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Pvt. Joseph J. Bernardo Born: 9 January 1912 – Alameda County, California Parents: Manuel J. Bernardo & Mary Rogers-Bernardo Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers Hometown: Washington, California Enlisted: – U.S. Army – 21 February 1941 – San Francisco, California – A Company, 194th Tank Battalion Training: – Fort Lewis, Washington – tank driver Note: The […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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M/Sgt. Floyd W. BickmoreBorn: 17 August 1902 – Santa Cruz County, CaliforniaParents: William T. Bickmore & Ella Viola Rawson-BickmoreSiblings: 2 sistersMarried:Home: 421 South California Street – Salinas, California– as a POW – gave his address as 16 West Milvia, Berkley, CaliforniaOccupation: sheet metal worker – constructionEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Joe Daniel BlairBorn: 14 October 1916 – Stone County, MissouriParents: Andrew J. Blair & Lennie L. Kirkendall-BlairSiblings: 2 sisters, 7 brothersHometown: Washington Township, Stone County, MissouriEducation: left high school after three yearsOccupation: worked on the family farmInducted:– U. S. Army– 1941Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC John Harold BlomquistBorn: 16 May 1919 – Marysville, WashingtonParents: John E. Blomquist & Marie Holver-Blomquist– father died in 1920– mother remarried: Willis R. BrownHometown: Port Discovery, WashingtonGraduated:– Brewster High School– Class of 1940Inducted:– U. S. Army– 8 April 1941 – Tacoma, WashingtonTraining:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. James H. Bogart Born: 16 December 1920 – Pine River, Minnesota Parents: William B. & Pearl Bogart Children: 4 sisters, 1 brother – the family resided in Texas in 1930 Hometown: Pine River, Minnesota Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard – September 1940 Inducted: – U. S. Army – 10 February 1941 – Brainerd, Minnesota – […]
Filed as: 194th Tank Battalion, 194th – A Co., Provisional Tank Group
Bolinger, Pfc. Fred J.
PFC Fred J. BolingerBorn: 23 August 1919 – Truth, ArkansasParents: Samuel W. Bolinger& Aura C. Fowler-BolingerSiblings: 4 sisters, 4 brothers– lived near Wharton, ArkansasHome: Sheridan County, Wyoming– moved to Wyoming in 1935Enlisted:– Wyoming National Guard– 1939 joined 115th U.S. CalvaryInducted:– U.S. Army– 24 February 1941 – Sheridan WyomingTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– radio operatorUnits:– 194th Tank […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
Bolstad
Pvt. Rudolph Oliver BolstadBorn: 3 September 1905 – Mary Township, Norman County, MinnesotaParents: Ole E. Bolstad & Ida Aasen-BolstadSiblings: 3 sisters, 3 brothersHome: Mary Township, Norman County, MinnesotaOccupation: farmerInducted:– U. S. Army– 1941 – Fort Snelling, MinnesotaStationed:– Fort Lewis, Washington– arrived April 1941– described as constantly raining during the winter– by May, everything was covered […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Kenneth Allen BooherBorn: 23 December 1909 – South DakotaParents: Elmer A. Booher & Eliza A. Lloyd-BooherSiblings: 3 sisters, 5 brothersHome: Lane County, OregonEnlisted:– U.S. Army– 1 April 1941Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received orders, from Ft. Knox, Kentucky, for duty in the Philippines because of an […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Henry D. BordnerBorn: 17 December 1917 – Butte, MontanaParents: William W. Bordner & Margaret A. Lyons-BordnerSiblings: 1 sister, 2 brothersNickname: “Harry”Home: 1113 West Platinum Street – Butte, MontanaEducation:– Butte High School – Class of 1937Inducted:– U. S. Army– 28 March 1941 – Fort Missoula, MontanaTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– motorcycle messengerUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Willard Leroy BoushleyBorn: 6 September 1918 – Lida Township, MinnesotaParents: Fred Boushley & Anna V. Mortensen-BoushleySiblings: 2 brothersHometown: Lida Township, MinnesotaOccupation: worked on the family farmInducted: 1941Training:– 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 at […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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