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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PFC Marvin Grover Harders Jr. Born: 1 October 1920 – Proviso Township, Cook County, Illinois Parents: Marvin G. Harders Sr. & Ethel Hagerlin-Harders Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers Hometown: – Berkley, Illinois Education: – Sunnyside Grade School – Proviso Township High School – Graduating Class: 1941 Inducted: – November 1942 – U.S. Army Serial Number: 36623823 Training: – Camp Marley – Camp Swift, Texas Unit: 405th Infantry Regiment, 102nd Infantry Division Overseas: – Sailed: […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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PFC Harold Henry Hardt Born:12 January 1925 – Bellwood, Illinois Parents: Fred Hardt & Julia Strang-Hardt Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother Hometown: – 500 South Twenty-Fourth Avenue – Bellwood, Illinois – Note: Harold was living in Michigan when he was inducted. Education: – Roosevelt School – Bellwood – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1944 – left before class graduated Occupation: metalsmith – Ford Motor Company Inducted: – […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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S/Sgt. Elmer Curtis HardyBorn: 9 January 1923 – Melrose Park, IllinoisParents: Harry J. Hardy & Antonie Adamik-Hardy Siblings: 2 brothers Hometown: – 1542 North Thirty-Sixth Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Grant Grade School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1941 Occupation: worked as a mechanic in a machine shopEnlisted:– 8 September 1942– U.S. Army Air CorpsSerial Number: 16081869Training:– Shepherd […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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FTO Robert Montilla Haverly Born: 2 July 1923 – Proviso Township, Cook County, Illinois Parents: William & Ruby Haverly Siblings: 1 sister Home: – 846 South Twenty-Fourth Avenue, Bellwood, Illinois Married Education: – Roosevelt School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1943 Occupation: machinist – Electro-Motive – LaGrange, Illinois Inducted: – U.S. Army Air Corps- September 1943 Serial Number: T&139174 Training: – Miami, Florida – Michigan State College – December […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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1st Sergeant Roger James Heilig was one of the three children of Oscar A. Helig and Viola Strenging-Heilig. He was born on March 8, 1921, in Oak Park, Illinois, and lived at 2116 South 16th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. He attended Roosevelt Grade School, in Broadview, and Proviso Township High School, where he was a […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines, Proviso Students Who Were Japanese POWs
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S/Sgt Warren A. Hildebrandt was the son of Cecil L. Hildebrandt and Marie Bergen-Hildebrandt and born on July 9, 1921, in Arizona. With his brother and sister, he was raised in Saginaw, Michigan, and later Maywood, Illinois. He attended Irving Grammar School and was a 1939 graduate of Proviso Township High School. While at Proviso […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines, Proviso Students Who Were Japanese POWs
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S2/c Kenneth Albert Hillmer Born: 13 July 1921 – Oak Park, Illinois Parents: Henry W. Hillmer & Hilda Kruse-Hillmer Siblings: 1 brother, 2 sisters Hometown: – 843 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, Illinois – his family moved from Addison, Illinois Education: – St. John’s Lutheran Grade School – Proviso Township High School – Graduating Class: 1940 Occupation: machinist – Amertorp Corporation Enlisted: – U.S. Navy – 1 September 1943 Training: – Elmhurst […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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PFC Andrew Norman Hilty Born: 28 May 1916 – Bellwood, Illinois Parents: Fred O. Hilty & Bertha Krause-Hilty – father died January 11, 1944 Siblings: 8 sisters, 4 brothers Home: – 326 North Twenty-fourth Avenue – Bellwood, Illinois Education: – Proviso Township High School – played basketball and football – left after three years – joined the Civilian Conservation Corps Occupation: millwright – American Can Company Married: – Wife: […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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S/Sgt. Leroy Otto Hinrichs Born: 8 June 1913 – Illinois Parents: Rudolph E. Hinrichs & Wilhelmina Brehmer-Hinrichs Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother Hometown: Maywood, Illinois Education: – Irving School, Maywood – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1931 – left before class graduated Employed: Sears Roebuck & Company Wife: Catherine Kiemel – 16 June 1934 – Forest Park, Illinois Children: 1 son Residence: 2134 South Sixteenth Avenue, Broadview, […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII
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2nd Lt. Arthur A. Holland was born on April 13, 1920, in Newark, New Jersey, to Joseph & Molly Holland. With his parents and two brothers, he lived in Maywood, Illinois, and later at 7436 West Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois. He attended Irving School and Proviso Township High School and graduated in 1937. At […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines, Proviso Students Who Were Japanese POWs
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