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T/4 Vern J. CampbellBorn: 25 May 1918 – White Bear Lake, MinnesotaParents: Fred D. Campbell & Anna T. Seiveck-CampbellSiblings: 6 sisters, 3 brothersHome: 1215 Birch Lake Avenue – White Bear Lake, MinnesotaInducted:– 1941 – Fort Snelling, MinnesotaTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the winter– many men ended up in the camp hospital […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Major Charles S. Canby was born on July 23, 1895, in Saint Joseph, Missouri. He was the son of Charles B. Canby & Josephine Spencer-Canby and grew up in St. Joseph. It is known that Canby fought in the Mexican Border War. On June 1, 1917, he joined the Missouri National Guard. He remained in […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Martin Henry CarterBorn: 18 May 1919 – Goshen County, WyomingParents: Martin A. Carter & Nora M. Carter– mother remarried and lived in Mitchell, Nebraska– Nora M. Batchelor – moved to Council Bluffs, IowaSiblings: 1 sisterHometown: Torrington, Wyoming– living with sister and her husbandEnlisted: Wyoming National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 24 February 1941 – Torrington, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Worley L. CaspersonBorn: 1922 – OregonParents: Carl E. Casperson & Flossie Stapleton-Casperson– father died while he was a child– mother married Duean Vaal DueanSiblings: 1 brotherHome: 1052 State Street – Redding, CaliforniaEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air BaseUnit:– C Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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PFC Dean Elwood CederblomBorn: 23 September 1915 – WashingtonParents: Carl N. Cederblom & Alida P. Schedin-Cederblom– Address: 714 North Napa Street, Spokane, WashingtonSiblings: 1 sisterResidence: Hollister, CaliforniaEnlisted: California National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941 – Salinas Army Air Base– C Company, 194th Tank BattalionTraining:– Fort Lewis, Washington– described as constantly raining during the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – C Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Sgt. Charles Chester ChopBorn: 23 May 1921 – Conway, PennsylvaniaParents: Stanko C. Chop & Anka A. Strbrni-ChopSiblings: 1 sister, 7 brothersNickname: “Chuck”Home: 1209 Third Avenue – Conway, PennsylvaniaEnlisted:– U. S. Army– 27 July 1939Training:– Fort Knox, KentuckyUnits:– Unknown– 194th Tank Battalion– may have joined battalion as a replacement as battalion left for San FranciscoNote: On […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. George A. ChristyBorn: 1922 – MissouriFather: Arthur J. Christy & Gladys Mae Chambers-Christy– mother died in childbirthHome: 33 Washington Street – St. Joseph, MissouriOccupation: road construction workerEnlisted:– Missouri National GuardInducted:– U. S. Army– 10 February 1941Training:– Fort Lewis, WashingtonUnits:– 194th Tank BattalionNote: On August 15, 1941, the 194th received orders, from Ft. Knox, Kentucky, […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Anton Ervin Cichy was born on February 18, 1914, to John P. Cichy & Emelia Klimek-Cichy in Urbank, Minnesota. With his three brothers and three sisters, he grew up in both Newton Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. He worked as a laborer in road construction and married Arlence Julia Lillis.  The couple became the […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – HQ Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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S/Sgt. Pearlie Leroy Clevenger Born: 26 November 1911 – Ohio Township, Madison County, Iowa Parents: Robert A. Clevenger & Mary Hilterbrand-Clevenger Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers Nephew: T/4 James R. Clevenger Married: 25 February 1933 – Pearl Hopps Children: 3 sons Home: 712 North Sixth Street – Brainerd, Minnesota Occupation: Laborer – Sewage Works Inducted: […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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T/4 James Richard ClevengerBorn: 10 October 1916 – Ohio, IowaParents: Elmer Clevenger & Cora May Faidley-ClevengerSiblings: 2 brothers– parents divorced before 1920Uncle: S/Sgt. Pearlie L. ClevengerHome:– 1930 – Township 134, Crow Wing, Minnesota– 1940 – Brainerd, MinnesotaMarried: Norma L. DinsdaleChildren: 1 son– his son was born while he was a POWEnlisted: Minnesota National GuardInducted:– U. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 194th – A Co., 194th Tank Battalion
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