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Men & Women of W. W. II.

Van Zandt County, Texas

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McAFEE, Horace, Sgt.

Entered Service in 1941, trained & served in the South Pacific. Discharged in Dallas. Was in invasion of Gilberts, Guam and Saipan.

McCAFFITY, J. C., SP (V) 3/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl McCaffity; entered Navy, June, 1944, wife, the former Ruth Wells, trained in San Diego, & Oakland, CA.

McCLELLAN, Ernest L., Pvt.

Son of Mrs. Alma Appleton; entered Army January, 1945, trained at Ft. Sam Houston & Camp Fannin, TX.

McCLELLAN, Glenn A., Pfc.

Son of Mrs. Alma Appleton. Entered Army, June, 1943, trained at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO. Served in Europe, Rhineland & Normandy. Awarded EAME Bronze Star, one Bronze Arrowhead, Dist., Flying Badge, & Purple Heart.

McCLESKEY, Darrell A., SSMB 3/c

Son of Mrs. E. T. McCleskey, Ben Wheeler, husband of former Lucille Covington, Grand Saline; graduated from McLeon H.S. Entered Navy in 1944, trained in San Diego, CA. Served in Hawaii.

McCORD, Kenneth R., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmo McCord, Canton, graduated from Canton H.S. Entered Army Mounted Cavalry in 1945, trained at Ft. Riley, KS. Served in the occupation of Japan.

McCULLY, Gordon R., T/Sgt.

Son of S. O. McCully, Wills Point, husband of former Dorothy Page, Wills Point. Entered Army Air Corps in 1942, trained at Sheppard Field, TX, Santa Monica, CA, and Dalhart, TX. Served in England & Germany. Awarded Prison Medal, one OLJC & Good Conduct Medal.

McCURDY, Robert A., Jr., SK 3/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. McCurdy; entered Navy in 1944, trained in San Diego, CA. Served on North Island.

McCOLLOUGH, Vernon L., Pvt.

Son of Mrs. W. H. Copeland, Grand Saline, attended school in Grand Saline. Entered Air Corps, 1941, trained in California & Florida. Discharged in 1945.

McCOLLUM, John G., T/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. McCollum, husband of the former Muriel Rodgers, Grand Saline, attended school at Littlefield, TX. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Crowder, MO.

McCORMACK, H. Lawrence, Pvt.

Son of Mrs. Bessie McCormack, husband of ther former "Pud" Young, Grand Saline, attended Grand Saline Schools. Entered Army in 1942, trained at Camp Bowie, TX & Camp Shelby, MS. Served in New Guinea. Discharged August, 1944.

McCRACKEN, Otha, S/Sgt.

Son of Harry McCracken. Entered Army in 1940, trained at Camp Hulen & Camp Bowie, TX. Served in Normancy, Rhineland, Central Europe, North France & Ardennes. Awarded ETO Ribbon, five Battle Stars, discharged August, 1945. Wife the former Juanita Robus.

McDONALD, Cleo, Cpl.

Son of Fannie & Charlie Booker; entered Army in 1943, trained at Camp Kilmer, NJ. Served in Ireland, England, & France.

McDONALD, James P., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Press McDonald. Entered Army in 1943, trained at Camp Wolten & Oahu. Served in Hawaii, P hilippines & New Guinea. Awarded AP Combat Badge, two Stars, Phillipine Liberation Ribbon & Purple Heart; discharged in 1945.

McKAY, Johnnie A., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie M. McKay, Canton, husband of the former Marie Brown, graduated from Grand Saline H.S. Entered Army in 1944, trained at Camp Fannin & Camp Butner, NC. Ser ed in England, France & Germany. Awarded ET Ribbon & Bronze Star Medal.

McKENZIE, James C. (Stacy) T/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. N. J. McKenzie, Canton, graduated from Canton H.S.; attended Tyler Commercial College. Entered Air Corps, 1941, trained at Sheppard Field. Served in the States.

McKenzie, James R. Cpl

Son of Mr. and Mrs. N.J. McKenzie, Grand Saline, graduated from Van H.S. Entered the Army, 1943, trained at Camp Adair, OR, Ft. Sill, OK, and Ft. Leonard Wood, MO. Served in France, and Germany. Has Special Citation from Brig. General.

McKENZIE, Lennis D., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. N. J. McKenzie, Grand Saline, attended A & M. Entered Army May, 1945, trained at Camp Hood & Ft. Riley, KS.

McKIBBEN, Glen, C 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. B. C. McKibben, Van, graduated from Van H.S. Entered Merchant Marines, 1944, trained at Sheepshead Bay, NY. Served in France.

McKINNEY, Ballus D., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Lon McKinney, husband of the former Exa Wright, attended Alba Schools. Entered Army in 1942, trained at Camp Bowie, TX. Served in Africa, Italy, France & Germany. Discharged in 1945.

McKNIGHT, Randell B., T/Sgt.

Son of Mrs. Lillie McKnight; entered Army Infantry January, 1941, trained at Camp Bowie, TX. Served in Africa & France. Awarded ETO, three Battle Stars & Pre-Pearl Harbor.

McLEMORE, Max R., MM 3/c

Entered Navy in 1944, trained at Camp Peary, VA & Gulfport, MS. Served in S. Pacific, Luzon, Okinawa & Leyte.

McLEMORE, William D., Cpl.

Entered Air Force in 1940, trained in San Juan, Puerto Rico & Cuba. Served in Puerto Rico. Killed in plane crash, October, 1943.

McLEOD, James Stewart, Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. McLeod; entered Army in 1941, trained at Ft. Wood, MO & Ft. Warren, WY. Served in England, France, Belgium & Germany. Awarded AD, Bronze Star, EAME, five Battle Stars. Discharged October, 1945.

McLEOD, Robert Donald, Y 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. McLeod. Entered Navy August, 1944, trained at San Diego, CA. Wife, the former Ethel McCarthey.

 

McLEOD, Thomas Otis, Lt. Cmdr.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. McLeod; entered Navy in 1940, trained at USNR, Chicago. Served in S. Pacific. Awarded AD, ATO, AP, and four Stars. Discharged October, 1945.

McLAIN, Louis R., PHM 1/c

Son of Mrs. W. H. Roberson, husband of the former Billie Williams, Grand Saline, attended ETSTC. Entered Navy in 1942, trained in Corpus Christi, Clinton, OK, & Portsmouth, VA. Served in Atlantic & Pacific.

McLAURINE, Elgin L., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. Burch. Entered Air Corps in 1941, wife the former Mary Katherine Appleton, trained at Gown Field, ID. Served in England; discharged October, 1945. Awarded ETO Ribbon & six Battle Stars.

McLEAN, J. C., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Mclean; entered Air Corps, in 1942, trained in Venice, FL, & Georgia. Served in France, Germany, Belgium & Holland. Awarded ATO, EAME, Four Battle Stars, & Covtory Medal; discharged, November, 1945.

McMAKIN, Harold P., PO 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. McMakin, Grand Saline, graduated from Grand Saline School. Entered Navy 1943, trained at Camp Peary, VA. Served in the Marshalls, Ulithi, Carolinas, Saipan & Marcus Isles.

McMILLAN, Charles, Lt. (ig)

Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. McMillan, Edgewood, graduated from Edgewood H.S. and A&M College. Entered Navy Reserves, 1942, trained at Northwestern University of Chicago, Soloinon, MD, and Miami, FL. Served in the Atlantic & Pacific Theater. Awarded ETO Ribbon, ET Ribbon with Arrowhead & Pacific Ribbon.

McNORTON, Bennie W., EM 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. McNorton, graduated from Grand Saline H.S. Entered Navy in 1940, trained in San Diego, CA. Served in the Pacific. Awarded three Battle Stars.

McNORTON, Harmon F. (Red), Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. McNorton, Grand Saline, attended Grand Saline H.S. Entered Army in 1942, trained at Ft. Riley, KS. Served England, France, Germany & Normandy. Awarded Bronze Star & five Battle Stars.

McPHAIL, Leland E., Pfc.

Son of L. A. McPhail, Colfax, husband of former Winona Shinn, Canton, graduated from Van H.S. Entered Navy in 1942, trained at Danas, TX & Norfolk, VA. Served in North & South Pacific. Awarded Good Conduct, PT Ribbons, one Star.

McPHERSON, Eli J., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. McPherson; entered Army in 1942, trained at Camp Shelby, MS. Wife, the former Audie Gilmore. Served in New Guinea, North East Indies & Philippines.

McWILLIAMS, James A., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Aude McWilliams; entered Army in 1944, trained at Camp Fannin, TX. Served in France, England, Belgium & Germany. Awarded Purple Heart, EAME, 2 Bronze Stars.

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