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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Cox LeRoy Roger Worts Born: 17 January 1925 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: Patrick & Ruth Worts Siblings: 1 sister Home: – 522 South Harlem Avenue – Forest Park, Illinois Education: – Saint Bernadine Catholic School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1943 – left after sophomore year for Steinmetz High School, Chicago – returned following year Enlisted: – 31 December 1942 – U.S. Navy Service Number: 3008222 Training: – San […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Born: 28 April 1923 – Melrose Park, Illinois Parents: Nicholas D. Yomine & Josephine Ciancio-Yomine Siblings: 1 brother, 1 sister Hometown: – 161 North Twenty-Third Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Melrose Park Grade School – Proviso Township High School – Graduating Class: 1943 – played football and was on the swimming team – left school after one year Enlisted: – 13 November 1940 – Chicago, […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Capt. Martin Walter Young Born: 2 February 1920 – Chicago, IllinoisParents: Martin Young & Adaline Petera-YoungHome:– 2115 North Seventy-second Court – Elmwood Park, Illinois– lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1930Education:– Elmwood Park School– Proviso Township High School– Class of 1937– Illinois Institute of Technology– left after two yearsEnlisted:– 25 September 1941– inducted as an enlisted man– […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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Born: 31 October 1923 – Cicero, Illinois Parents: Peter Zablock & Charlotte Zaur-Zablock Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Home: – 246 South Thirteenth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois Education: – Saint Anthony Catholic School – Cicero, Illinois – Morton High School – Cicero, Illinois – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1942 Enlisted: – 31 March 1943 Serial Number: 36743081 Training: – Camp Polk, Louisiana – Mississippi – Fort Chaffee – […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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