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Madisonr
192nd - A Co.

Madison, Tec 4 Ralph A.

T/4 Ralph A. Madison was born in South Dakota on March 21, 1918, but he grew up in Monona, Iowa, with his two brothers and three sisters. He was the son of Ruel C. Madison Sr. & Anna Ehler-Madison. He

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17th Ordnance Company

Phelps, PFC John E.

PFC John Edward Phelps 
Born: 9 December 1918 – Coal Wood, West Virginia 
Parents: John D. Phelps and Mary Ann Reilly-Phelps 
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother 
Home: Wilsondale, West Virginia 
Occupation: unemployed
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
Contact: Margaret

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PierottiB1
192nd - HQ Co.

Pierotti, Cpl. Bruno J.

At this time, little is known about Cpl. Bruno J. Pierotti. It is known that he was the son of Colombo and Odetta Pierotti and was born on October 10, 1914. With his brother and two sisters, he was raised

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194th - HQ Co.

MacDonald, Pvt. Robert

At this time, little is known about Pvt. Robert MacDonald. It is known he was born in Saint Louis, Missouri, on July 13, 1917, and that at some point he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he worked at the

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Luther John
192nd - A Co.

Luther, Sgt. John P.

Sgt. John P. Luther was born on September 18, 1918, to Walter P. & Sebilla Luther in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but resided in Jefferson, Wisconsin, where he graduated from St. John the Baptist Catholic School. In 1934, the family moved to

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Luther Henry
192nd - A Co.

Luther, S/Sgt. Henry M.

S/Sgt. Henry M. Luther was one of the twin sons of Walter P. Luther & Sibylla Bennagalee-Luther born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on September 18, 1918, but lived in Jefferson, Wisconsin, where he graduated from St. John the Baptist Catholic School.

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Lustig M
192nd - A Co.

Lustig, PFC Maurice E.

PFC Maurice E. Lustig was born on June 13, 1920, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to Edmund & Ardena Lustig and raised at 719 North Harding Street. He attended Janesville schools and was a member of the 1939 graduating class of Janesville

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194th - HQ Co.

Long, Sgt. Hubert H.

Sgt. Hubert H. Long was born in Missouri in 1917. He lived in Buchanan County and married Vernelle, in 1940, and was the father of one son. The family resided at 920 Edmond Street in Saint Joseph, Missouri. At some

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Poweleit
192nd - MD

Poweleit, Capt. Alvin C., M. D.

Capt. Alvin Charles Poweleit, M. D. was born June 8, 1908, to August Poweleit and Caroline Yutze-Poweleit. His mother died and his father remarried. He had two sisters and one brother, a half-sister, and a half-brother. Alvin married, Loretta Catherine

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LemkeS
194th - A Co.

Lemke, Tec 4 Steve

T/4 Steve Lemke was born in 1912 and was the son of Adolph & Mary Lemke, who were immigrants from Poland. He was raised in Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota, and worked on the family’s farm. On April 14, 1941, he was

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Richardson_O
192nd - A Co.

Richardson, Pvt. Obie C.

Pvt. Obie Cloyce Richardson was born on December 28, 1915, in Quitman, Texas, to James H. Richardson & Elma May Johnston-Richardson. With his four sisters and four brothers, he grew up in Wood County, Texas, and was called “Cloyce” by

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RickmanH3
192nd - HQ Co.

Rickman, Pvt. Howard E.

Pvt. Howard Edward Rickman was from Washington County, Oklahoma, and was born on October 1, 1917, in Pineville, Missouri, and was the son of Emmet Rickman and Ida Maude Catlin-Rickman. It is known that he had seven brothers and two

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