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Mitchell, Sgt. William B. Jr. 1 - Bataan Project
Born: 3 July 1914 – Cook County, IllinoisParents: Othelia E. Novak-Mitchell & William B. Mitchell Jr.Siblings: 5 brothers, 1 sisterHome: 1712 South 8th Avenue, Maywood, IllinoisEducation:– Garfield School– Proviso Township High School– left after three yearsOccupation: hatchery workerEnlisted:– 7 September 1938– U.S. ArmyTraining:– not knownUnit:– H Battery, 60th Coast ArtilleryOverseas Duty:– Philippine IslandsEngagements:– Battle of […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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S/Sgt. Orville Thomas Nelson Born: 20 August 1920 – Cicero, Illinois Parents: Thomas Nelson & Bessie Pender-Nelson Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Married: Gertrude NelsonHometown: – Forest Park, Illinois Education: – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1933 – left after junior year Enlisted: – Illinois National Guard – U.S. Army – 5 March 1941 Serial Number: 20607110 Training: – Camp Forrest, Tennessee – Sault Ste Marie, Michigan – soldiers guarded locks […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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Maj. John Baptiste Rago Born: 26 January 1902 – Cook County, Illinois Parents: Paolo Rago & Francisca Chairo-Rago Siblings: 2 Sisters Home: 914 North 16th Avenue, Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1920 – Loyola University Dental School Married: – Katherine Fry – 8 December 1933 Divorced: 1954 Children: 2 […]
Filed as: Enoshima Maru, Hell Ships, Hokusen Maru, Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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2nd Lt. David Ward St. Jean Born: 20 September 1922 Parents: Oscar E. St. Jean & Grace Ward-St. Jean Siblings: 1 sister Nickname: Ward Home: – 1809 South Ninth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois Education: – Garfield School – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1940 – The University of Chicago – left after two years Employed: Chicago Title and Trust Company Inducted: – February 1943 Serial Number: O&831010 Training: – Maxwell Army […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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T/Sgt. George Lee Wolf Born: 14 December 1915 – Chicago, Illinois Parents: Manford L. Wolf & Alma A. Bedard-Wolf Siblings: 3 sisters Home: – 1618 North Main Street – Melrose Park, Illinois Education: – Sacred Heart School – Melrose Park – Proviso Township High School – Class of 1936 Occupation: truck driver for a grocery chain Inducted: – U.S. Army – 18 April 1941 Serial Number: 36027110 Training: – Camp Grant […]
Filed as: Proviso Students, Proviso Students Who Died During WWII, Proviso Students Who Fought in the Philippines
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