Roster: Osaka #5

McCarter
192nd - A Co.

McCarter, Pvt. Emerson M.

Pvt. Emerson Maytubby McCarter was a Native American and a member of the Chickasaw Nation. He was born on June 19, 1918, in Jefferson Township, Coal County, Oklahoma, to Andrew L. McCarter & Matilda Maytubby-McCarter. He was the youngest of

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MarcusLawson1
192nd - D Co.

Lawson, Sgt. Marcus A.

Sgt. Marcus Arnold Lawson was from Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and born on March 4, 1922, to Raymond A. Lawson and Margaret Newby-Lawson. With his brother and three sisters, he grew up at 155 South Depot Street, Burgin, Kentucky.

Marcus joined the

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French_M1
192nd - D Co.

French, Sgt. Morgan R.

Sgt. Morgan R. French was born on August 21, 1919, in Boyle County to Clifton & Mary Alice Smith-French. He had two brothers and six sisters. He joined the Kentucky National Guard in 1937 to, in his own words, “get

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Sparrow William
192nd - D Co.

Sparrow, Sgt. William D. Jr.

Sgt. William D. Sparrow Jr. was the third of the four children of Gertrude Howser-Sparrow and Dr. William D. Sparrow Sr. He was born on May 20, 1915, in Boyle County, Kentucky, and lived on Main Street in Burgin, Kentucky.

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Dorseyl
192nd - A Co.

Dorsey, Cpl. Leo H.

Cpl. Leo H. Dorsey was born May 11, 1919, to Hubert and Stella Dorsey of Syracuse, New York. At some point, the family moved to Janesville, Wisconsin, where he lived, with his three brothers and two sisters, at 639 Chestnut

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arnold
192nd - D Co.

Arnold, Pvt. William L.

Pvt. William L. Arnold was born on May 4, 1917, in Fishtail, Montana, to William C. Arnold and Margaret B. Haugan-Arnold. He was the oldest of the couple’s six sons and four daughters and grew up on Rosebud River Ranch.

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192nd - HQ Co.

Whitney, Pvt. Earl W.

Pvt. Earl Winnifred Whitney was born on February 16, 1918, in Grandfield, Oklahoma, to Tyra A. Whitney and Francis Lettisha-Whitney. With his sister and brother, he grew up in Bryan and Walters, Oklahoma. He worked as a cook to support

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