Sgt. Owen Leonard Sandmire was born on October 24, 1918, to Leonard Sandmire and Bessie Kellogg-Sandmire in Viola, Wisconsin, and was the fourth child of eight children. “Sandy” as he was called by his friends, grew up first in Reedsburg,
PFC George R. Hadley Born: 5 November 1902 – Illinois Parents: Richard D. Hadley and Mary E. McDaugal-Hadley Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother Hometown: Sunbury Township, Livingston County, Illinois – living in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1940 Education: 8th Grade
Sgt. Emil S. Morello was born on May 8, 1907, in Gardane, France. His nickname was “Frenchie.” He was the oldest of two sons born to Jean B. & Vittoria Morel-Morello. His family lived in Watsonville, California. In 1930, Emil
Cpl. William Lee Mattson Born: 31 July 1922 – Minnesota Parents: Lee A. Mattson and Jennie E. Santapakka-Mattson Siblings: 1 sister Home: 402 Fourteenth Street Southeast – Brainerd, Minnesota Enlisted: Minnesota National Guard – he wanted to fulfill his military
Pvt. Edward Francis Martel was the son of William and Bina Martel. He was born on February 2, 1919, and grew up at 87 Mall Street in Lynn, Massachusetts. Ed attended St. Jean Baptist Catholic School and Breed Junior High
Cpl. Raymond John Peoples Jr. was born in San Jose, California, on June 13, 1917. He was the son of Raymond J. Peoples Sr. and Ellen Mills-Peoples and was the oldest of the couple’s two sons. Sometime during the 1920s,
Born: 28 May 1921 – Saint Joseph, Missouri Parents: James Knapp and Wilda Courtin-Knapp Siblings: 3 brothers Home: 2715 Delaware Street – Saint Joseph, Missouri Occupation: grocery store clerk Nickname: Frank Enlisted: – Missouri National Guard Inducted: – U. S.
Pvt. Lewis Raymond Kirby was born July 13, 1921, in Big Chimney, West Virginia, to James Kirby and Lula Darlington-Kirby in Gallipolis, Ohio. The family resided at 108 Third Ave in Gallipolis. He registered for the draft on November 13,
Pvt. Saul Rubenstein Born: 27 October 1919 – New York Parents: Irving Rubenstein and Sarah Tannenbaum-Rubenstein Home: Davenport, California – grew up in Brooklyn and New York City, New York Education: 2 years of high school Inducted: – U. S.
Cpl. Jack Allen Kilgren Born: 23 January 1918 – Sagola, Michigan Parents: Peter Kilgren and Ethel LaCourt-Kilgren – father died – mother married Ernest Fisher Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother Home: Sagola Township, Dickinson County, Michigan Occupation: Northern Saw Mill
Sgt. Lawrence John Jordan was born in Butte, Montana, on August 10, 1919, the second of three children born to Anthony and Agnes Jordan. His family moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he lived at 2038 West Cullom Avenue and graduated
Pvt. Shelby Johnson Born: 11 November 1923 – Grayson County, Kentucky Parents: Henderson and Bertha Johnson Home: 701 Colorado Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky Enlisted: – U.S. Army – 6 January 1941 – Louisville, Kentucky – lied about his age to get
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