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Pvt. John H. WhiteBorn: 13 July 1923 – OklahomaParents: Herbert & Maggie White – one brother died as an infant Siblings: 2 sisters, 4 brothers Residence: Family lived in Caddo, Oklahoma, in 1930 Home: 644 Del Monte Avenue – Alisal, California Education: Salinas Union High School – did not finish the first year  of high schoolOccupation: telegraph messenger Enlisted: California National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/5 Glenn Lewis WhiteBorn: 12 June 1914 – Salem, South DakotaParents: Harvey & Myrtle Lewis-White – father died about 1919 -Step-father: Carl Qulin Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Hometown: Montrose, South Dakota Education: – Montrose High School – Class of 1933 Occupation: Clerk – Pixley Hardware StoreInducted:– U. S. Army– UnknownTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnit:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/5 Kenneth A. WhiteBorn: 7 May 1922 – TexasParents: Manuel Y. White & Ruth E. Bartlett-White – parents divorced in the 1920s Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Home: 12 Tioga Avenue – San Francisco, CaliforniaEducation: 3 years of high school Enlisted: California National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base Unit:– C Company, 194th Tank […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Ralph C. WillifordBorn: 11 January 1922 – Oregon Mother: Kittie G. Williford – mother married John McKenna Home: Ardenwald, Oregon Lived: Gonzales, California Enlisted Oregon National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 16 September 1940 – Portland, Oregon Training: – Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank Battalion – most likely joined the battalion as it prepared to go overseasNote: On August 15, 1941, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/5 Joseph Emil WIllrodtBorn: 10 November 1914 – Harris County, Texas Parents: Peter J. Willrodt & Othelia Gyllenband-Willrodt Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Home: 329 Hawthorne Avenue – Salinas, California – the family previously resided in Los Angeles, California Enlisted: California National Guard Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Airfield – C Company, 194th Tank Battalion Training:– […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – C Co., Provisional Tank Group
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Pfc. Frank Thomas WilsonBorn: 25 October 1908 – OklahomaMother: James P. Wilson & Alice B. Porter-Wilson Siblings: 1 brother Home: Mailbox 35, U.S. Highway 101 – Salinas, California Married: Eileen Gosney-Wilson Occupation: worked in the family’s landscaping business Enlisted: California National Guard – 2 June 1940 Inducted: – U.S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Airfield Training:– Fort Lewis, Washington– C Company, 194th […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Charles W. WilsonBorn: 2 December 1919 – CaliforniaParents: Oscar & Mabel Wilson Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Home: 1171 60th Street – San Antonio, California Enlisted: California National Guard Inducted: – U.S. Army – 3 February 1941 – Riverside, California Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonC Company, 194th Tank Battalion– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Allen Woodroe WoodBorn: 30 January 1918 – Eden Lake, MinnesotaParents: Clarence L. Wood & Mabel Clark-WoodSiblings: 2 brothersHometown: Paynesville, MinnesotaInducted:– U. S. Army– 1941 – Fort Snelling, MinnesotaTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in the camp hospital with colds– Typical Day – after they arrived […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC La Mar Allen Woodson Born: 2 June 1915 – Lodi, CaliforniaParents: Leland A. Woodson & Luella VanVlear-WoodsonSiblings: 2 brothers, 2 sistersHome: 544 Walnut Street, Lodi, California– 1940 – lodger – Quartz, CaliforniaOccupation: logger– Graeagle Lumber Company – September 1938 – December 1940Inducted:– U. S. Army– 29 March 1941 – Sacramento, CaliforniaUnit:– C Company, 194th […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – C Co., Provisional Tank Group
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Pvt. Harry G. WortmanBorn: 14 September 1918 – Bazetta, OhioParents: Harry C. Wortman & Marqerite F. Higgins-WortmanSiblings: 1 sister, 1 brother, 1 half-brotherHome: 709 6th Street – Rupert, IdahoMarried: Ruby WortmanChildren: 1 sonOccupation: mechanic – service stationInducted:– U. S. Army– 26 February 1941 – Boise, IdahoTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– tank mechanicUnits:– 194th Tank Battalion– may […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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