Roster: Maywood

BashlebenJamesP
192nd - B Co.

Bashleben, Sgt. James P.

On December 20, 1917, James Philip Bashleben was born to Kuno Bashleben & Frances Boening-Bashleben. When he was ten, his mother passed away on May 2, 1928. After her death, he and his father lived with his grandmother at 3248

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VonBergen_Willard
192nd - B Co.

Von Bergen, Sgt. Willard W.

Sgt. Willard W. Von Bergen was born on October 8, 1920, to Henry and Minnie Von Bergen. With his brother, sister, and half-sister, he was raised in Park Ridge, Illinois, at 1939 West Oakton Street. His father passed away in

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BardowskiZenon1
192nd - B Co.

Bardowski, Sgt. Zenon R.

Sgt. Zenon Roland Bardowski on October 17, 1914, in Gary, Indiana, to Zenon N. Bardowski & Caroline Lena Kostur-Bardowski. He grew up at 1601 Jackson Street in Gary, Indiana, and was a 1932 graduate of Froebel High School in Gary.

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WatsonLester
192nd - HQ Co.

Watson, Pvt. Lester O.

At this time, very little is known about Pvt. Lester Owen Watson. What is known is that he was born on June 26, 1916, to Harold and Minnie Watson, in Missouri, and the family would later live in Jennings, Kansas,

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BainbridgeJ
192nd - B Co.

Bainbridge, Sgt. James A. Jr.

Sgt. James Arthur Bainbridge Jr. was born on July 20, 1918, to James A. Bainbridge Sr. & Maude Floor-Bainbridge. With his brother, Jack, he grew up at 910 South 9th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. He attended Emerson Grade School and

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wepsiec
192nd - B Co.

Wepsiec, Pvt. Mike S.

Pvt. Mike Stanley Wepsiec was born to Casmir and Catherine Wepsiec on August 7, 1915. His parents were Polish immigrants. He grew up in Chicago, with his four sisters and two brothers, and was raised at 2347 South Homan Avenue.

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Armato3
192nd - HQ Co.

Armato, Sgt. Richard C.

S/Sgt. Richard C. Armato was the son of Italian immigrants and was born on January 15, 1912, to Antonia Gigante-Armato and Dominick Armato. He grew up in Melrose Park, Illinois, with his sister and brother. With friends, he joined the

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TheodoreFWickord
192nd - HQ Co.

Wickord, Lt. Col. Theodore F.

Lt. Col. Theodore Francis Wickord was born on August 2, 1907, in Chicago, to Peter H. Wickord & Julia Nevecerel-Wickord. He married Marie Falisiewicz and with his wife lived at 1839 South 7th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. The couple became

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WingerEdwardG
192nd - B Co.

Winger, 2nd Lt. Edward G.

2nd Lt. Edward Garfield Winger was born February 4, 1921, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to Bernhardt Winger & Grace Wilber-Winger.  In 1924, his mother filed for and divorced his father who had moved to California.  It is known that his

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