Menu

Roster: Melbourne Maru

Default Headshot
Provisional Tank Group

Martinez, Pvt. Camilo

Pvt. Camilo Martinez was born on July 18, 1918, in Jackson County, Texas, to Dubijeldo & Luisa Martinez. With his two sisters and two brothers,

Read More »
Nevarez
Provisional Tank Group

Nevarez, Pvt. Manuel G.

Pvt. Manuel Gutierrez NevarezBorn: 12 May 1918 – Mexico– Arrived in the United States – 1920Parents: Alfredo & Alexandra NevarezSiblings: 5 sisters, 1 brotherHome: Williams

Read More »
Oliverg
Provisional Tank Group

Oliver, Cpl. Glenn S.

Cpl. Glenn Stuart Oliver was born on April 28, 1919, in Minnesota. He was the son of Stuart & Erma Stewart-Oliver. With his two sisters,

Read More »
PeckH
Provisional Tank Group

Peck, PFC Henry G.

PFC Henry Guy Peck was the son of Charley & Lucy Peck. He was born on January 1, 1921, in South Dakota and had three sisters

Read More »
Default Headshot
Provisional Tank Group

Kester, S/Sgt. Basil B.

S/Sgt. Basil Blake KesterBorn: 16 November 1924 – Wyoming, West VirginiaParents: Otis C. Kester & Bertha Marie Harmon-KesterSiblings: 2 brothers, 1 sisterHome: Wyco, Wyoming County,

Read More »
HicksT
Provisional Tank Group

Hicks, Cpl. Thomas J.

Cpl. Thomas Jefferson Hicks was born in Elkins, West Virginia, on April 13, 1918, to Albert J. Hicks & Mattie Barlow-Hicks. He had three sisters

Read More »
Schmidt_Emil_edited
Provisional Tank Group

Schmidt, Pvt. Emil O.

Pvt. Emil Otto Schmidt was born on September 14, 1915, in Illinois to Otto & Shirley Schmidt and was the third oldest of the couple’s

Read More »
Default Headshot
Provisional Tank Group

Gravitt, Pvt. Lyle R.

Pvt. Lyle Robert GravittBorn: 19 December 1919 – Ames, IowaParents: Joseph B. Gravitt & Letha M. Bates-Gravitt– step-father: James M. SmithSiblings: 3 sisters, 1 brother,

Read More »
Sigalacharles
Provisional Tank Group

Sigala, Pvt. Charles R.

Pvt. Charles R. Sigala Born: 5 July 1916 – Castroville, CaliforniaParents: Macario Sigala & Margarita Cobos-SigalaNickname: Rafy Hometown: Castroville, California Enlisted: California National Guard – 1932 –

Read More »
Fusselmanc
Provisional Tank Group

Fusselman, Pvt. Clifford W.

Pvt. Clifford Wayne Fusselman was born on May 19, 1919, in Copan, Washington County, Oklahoma, to Clifford R. Fusselman and Dona V. Price-Fusselman. With his

Read More »
Dravog
Provisional Tank Group

Dravo, Cpl. George E.

Cpl. George Emery Dravo was born on June 6, 1920, in Chicago Ridge, Illinois, to Eugene Dravo & Catherine Kreton-Dravo. The family moved to Maywood,

Read More »