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S/Sgt. Louis James Aiani Jr.Born: 22 March 1923 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: Louis J. Aiani Sr., & Susan Vacca-Aiani Siblings: 4 brothers, 1 sister Hometown: Elmwood Park, Illinois Education: – John Mills School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1941 Occupation: – Employed by Schwinn Bicycle Company – Chicago, Illinois Inducted: – 28 October 1942 – U. S. Army Air Corps Serial Number: 16145097 Training: – Camp Grant, […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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S/Sgt. Arthur Lee Babcock  Born: 9 December 1921 – Alameda, California  Parents: William H. Babcock & Bird Brown-Babcock  Siblings: Sgt. William B. Babcock, Vera, Kenneth, Albert Hometown:  – 615 North Eighth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois  Education: Lincoln Grade School  – Proviso Township High School  Class of 1939  Inducted:  – 3 July 1942 – Chicago, Illinois  […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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Lt.Col. Curtis Thurston Beecher was born on October 28, 1897, in Chicago, Illinois, to Bryant L. Beecher and Grace Thurston-Beecher. With his five sisters, he was raised at 1619 South 8th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois, attended local schools, and graduated from Proviso Township High School in 1915. On April 27, 1917, Curtis enlisted in the […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
Clinkenbeard, Pvt. Jerome S. 3 - Bataan Project
Pvt. Jerome Stirling Clinkenbeard Born: 21 August 1925 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: John S. Clinkenbeard & Johannah Begley-Clinkenbeard Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers  Home: – 7719 West Grand Avenue, Elmwood Park, Illinois Education: – Schurz High School – Chicago, Illinois – Proviso Township High School – Maywood, Illinois – his family moved to California Residence: 5744 South Wilton Place, Los Angeles, California Occupation: machine shop worker Inducted: – […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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Sgt. Richard Bernard Cronin Born: 24 May 1918 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: Roy Cronin & Madeline Gaffney-Cronin Home: – 2102 South Tenth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois Education: – Garfield School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1937 – varsity basketball team captain – all-state team Wife: – Betty Hunter-Cronin Son: – Michael Residence: 1012 South Greenwood Avenue – Maywood, Illinois Occupation: Campbell Soup Company Inducted: – May 1944 – U. S. Army Serial […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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S1/c Donald William GarrisonBorn: 14 July 1925 – Cook County, IllinoisParents: Edward W. & Antoinette M. GarrisonSiblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothersHome:– 2655 North Seventy-Second Court – Elmwood Park, IllinoisEducation:– John Mills Middle School– Proviso Township High School– Graduating Class: 1945– left school after one yearEnlisted:– United States Naval Reserve– 21 April 1943 – Chicago, IllinoisRank: […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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S/Sgt. John Samuel Justus Born: 17 December 1917 – Bellwood, Illinois Parents: Fred Justus & Sophia Thierbach-Justus Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers Home: – 2614 Glos Street – Bellwood, Illinois Education: – Roosevelt School, Bellwood – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1936  Occupation: Jefferson Electric Company Inducted: – 15 May 1942 – U. S. Army Serial Number: 36339260 Training: – Fort Ord, Califonia Unit: Company B, 169th Infantry Regiment, 43rd […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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
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
McGrath, Sgt. Harry E. Jr. 9 - Bataan Project
Sgt. Harry E. McGrath Jr. Born: 1920 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Harry E. McGrath Sr. Home: 815 North 15th Avenue, Melrose Park, Illinois. Education: Class of 1938 – Proviso Township High School Wife: Annette Residence: 4207 West Hirsch Street, Chicago, Illinois Inducted: Not Known – U.S. Army Air Corps – Training: machine-gunner – Army Serial Number: 36686684 Unit: 500th Bomb Group, 73rd Bomb Wing Plane: Z-31 – Top […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines, Proviso Students Who Were Japanese POWs
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