Roster: Brazil Maru

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Brazil Maru

Beecher, Lt. Col. Curtis T.

Lt. Col. Curtis Thurston Beecher was born on October 28, 1897, in Chicago, Illinois, to Bryant L. Beecher and Grace Thurston-Beecher. His father worked in the composing room for the Chicago Daily News. With his five sisters, he was raised

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192nd - HQ Co.

Merrifield, 2nd Lt. Jacques V.

2nd Lt. Jacques Vaughan Merrifield was born in Amboy, Illinois, to the Rev. Roy and Mrs. Jeanette Merrifield on March 26, 1918. He was known as “Jack” or “PK”- which stood for “Preacher’s Kid” – to his friends. Jack,

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17th Ordnance Company

Moffett, 1st Sgt. Gerald L.

1st Sgt. Gerald Lee Moffett was born on April 19, 1910, to Frank Moffett and Inez Moffett in Green County, Indiana. He resided at 707 South Franklin Street in Bloomfield, Indiana, with his two brothers and a sister. It is

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Brazil Maru

Morley, Major John C.

Major John Coffinberry Morley was the oldest of five children born to Lieutenant Commander John Edward Morley and Nadine Morgan Coffinberry-Morley. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 6, 1904, and lived at 10819 Magnolia Avenue in Cleveland, where

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192nd - MD

Massey, S/Sgt. Howard I. Sr.

S/Sgt. Howard Ival Massey Sr. was born on January 3, 1911, in Farmersburg, Sullivan County, Indiana. He was the son of Albert and Gertrude Massey and was one of the couple’s four children. Howard married Margaret Gilmore in 1932 and

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192nd - B Co.

Martinez, Pvt. Camilo

Pvt. Camilo Martinez was born on July 18, 1918, in Jackson County, Texas, to Dubijeldo and Luisa Martinez. With his two sisters and two brothers, he grew up on the family farm in Gonzales County, Texas. He left school after

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MaGill
194th - C Co.

Magill, 2nd Lt. Lloyd H. Jr.

2nd Lt. Lloyd Harry Magill Jr. was born on February 24, 1918, to Lloyd H. Magill Sr. and Sara L. Bristol-Magill. With his sister, he grew up at 117 Northwest Oregon Avenue in Bend, Oregon. He was known as “Dago”

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Pettit, Maj. Robert C. Jr.

Maj. Robert Charles Pettit Jr. was born in 191 0 in Queens, New York, to Robert C. Pettit Sr. & Elizabeth Pettit. With his brother, he grew up at 41 Birch Street in Lynbrook, New York. He graduated from Saint

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192nd - D Co.

Preston, 2nd Lt. Everett R.

2nd Lt. Everett Rogers Preston was the son of William Preston and Josephine Auton-Preston. He was born on October 27, 1917, in Mercer County, Kentucky, and raised on Magoffin Street in Harrodsburg. He attended local schools and was a 1937

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Quinlen
194th - HQ Co.

Quinlen, Capt. Clinton D.

Capt. Clinton Dennis Quinlen was born on June 29, 1901, in Spooner, Washburn County, Wisconsin, to Irving Quinlen and Anna Dennis-Quinlen. He was the couple’s second-oldest child and had four sisters and a brother. The family remained in Wisconsin for

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192nd - HQ Co.

Revak, Capt. Joseph A.

Capt. Joseph Anthony Revak was born on June 15, 1907, in Beaumont, Texas, to John Revak and Annie Wassell-Revak. He grew up at 1510 Madison Avenue, with his three sisters and two brothers. After high school, Joseph attended Texas A&M

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192nd - MD

Reynolds, Cpl. John B.

Cpl. John Bird Reynolds was born on August 11, 1911, in Martin County, Kentucky, to William J. Reynolds and Rebecca Mayo-Reynolds. He was raised with his four sisters and three brothers in Floyd County, Kentucky. He was known as “Bud”

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