Roster: Tottori Maru

192nd - B Co.

Pimperal, Pvt. John M.

Pvt. John Matthew Pimperal was born on March 13, 1919, in Chicago and lived at 5686 North Ridge Avenue and later at 620 West Surf Street. The Selective Service Act took effect on October 16, 1940, and he registered for

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194th - A Co.

Leininger, PFC Fred J. Jr.

PFC Fred J. Leininger Jr.
Born: 21 June 1917 – Morris, Minnesota
Parents: Fred J. Leninger Sr. & Katherine M. Buttell- Leininger
Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers
– 2421 Clinton Avenue South – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Occupation: roofer

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192nd - C Co.

LeGrow, PFC Silas B.

PFC Silas Benjamin LeGrow was born on August 12, 1918, in Bauline, Newfoundland, Canada, to Benjamin LeGrow & Mary Whalen-LeGrow. He was raised, with his brother, at 3512 Tacon Street in Tempa, Florida, where he attended school. While he was

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194th - C Co.

Lee, Sgt. Harold E.

Sgt Harold E. Lee was born on July 13, 1913, in Los Angeles, California, to Gary Lee & Anna Haughan-Lee. He resided at 263 Maple Street, Salinas, with his parents, sister, and brother. Harold attended Salinas Union High School and

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17th Ordnance Company

Rayhel, PFC Earl D.

PFC Earl Dean Rayhel 
Born: 24 September 1920 – West Union, Illinois 
Parents: John W. Rayhel & Grace Bell Griffin-Rayhel 
Siblings: 3 sisters, 6 brothers 
Hometown: West Union, Illinois 
– U. S. Army 
– 14 September 1940 – Fort

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192nd - A Co.

Rinehart, Pvt. Orvis L.

Pvt. Orvis Lyle Rinehart was born November 9, 1916, to Ray Rinehart & Grace Hoffmister-Rinehart in Camp Douglas, Wisconsin. With his brother, he was raised at 1416 South Osborne Avenue in Janesville, Wisconsin, and worked with his father and brother

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194th - HQ Co.

Ripley, Pvt. Joseph W.

Pvt. Joseph Wesley Ripley
Born: 8 April 1919 – Hurley, New Mexico
Parents: Orville & Lula Ripley
Siblings: 1 sister
– lived in Ranger, Texas
Home: 746 North 73rd Street – Seattle, Washington
Occupation: Boeing Airplane Company Plant #3 –

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192nd - B Co.

Kodaj, Pvt. Steve

Pvt. Steve Kodaj was born on April 3, 1917, to Michael Kodaj & Sophie Kleich-Kodaj in Chicago, Illinois. He was the oldest of three sons born to the couple. He was known as “Steve” to his family and friends. His

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194th - HQ Co.

Klein, Pvt. Clayton C.

Pvt. Clayton Cameron Klein 
Born: 17 November 1919 – Arkansas 
– the family moved to Oregon in 1930 
Parents: Otto P. Klein & Ethel McFarland-Klein 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother 
Home: 1604 Y Avenue – La Grande, Oregon 

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192nd - HQ Co.

Rowland, Sgt. John E.

Sgt. John Elliott Rowland was born on July 7, 1917, in Westerville, Ohio, to Hugh and Hazel Rowland. He was raised, just outside of Westerville at 7010 Cleveland Avenue, on a small farm. At that time, the town had a

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192nd - B Co.

Kindell, Sgt. William A.

Sgt. William Arthur Kindell was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on December 20, 1916, to Irwin Lee Kindell and Cecelia Danz-Kindell. He was the youngest of three boys and a member of an extended family that lived in both Maywood

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194th - A Co.

Samuelson, 1st Sgt. Walter H.

1st Sgt. Walter H. Samuelson
Born: 24 January 1904 -Brainerd, Minnesota 
Parents: Bernard A. Samuelson & Anna G. Abbott-Samuelson
Siblings: 3 sisters
Home: 521 South 9th Street, Brainerd, Minnesota
Occupation: Bricklayer
Married: Ellen Samuelson
– 2 children
Enlisted: Minessota National

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