Proviso Graduates, Former Students, and Staff Who Died During World War II

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The Flag Represented the Number of Graduates, Former Students, and Faculty/Staff Members Who Served in the Armed Forces in WWII.
The top number indicated the number who had died while the bottom number indicated the number who served in the Armed Forces.

*It should be noted that the actual number of former students of Proviso Township High School who died in WWII is actually 194. In addition, one former staff member died in the war. The number who served was actually 4,780.

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Lentine
PFC Joseph F. Lentine Born: 23 November 1915 – Pittston, Pennsylvania Parents: Frank & Angela Lentine Siblings: 5 brothers, 1 sister Home: – 7438 Franklin Street – Forest Park, Illinois – moved to Illinois in 1927 Education: – Field-Stevenson School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1935 – left before graduating Occupation: driver’s helper – American Vault Works Inducted: – U.S. Army – 24 March 1941  Serial Number: 36012063 Training: – […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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Pvt. Andrew Joseph Leo Born: 15 November 1919 – Melrose Park, Illinois Parents: Carl Leo & Josephine Militello-Leo Siblings: 1 brother Home: – 1406 North Twentieth Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Stevenson School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1937 Wife: Ida Orfei-Leo Children: 1 daughter Occupation: Branch manager – Chicago Herald American Inducted: – U.S. Army Serial Number: 36397419 Training: – Unknown Unit: 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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2nd Lt. Robert William Lilley Born: 21 June 1922 – Illinois Parents: William & Myrtle Lilley Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother Home: – 1837 South Thirteenth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois Education: – St. Eulalia Grade School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1941 Occupation: – Welder – Chicago Metal Hose Company – Maywood, Illinois Inducted: – U.S. Army Reserve – 22 July 1942 – U.S. Army Air Corps – […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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T/5 Fred William Lovering Jr. was born July 16, 1918, in Oak Park, Illinois, to Frederick W. Lovering Sr., & Francis M. Kruchow-Lovering and was one of the couple’s four children. As a child, he grew up at 330 South 22nd Street in Bellwood, Illinois. When he was eleven, his father died leaving his mother […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Lt. (jg) Edward A. Luttringhaus Born: 10 October 1910 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: Walter Luttringhaus & Philippine J. Zagorniak-Luttringhaus Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Home: – 872 South Fifteenth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois Education: – Irving School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1928 – DePaul University – Bachelors Degree – 1936 – Northwestern University Occupation: Assistant Sales Manager – Aluminum Products Company – LaGrange, Illinois Enlisted: – March […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Pvt. Albert Joseph Maczulaitis Born: 15 April 1925 – Melrose Park, Illinois Parents: Joseph Maczulaitis & Vincenta Samarakas-Maczulaitis Siblings: 1 brother Home: – 1515 North Sixteenth Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1943 Enlisted: – 28 June 1943 Serial Number: 36753628 Training: – Camp Callan, California – trained there for nearly two years – anti-aircraft unit – Ontario, California – Camp Bowie, Texas Unit: – […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
Madsen1
S/Sgt. James P. Madsen Jr. Born: 4 September 1924 – Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois Parents: James P. Madsen Sr. & Helen Madsen Siblings: 1 sister Home: – 1730 North Seventy-Ninth Avenue – Elmwood Park, Illinois Education: – Concordia High School, River Forest, Illinois – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1944 – left before class graduated – 29 May 1942 Occupation: cook Wife: Thelma E. […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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PFC Robert Berger Magnesen Born:29 November 1919 – Maywood, Illinois Parents: Berger Magnesen & Harriet Bauman-Magnesen Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Home: – 812 South Sixth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois Education: – Emerson School – Proviso Township High School – Graduation Class: 1937 Occupation: Campbell Soup Company Inducted: – U.S. Army – 18 October 1941 Serial Number: 36302966 Training: – Camp Walters, Mineral Wells, Texas Unit: 165 Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division Engagements: – […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
MahrW
S/Sgt. Walter John Mahr was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on March 5, 1922, and was the son of Conrad Mahr & Anna Miller-Mahr. With his two brothers and two sisters, he lived at 408 South 13th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. He attended St. Paul Lutheran Grade School in Melrose Park, Illinois, and Proviso Township […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
Manfredi, S/Sgt. Samuel M. 7 - Bataan Project
S/Sgt. Samuel Michael Manfredi Born: 1921 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Parents: Nicholas & Angeline Manfredi Siblings: 6 sisters, 2 brothers Home: – 1110 North Nineteenth Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Melrose Park School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1939 – left before class graduated Enlisted: – UnknownSerial Number: 36615401 Training: – Colorado – trained as a gunner Unit: – 371st Bomb Squadron, 307th Bombardment Group (Heavy), 13th Air […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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