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192nd - HQ Co.

Gibson, 1st Lt. Emmett F. [RB Test]

1st Lt. Emmett Francis Gibson was born on September 15, 1916, to Daniel and Frieda Gibson in Illinois. As a child, he and his brother grew up at 227 South 12th Avenue, Maywood, Illinois. Emmett attended grade school in Maywood

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Cause of Death

Busboom, PFC Milton W.

PFC Milton William Busboom
Born: 7 September 1919 – Chicago, Illinois
Parents: William H. Busboom and Caroline Niehoff-Busboom 
Siblings: 1 sister
– 1911 South Sixth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 
– Garfield Grade School 
– Proviso Township High School 

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Proviso Students

Koller, 2nd Lt. Henry J.

2nd Lt. Henry J. Koller was born on April 6, 1921, in Oak Park, Illinois, to Henry C. Koller and Anna Schneider-Koller. He was known as “Bud” to his family. With his two sisters, he grew up first in Oak

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Proviso Students

Babcock, S/Sgt. Arthur L.

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
– 615 North Eighth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois 
Education: Lincoln Grade School 

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Proviso Students

Justus, S/Sgt. Alexander Jr.

S/Sgt. Alexander Justus Jr.
Born: 16 February 1918 – Maywood, Illinois 
Parents: Alexander Justus Sr. & Lydia Schaefer-Justus 
Siblings: Younger sister, Mary, apparently died as a child
– 119 South Fourteenth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 
– St. Paul Lutheran

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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 Merrifield 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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192nd - HQ Co.

Moreland, Tec 5 Claude N.

T/5 Claude Newton Moreland was born on April  26, 1908, in Pacolet, South Carolina, to John N. Moreland and Margaret Tinsley-Moreland. With his two sisters, he lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina. On May 17, 1928, Claude married Louvina Jones, and

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192nd - B Co.

Morin, 2nd Lt. Benjamin R.

2nd Lt. Ben R. Morin was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, on August 15, 1920, to Benjamin and Josephine Morin. With his four sisters and four brothers, he lived at 1301 South 9th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. On October 15,

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192nd - MD

Mosiman, 1st. Lt. William D., M. D.

1st. Lt. William Dillon Mosiman, M. D., was the son of Edna Dillon-Mosiman and Levi Mosiman. He was born on May 5, 1913, and had two sisters and a brother. His father was the postmaster of Morton, Illinois, where William

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192nd - HQ Co.

McArthur, T/Sgt. Albert C. Jr.

T/Sgt. Albert Cox McArthur Jr. was born on April 28, 1919, to Albert C. McArthur Sr. and Catherine Dickinson-McArthur in Chicago. With his two sisters, he lived at 310 South Villa Avenue in Villa Park, Illinois, and was known as

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192nd - B Co.

Massimino, Cpl. John L.

Cpl. John Louis Massimino was born July 8, 1915, in Akron, Ohio, and was the son of Frank and Mary Massimino. His family moved to Illinois where he lived at 640 Harrison Street in Oak Park, with his sister and

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