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Men & Women of W. W. II.

Van Zandt County, Texas

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MALLORY, Jack, Jr., A/S

Son of Mrs. C. W. Mallory; entered Navy, trained at Long Beach. CA.

MALONE, Adell F., S/Sgt.

Son of Mrs, Emma Malone; entered Army Air Corps in 1942, trained at Sheppard Field, TX, Sale Lake City, UT. Served in Italy. Awarded EAME, eight Bronze Stars, Dist Unit Badge, & OLC. Discharged in 1945.

MALONE, Clyde R., Cpl.

Son of J. F. Malone; entered Army Air Corps. in August 1942, trained at Sheppard Field and Kelly Field, Texas. Served on Saipan.

Malone, Herman A. T/Sgt.

Son of J. F. Malone. Entered Army in June, 1941, trained at Camp Polk, LA, Rice, CA and Indiantown Gap, PA. Served in Normandy, France, Belgium Bulge. Awarded Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Pres. Citation and ETO Ribbon. Discharged.

MANGUM, Glen, S 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mangum; entered Navy in 1942, trained in San Diego, CA. Served in the Pacific, Atlantic & Mediterranean. Awarded ATO Ribbon, ETO, EAME, one Star & Victory Medal. Discharged, 1945.

MANGUM, Lloyd, T/5

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mangum; entered Army, October, 1941, trained at Ft. Sill, OK. Served on Leyte, Okinawa, Hawaii, Kwajelein, Saipan & Tinian. Discharged, 1945; awarded FM Ribbon, five Stars, Victory Medal, seven Overseas Servece Bars & one Stripe. Discharged, 1945.

MANN, Martin F., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Mann; entered Marine Air Corps, 1943, trained in San Diego, Santa Barbara and Santa Ana, CA. Served in New Guinea & Philippines.

MANN, Truman M., USNR Lt.

Son of Maude Mann, Van, husband of the former Edythe Rockenbough, Edgewood, graduated from NTSTC, Denton. Awarded AT, AP with three Stars, Philippine Liveration with one Star and Victory Medal.

MANNING, Dyde, Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Dyde Manning, Wills Point; entered Army April, 1943, trained at Ft. Sill & Stillwater OK, & Bethlehem, PA. Served in England, France, Belgium & Germany. Awarded ETO Ribbon, three Battle Stars, ATO, Victory Medal.

MANNING, Henry T., 1st. Lt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Tyke Manning; entered Air Corps September, 1943, commissioned, 1944 at Ellington Field, TX. Served on Guam. Awarded Air Medal & Bronze Star. Wife the former Maxine Spradling.

MARETT, Cue L., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Marett, Grand Saline; entered the Army 1943, trained; served in England & Belgium. Awarded Good Conduct Medal, ETO Ribbon & one Star. Discharged 1945

MARION, Aulton B.; Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Marion. Entered Army in February 1942, trained at Camp Hulen. Wife, the former Clearcy Knight. Served in France, Belgium and Germany.

MARION, Clarence I.; Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Marion, husband of the former Edna Foreman, attended Edgewood School. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Aster, and Ft. Dix. Served in England, France, Belgium, and awarded ETO Ribbon, four Stars.

MARION, Cloid A.; Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Marion. Entered Air Corps September 1945, trained at Sheppard Field, Texas.

 

MARION, Nathel S., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Marion; entere Army January, 1945, trained at Ft. Sill, OK. Served in Japan.

MARSHALL, Bruce, M/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Marshall, Canton, graduated from NTSTC, Denton. Entered Army W. W. I as Warrant Officer, & W. W. II Master Sergeant.

MARTIN, Bertis E., Pfc.

Son of Mrs. Evelyn Martin, Ben Wheeler, husband of former Mary Forestiere, Fresno, CA, attended Van H.S. Entered Army Air Forces in 1942, trained in Miami Beach, FL. Served in ET. Awarded ET Ribbon & one Battle Star.

MARTIN, Carl M., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Martin, Wills Point; entered Air Corps in 1942, trained at Tarrant Field, TX. Wife the former Verline Driggers. Served in Hawaii. Awarded AP Ribbon.

MARTIN, forest C., S 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Rube Martin, Moor, attended Canton H.S. Entered Navy in 1942, trained at Great Lakes, IL. Served in Atlantic, So. Pacific. Awarded Bronze Stars.

MARTIN, Harold L., Sgt.

Son of Mrs. Lanie Martin; entered Air Corps in 1941, trained in Tucson, AZ. Wife, the former Lois Van Atta. Served in Alaska & the Aleutians. Discharged in 1945. Awarded AP Ribbon & two Stars.

MARTIN, Neal, S/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Martin; entered Army in 1933, three years in Philippines. Reenlisted in 1940, served in England, France, Luxembourg, & Germany. Awarded Bronze Star, Pre-Pearl Harbor & PTO Ribbons.

MARTIN, Robert E., S 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Martin; entered Seabees, trained in San Diego & Camp Parks, CA. Wife the former Charlotte Ruth Tull. Served in Alaska. Navy Commendation.

MARTIN, Shelton R., Pfc.

Son of Mrs. Lanie Martin; entered Army 1943, trained at Camp Claiborne, LA. Served in England, France & Luxembourg. Awarded ETO Ribbon, 3 Battle Stars. Discharged Oct., 1945.

MARTIN, Verlon D., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Martin, graduated from Van H.S. Entered Air Corps, 1941, trained at Sheppard Field, Wichita Falls, TX. Ft. Worth, TX. Served in Labrador & Azores. Awarded Good Conduct, AT & ET Medals, Discharged, 1945.

MARTIN, Vernon B., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Martin, Ben Wheeler, graduated from Van H.S. Entered Air Corps, 1942, trained at STC, Greeley, CO and San Bernadino, CA. Served in the British Isles. Awarded Good Conduct & European Ribbon.

MARVIN, Billy J.

Son of the late J. A. Martin, Phalba, graduated from Canton H.S. Entered Merchant Marines, 1944, trained at Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY. Served in the Atlantic.

MARVIN, James W., WT 2/c

Son of the late J. A. Marvin, Phalba, attended Canton H.S. Entered Navy, 1941, trained in San Diego, CA. Served in the Pacific.

MARVIN, Noel A., PO 1/c

Of Martins Mill, husband of the former Bertha Daniel of Martins Mill, attended ETSTC, Commerce, TX. Entered Navy Reserve, October, 1941, trained in San Diego, CA & Norman, OK Served on Saipan.

MASSEY, Bobbie E., S/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Massey; entered Air Corps, 1942, trained at Chatham Field, GA. Served in Italy. Discharged, 1945.

MASSEY, Hulan L., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. David A. Nunn, Van; entered Marines, 1942, trained & served in New Zealand, Australia, Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima & Kyushu. Awarded Purple Heart & Silver Star.

MASSEY, Howard W., CMM

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Massey; entered Navy Seabees, 1942, trained at Davisville, RI. Served on Okinawa & the Aleutians.

MASSEY, John W.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Massey, Phalba; entered Merchant Marines, 1944, trained at St. Petersburg, FL. Served in the Atlantic. (No Photo Available at this time)

MASSEY, Troyce, Pfc.

Brother of C. E. Goss; entered Army 1942, trained at Camp Wolters & Camp Roberts, CA. Served in Alaska, Aleutians, France, Belgium & Germany. Discharged, 1945.

MATTHEWS, Earl B., BKR 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Matthews, husband of the former Madelyn Stroud, attended Van and Colfax Schools. Entered Seabees, 1943, trained at Camp Peary, VA, Camp Endicott, RI. Served in the Philippines, New Guinea, Guadalcanal, Villa & Bougainville. Awarded Pacific Theater Ribbon, four Battle Stars. Discharged, 1945.

MATTHEWS, Ernest B., T/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Matthews, attended Van School. Entered Army in 1943, trained at Camp Pickett, VA. Served in France, Belgium & Germany. Awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Cluster. Wounded in Germany 1945.

MATTHEWS , Floyd T., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo., T. Matthews, Colfax, husband of former Tommie Bailey, Van. Entered Air Corps in 1943, served on Saipan & Guam. Awarded Unit Citation & one Bronze Star, Battle Star.

MATTHEWS, Gordon H., S/Sgt.

Son of E. B. Matthews, husband of former Julia Faye Smith, Dallas, attended Van and Colfax Schools. Entered Army in 1942, trained at Camp Callan & Camp Cook, CA. Served in New Leyte, Mindanao. Awarded four Stars & PT.

MATTHEWS, Homer D., T/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. b. Matthews, Colfax, attended Van H.S. Entered Air Corps in 1943, trained at Sheppard Field, Keesler Field, MS & Monthan Field, AZ. Served in Italy. Awarded Air Medal, four OLCS, five Battle Stars, Unit Citation. Discharged 1945.

MATTINGLY, Norman A., T/5

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Mattingly. Entered Army in 1944, wife, the former Mary Sutton. Trained at Ft. Knox, KY.

MAYBERRY, A. C. S 2/c

Son of J. H. Mayberry, Canton, husband of former Billie Louise Sanders, Canton, graduated from Canton H.S. Entered Navy in 1944, trained at San Dieto, CA. Served in the Aleutians, Pearl Harbor, Russia & Japan.

MAYBERRY, Paul O., 1st. Lt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Mayberry; entered Army in 1941, trained at Camp Roberts, CA. Served in Italy & Farica. Killed in Plane Crash in Italy, 1944.

MAXEY, Clarence W., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Maxey; entered Army in 1945, trained at Ft. Sam Houston. Discharged August, 1945.

MAXFIELD, Dale L., AB

Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Maxfield, Grand Saline, husband of former Betty Jeanne Senters, St. Petersburt, FL. Graduated from Grand Saline H.S. and NTAC. Entered Marines in 1942, trained at St. Petersburg, FL, New Orleans, LA. Served in Panama, S. America, Hawaii, Wake, Marshalls, Eniwetok, Cuba, France, Philippines, Midway & Japan.

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