employed by Northwest Paper CompanyEducation: Washington High School– left high school during his sophomore yearEnlisted: Minnesota National GuardInducted:– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. August BenderBorn: 10 January 1920 – Yankton, South DakotaParents: Jacob Bender & Emelia Pfeifle-BenderSiblings: 3 sisters, 4 brothersNickname: “Jeff”Hometown: Yankton, South DakotaResidence: Crow Wing County, Minnesota– living with brother and sister-in-lawOccupation: worked on brother’s farmInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota– 82 men passed Army physicals– the company remained at armory […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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S/Sgt. Manuel Joseph Bernard Jr. Born: 1 April 1916 – Salinas, California Parents: Manuel J. Bernard Sr. & Mary Florence Flores-Bernard Siblings: 5 sisters, 3 brothers Home: Ricco Street – Castroville, California Education: – Monterey High School – played football, basketball, and ran track – Salinas Junior College Occupation: Bay Farms Corporation – accountant Married – Marguerite Lucille Carothers – 21 June 1941 Residence: Salinas, California Enlisted: – […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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