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Men & Women of W. W. II.

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WADE, Daniel K.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Wade; entered Army in 1944, trained at Ft. Riley, KS. Served in the Pacific, Leyte, & Luzon. Awarded Combat Inf. Badge, Philippine Lib. with two Stars, APTO Ribbon with two Stars. (Photo unavailable at this time)

WADE. J. A. MOMM 3/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Sol Wae; entered Navy September, 1942, trained in San Diego. Served on Guam, Saipan, & Guadalcanal.

WADE, Odis L., Pvt.

Son of Nat W. Wade, Dallas; entered Army March, 1945, trained at Camp Fannin. Served in Japan.

WAGES, CLAYTON D. Pfc

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Wages, Canton, attended school at Wallace. Entered the Army in July, 1942, trained at Camp Callan, CA; served in Australia, New Guinea. Awarded two Bronze Stars.

WAGES, Morris L., PHM 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A. Wages, Canton; entered Navy in 1942, trained in San Diego, CA & Portsmouth, VA. Served in the South Pacific.

WAGES, Orland

Entered service November, 1940, trained at Ft. Bliss, El Paso, TX. Served in England, North Africa, Sicily & Italy. Awarded three Bronze Stars.

WAGGONER, Virgil M., SK

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Granville Waggoner, deceased; entered Navy February, 1944, trained in San Diego, Ca. Served in Pearl Harbor.

WALLACE, Elyn, Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Romie Wallace, Martins Mill; entered Army November, 1942, trained at Camp Wallace, TX & Camp Stewart, GA. Served in South Pacific. Awarded Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, & two Battle Stars. Wounded in 1943.

WALLACE, Herbert W., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Romie Wallace; entered Army in 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, TX & Camp Edwards, MA. Served in Africa, Sicily, Italy, France; wounded in 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Pres. Citation, five Battle Stars, & one Bronze Star.

WALLACE, Truett E., S 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Romie Wallace, Martins Mill; entered Coast Guard in 1942. Served in South Pacific.

WALTERS, Carroll, Jr., S 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Walters; Canton; entered Navy April, 1944, trained in San Diego. Served on Iwo Jima, Okinawa & Oshima. Awarded APO, American Campaign Ribbon & two Battle Stars.

WALTERS, Jerry W., SP (PS) 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Walters, Colfax; entered Coast Guard in 1942, trained in Algiers, LA, San Diego. Served in San Francisco, Baltimore & Portsmouth.

WALTERS, Raymond K., Cox (R)

Son of Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Walters, Canton; entered Navy Coast Guard August, 1941, trained in New Orleans. Served in the Atlantis. Awarded AAC Bar, EAME Ribbon. Amer. Defense & Bronze Star.

WALTON, Seth R., Jr., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Walton; entered Army March, 1944, trained at Camp Wolters, TX. Served in France, England, Germany, & Belgium; wounded November, 1944. Awarded ETO Ribbon, two Battle Stars, Combat Inf Badge & Purple Heart.

WARNER, Robert, Cpl.

Son of Tom Warner, Grand Saline; entered Army in 1942, trained at Camp Gruber, OK, Ft. Sam Houston & San Antonio. Served in Africa, Italy & Manila. Awarded three Battle Stars, ETO Ribbon & Good Conduct Medal.

WARREN, Alvin R., AMM 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Forest Warren, Canton; entered Navy in 1943, trained in Corpus Christi, Norman, OK & Maimi, FL.

WARREN, Billy J., S 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Forest Warren, Canton; entered Navy in 1945, trained in San Diego, CA.

WARREN, Elvin R., AMM 3/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Forest Warren, Canton; entered Navy in 1943, trained at Corpus Christi, & Kingsville, TX.

WASHMON, Bruce W., F 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Washmon, Grand Saline; entered Merchant Marines, 1944, trained in St. Petersburg, FL. Served in South Pacific & Okinawa.

WATKINS, Baker, Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Watkins; entered service in 1942, trained at Camp Hood & Ft. Lewis, WA. Served in France, Rhineland & Central Europe. Awarded ETO Campaign Ribbon, three Bronze Stars & Good Conduct. Discharged October, 1945.

WATKINS, James H, Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Watkins; entered Army in 1942, trained at Camp Wolters, Camp Carson, & California. Served in France, Belgium & Germany. Awarded ET, Purple Heart, two OLCS, three Battle Stars. Wounded in France & Belgium, 1944 & 1945.

WATKINS, John H., Jr., Ensign

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Watkins, Grand Saline; entered Marine Reserves, 1942, transferred to Navy V-12, Unit, 1944, trained in Chicago, IL & Ft. Pierce, FL. Served in China.

WATSON, Edward A., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edd Watson, Grand Saline; entered Marines, 1942, trained in San Diego, Camp Elliott, CA. Discharged in 1943.

WATTS, Charles E., Lt. (j.g.)

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Watts, Van; entered Air Corps, 1942, trained and served in South Pacific. Awarded Navy Cross, three DDFCS, three Air Medals, Purple Heart, Navy Unit Citation. Discharged in 1945.

WEATHERALL, Raymond L., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Q. Weatherall, Grand Saline; entered Air Corps in 1945, trained at Sheppard Field & Amarillo Air Field, TX.

WEAVER, Ermon C., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Weaver; entered Medical Corps in 1942, trained at Camp Robertson, AR, & Camp Campbell, & Ft. Ord, CA. Served in England, Aleutians, France, Belgium & Germany. Awarded Overseas Ribbons & four Stars.

WEBB, Arthur R., S 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Webb, Grand Saline; entered Navy, 1943, trained in Norman, OK & San Diego, CA.

WEEKS, Johnny H., Cpl.

Entered the service September, 1942, trained at Ft. Hood, TX & Camp Joseph T., Robinson, AR. Served in France & Germany. Discharged in April, 1946. (No photo available at this time)

WELCH, Arthur H., Jr. T/5

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Welch, graduated from Grand Saline High School; entered Army in 1944, trained at Camp Maxey, TX. Served in Germany, Belgium. Awarded Bronze Star, three Battle Stars & one Certificat of Merit.

WESSON, William, Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Wesson, Terrell; entered Army in 1943, trained at Camp Wolters. Served in England, France, Belgium, Germany. Awarded ETO Ribbon, Purple Heart, OLC, three Stars; wounded in France & Germany.

WESTMORELAND, Bascum, Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Westmoreland; Grand Saline; entered Army in 1941, trained in U.S. Served in Normandy, France, Ardennes, & Rhineland. Awarded the American Defense Medal, American Campaign Medal, five Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Star & Combat Infantry Badge.

WESTMORELAND, Herbert A., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Westmoreland; entered Army in 1942, trained in the U.S. Served in England. Awarded ETO Ribbon & Good Conduct Medal.

WESTMORELAND, Louie R., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Westmoreland, Grand Saline; entered Army in 1942, trained in the U.S. Served England, France & Normandy; died August, 1944. Awarded Marksman Medal & Purple Heart.

WHATLEY, Autho H., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Whatley, Antioch; entered Army in 1943, trained at Mormoyle Ordnance Motor Base, Ft. Sam Houston & Camp Swift. Served in Germany. Awarded three Battle Stars. (No photo available at this time)

WHATLEY, Clois, Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Whatley, Antioch; entered Army January, 1945, trained in San Antonio, Camp Hood & Ft. Ord. CA. Served in Luzon.

WHATLEY, Garven L., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Terry; entered Army January, 1942, trained at Hamilton Field, CA. Served in Australia, New Guinea & Dutch New Guinea.

WHATLEY, Glenn E., 1st. Lt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Terry; entered Army Air Force in 1943, trained in Texas, Wisconsin, California, Nevada, Florida & Nebraska. Served in Marinas. Awarded APC Ribbon, two Battle Stars, DFC, OLC.

WHATLEY, Kenneth J., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Whatley, Grand Saline; entered Army in 1942, trained at Camp Adair, OR.

WHATLEY, Lester R., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Whatley; entered Army August, 1944, trained at Ft. Sam Houston.

WHEELER, Cozby B., S/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Wheeler, Grand Saline; entered Army in 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, TX. Served in England & France. Awarded ETO Ribbon & Purple Heart; killed in action in 1944.

WHITE. Bluford D., Lt O.G.

Son of Mrs. Bertha White, Van; entered Air Corps in 1942, trained in Athens, GA, Dallas, TX, & Pensacola, FL. Served in Honolulu. Discharged in 1945.

WHITE, Clifton, S 1/c

Son of John White; entered Navy in 1943, trained in San Diego, CA.

WHITE, Cozell R., Cpl.

Son of Mrs. Bertha White; entered Army in 1943, trained at Ft. Knox, KY. Served on Luzon, Manila, Payne & Bougainville.

WHITE, Garland J., Pfc.

Son of Mr. & Mrs. I. N. White, Grand Saline; entered Army 1944, trained at Camp Fannin, TX. Served in France, Belgium, & Germany. Awarded ETO Ribbon, Pres. Unit Citation & two Stars.

WHITE, Harrol F., SOM 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. White, Grand Saline; entered Navy 1943, trained in San Diego. Served in Atlantic, transferred to Pacific, Okinawa, Philippines & Japan. Awarded Good Conduct Medal & A-P Ribbons.

WHITE, J. D., Jr., Pfc.

Son of Mrs. Bertha White, Van; entered Army Air Corps 1942, trained at Camp Wolters, Tarrant Field, Sheppard Field, & Dodge City, KS. Awarded Good Conduct Medal & Wings.

WHITE, John W., S/Sgt.

Son of Mrs. Flora White; San Angelo, TX; entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Robinson, AR, Camp Fannin & Camp Blanding. Served in Okinawa, Korea & Leyte.

WHITE, Manuel I., T5

Son of Mr. and Mrs. I. N. White; entered Army, 1943, trained & served in France, Belgium, Luxembourg & Germany. Awarded ETO Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal & three Stars. Discharged in 1945.

WHITE, Mosie A., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ike White, Grand Saline; entered Army, 1942, trained in California. Served in England & France. Awarded ETO Ribbon.

WHITAKER, Earnest G., Jr., SCB 2/c USS

Entered Navy, 1944, trained in San Diego, CA. Served on Saipan, Okinawa, Leyte & Martha. Awarded Pres. Citation.

WHITFIELD, Roger C, Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Whitfield. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Crowder, MO, and in California. Served in New Guinea, Netherlands, East Indies (sic) and Philippines.

WHITTINGTON, Darie, Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. O.E. Whittington. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Ft. Sill, OK. Served in Australia, Netherland, East Indies and Biak.

WHITTINGTON, Wm. G., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Whittington; entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Hood, TX. Discharged March, 1943.

WHITUS, Melvin R., Sgt.

Entered Army in 1942, trained at Camp Barkeley, TX.

WILBURN, John Francis WT 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Wilburn; entered Navy, 1942, trained in San Diego. Served on Marshalls, Marianas, Palau, New Iceland, New Hebrides, Japan & Hawaii. Awarded A-P Ribbon, Philippine Lib., Pres. Unit Citation & seven Battle Stars.

WILBURN, Lecil Hardy, Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Wilburn, Canton; entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Hulen. Served in England, Scotland, France, Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal, ETO Ribbon, five Battle Stars, AD, Victory Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

WILBURN, Walton Ezell, Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Wilburn; entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Wolters, Camp Crowder, MO & New Orleans, LA. Served on Oahu, Hawaii, as radioman. Awarded two Combat Medals, & Sharpshooter.

WILEMON, William Bruce, Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Wilemon; entered Army, 1942. Served in England, France & Germany. Awarded Unit Meritorious Award & Victory Medal, ETO Ribbon, five Stars. Discharged November, 1945.

WILLIAMS, Angus A., M/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Dee Williams; entered Army Air Corps, 1939, trained at Brooks Field & Kelly Field, TX. Served in Philippines. Awarded PTo Ribbon, five Stars; discharged, 1945.

WILLIAMS, Arnold Dee, Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Dee Williams; entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Roberts, CA, Camp Shelby, MS, & Camp Butner, NC. Served in Germany.

WILLIAMS, Fine, Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. N. N. Williams, Grand Saline; entered Air Corps, 1942, trained in West Palm Beach, FL. Served in Bermuda. Awarded Good Conduct Medal.

WILLIAMS, Frank C., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams; entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Claiborne, LA & Camp Anza, CA. Served in the Southwest Pacific & Mediterranean. Awarded European & Southwest Pacific Theater Ribbons. Discharged, 1944.

WILLIAMS, Tom, Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Williams, Edom; entered Air Corps, 1942, trained at Hammer Field & March Field, CA. Served in China.

WILSON, Billy Jack, Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Wilson; entered Air Corps, 1942, trained in Blythe, CA & Washington. Served in Italy & Egypt.

WILSON, Bulah L., S 2/c

Son of Mrs. Henry Wilson; entered Navy, 1943, trained in Beeville, TX. Served in Panama.

WILSON, Chester W., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Wilson; entered Army in 1942, trained at Ft. Custer, MI & Camp McCoy. Served in Ireland, England, France, Belgium & Germay. Awarded ETO Ribbon & five Stars.

WILSON, Jack, Cpl.

Son of Mrs. Henry Wilson; entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Robinson, AR. Served in the European Theater.

WILSON, James, Pvt.

Son of Mrs. Henry Wilson; entered Army, 1945.

WILSON, Leon S 2/c

Son of Mrs. Henry Wilson; entered Navy, 1943, trained in San Diego, CA. Served in South and Asiatic-Pacific. Awarded AP, PTO, ATO & two Stars. Discharged November, 1945.

WILSON, Liebling E., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Wilson, New Boston; entered Army in 1944, trained & served in Belgium & Germany. Captured in Battle of the Ardermes, 1944. Awarded ETO with two Stars. Discharged in 1945.

WILSON, Marlin C., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Wilson, deceased; entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Knox, KY. Served in Africa, Germany, Italy, & France. Wounded in Germany, 1944. Awarded ETO Ribbon, four Stars.

WILSON, Oscar L., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Wilson; entered Air Corps, 1943, trained at Buckley Field, CO. Served on Saipan & Marianas.

WIMPEY, John, Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Wimpey, Canton; entered Army, 1942, trained in Wyoming & Georgia. Served in Sicily & Italy. Wounded, 1943, in Sicily. Discharged in 1945.

WINDHAM, Jack D., Cpl.

Entered Air Corps, 1941, trained in Texas, New Mexico, & Florida.

WINDHAM, Ozzie F., S 2/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Windham, Canton; entered Navy, 1943, trained in Corpsu Christi & Kingsville, TX.

WINN, Albert E., Pfc.

Son of Mrs. Louise Winn, Grand Saline; entered Army, 1942, trained & served in England, France, Germany & Belgium. Awarded ETO Ribbon.

WOOD, James R., S 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Wood, Ben Wheeler; entered Navy, 1942, trained in San Francisco, CA. Servedon Okinawa, Leyte, & Philippines. Awarded Pacific Medal of Honor. Discharged, 1945.

WOOD, Charles E., EM 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Wood, Ben Wheeler; entered Navy, 1942, trained in Great Lakes, IL. Served in the Pacific. Awarded AT, AP with one Star & Good Conduct Medal. Discharged, 1945.

WOOD, Neil R., S 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Wood, Edom; entered Naval Air Corps, 1945, trained in Memphis, EN & Norman, OK.

WOODALL, Harvel S., Pvt.

Son of W. E. Woodall, Ft. Worth; entered Army, 1940, trained in San Antonio, Served in the Philippines. (No photo available at this time).

WOODALL, Raymond C., S/Sgt.

Son of W. E. Woodall, Ft. Worth; entered Army in 1939, trained in San Antonio. Served in France & Germany. Discharged, 1945.

WOODALL, Walter E., Pvt.

Son of W. B. Woodall; entered Army, 1945, trained in San Antonio; discharged, 1945.

WOODRUM, J. C., Jr., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Woorum, Grand Saline; entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Knox, KY & Indio, CA; discharged, 1943.

WOODRUM, James W., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Woodrum, Grand Saline; entered Army, 1942, trained & served in Africa, Italy. Awarded two Stars, Purple Heart, ETO Ribbon & Combat Infantry Badge; discharged, 1945.

WOOLVERTON, Alfred D., Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Woolverton; entered Army, December, 1944, trained at Camp Hood, Tx. Served on Okinawa & Japan.

WOOLVERTON, Edward O., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Woolverton; entered Marines, 1942, trained in California. Served in Midway & Hawaii. awarded Theater Ribbon, Pres. Citation & one Star; discharged, 1945.

WOOLVERTON, Emmett C., F 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Woolverton; entered Navy, 1940, trained in San Diego, CA. Served in Pacific; killed in action, 1942.

WORDEN, John J., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe D. Worde, Grand Saline; entered Army Air Corps in 1941, trained in U.S. Awarded Good Conduct Medal & Expert Pistol Medal.

WORTHINGTON, George M., 1st. Lt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Worthington, Grand Saline; entered Calvary in 1942, transferred to Tank Destroyer, trained at Camp Hood, TX. Servedin England. Awarded ETO Ribbon & three Battle Stars.

WORTHINGTON, Thomas M., AB/S

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Worthington, Grand Saline; entered Navy in 1943, trained at Corpus Christi; give Medical Discharged. Joined Merchant Marines; served in Ireland, England & France.

WORTHINGTON, William R., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Worthington, Grand Saline; entered Marines in 1944, trained in U.S. Served aboard USS Missouri, on Okinawa & Philippines.

WRIGHT, Edgar A., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wright, Colfax; enered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained in Sheppard Field & Spokane, WA. Served in Japan. Awarded South Pacific Ribbon & 2 Good Conduct Ribbons.

WRIGHT, Herman D., Pvt.

Son of Mrs. Balus McKenney, Grand Saline; entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Roberts, CA. Awarded Expert Rifle Badge.

WRIGHT, Jack A., Y 3/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wright, Colfax; entered Navy in 1944, trained in San Diego, CA. Served in the Pacific. Awarded Good Conduct Medal & one Battle Star.

WIRGHT James F., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wright, Colfax; entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained in U.S. Served in England, Belgium & France. Awarded Good Conduct Medal.

WRIGHT, Marland C., PFR 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wright, Van; entered Seabees in 1942, trained at Camp Peary, VA, Camp Endicott, RI. Served in England, France, Philippines. Awarded ET Ribbon, Pacific Medal of Honor, 2 Battle Stars.

WRIGHT, Neely T., Jr., 2nd. Lt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Neely T. Wright, Grand Saline; entered Army Air Corps, 1943, trained at Moore Field, TX & Lake Field, AZ.

WRIGHT, William B., Jr., Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Wright; entered Marines October, 1942, trained at Camp Dunlap, CA. Served on Mukutetan, Oahu, Kavai, Eniwrtok, Saipan, Tinian. Awarded A-P Ribbon, three Battle Stars & Pres. Unit Citation.

WYATT, Charles K., Sgt.

Son of T. H. Wyatt; entered Air Corps February, 1943, trained in Boise, ID. Served in England; discharged November, 1945.

WYATT, Douglas D., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Wyatt, Canton; entered Air Corps, 1941, trained in Lemoore, Ca. Discharged, 1945.

WYATT, Horace J., Sgt.

Son of T. H. Wyatt, Canton; entered Army Infantry, 1943, trained at Camp Adair, OR. Served in New Caldeonia, New Hebrides & Okinawa.

WYATT, James R., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Wyatt, Edom; entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Barkeley & Fitzsimmons General Hospital. Served in France & Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal and four Stars.

WYATT, Otis O., Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Wyatt, Canton; entered Army, 1941, Trained at Camp Roberts, CA. Served in Australia, New Guinea & Philippines; discharged, 1945.

WYNNE, Buck Jr., St. (jg)

Son of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Wynne, Sr.; entered Navy, trained at University of Texas & Columbia University, NY. Served in Puerto Rico.

WYNNE, Elmer J., COX

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Wynne, Canton; entered Navy in 1942, trained at Great Lakes, IL & Yorktown, VA. Served in Pacific.

YARBROUGH, Elzie L., Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Yarbrough, Grand Saline; entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Wallace & Seattle, WA. Served in England, France & Germany; awarded four Stars & Bronze Star; discharged October, 1945.

YARBROUGH, George M., Pvt

Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Yarbrough. Entered the Army in August, 1945, trained at Camp Wolters, TX.

YARBROUGH, Marshall B., S/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. D. Yarbrough, Grand Saline; entered Army, 1940, trained at Camp Bowie. Served in New Guinea & Philippines. Awarded AP Campaign Ribbon, Purple Heart, & Philippine Liveration; discharged, 1945.

YARBROUGH, H.E. S 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Yarbrough, Entered the Navy in June, 1943, trained in San Diego, CA; served aboad (sic) the USS Meade, on Okinawa, Manila and Saipan.

YARBROUGH, Houston B., S/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Yarbrough; entered Army September, 1942, trained at Kearns, UT. Served in Hawaii, Guadalcanal, Admiralty Islands, New Guinea, Netherlands, East Indies & Philippines. Awarded AP Ribbon, 10 Stars & Pres. Citation; discharged, 1945.

YOUNG, Loyace N. S/Sgt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. M.N. Young, Canton, graduated at Wills Point H.S. Entered the Army in January, 1942, trained at Camp Roberts, CA; served in Asiatic-Pacific Theater and Philippines Liberation. Awarded Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, three Bronze Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with Bravery Star.

YOUNG, Robert D. S/Sgt

Brother of Mrs. Claudie Smith, Grand Saline, attended Grand Saline Schools. Entered the Army in 1942, trained at Camp Wallace and Camp Howze, TX; served in Puerto Rico, France, Germany and Austria. Awarded ATO and ETO Ribbons with two Bronze Stars and Good Conduct Medal.

YOUNG, Vernon Pvt.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. M.N. Young, Canton, husband of the former Frances Merl Coil, Canton, graduated from Canton H.S. Entered the Army in 1943, trained at Ft. Lewis, WA. Awarded Sharpshooter Medal.

YOUNGBLOOD, Cecil C. AOM 3/c

Son of Rev. and Mrs. B.E. Youngblood, Edom, husband of the former Frances Corley, graduated from Wills Point H.S. Entered the Navy in May, 1944, trained in Norman, OK. Received Honor Awards from Commanding Officer and Governor of OK.

YOUNGBLOOD, Clyde M.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Youngblood. Entered the Army Air Corps in May, 1935; served in England, India, China and Okinawa. Awarded Air Medal, ETO, ATO and PTO; also five Battle Stars and Distinguished Unit Citation.

YOUNGBLOOD, D.A. Jr. Pfc.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. David A. Youngbloos Sr. Entered the Army in October, 1944, trained at Camp Wolters, TX; served in France.

YOUNGBLOOD, Thomas W. Sgt.

Son of Rev. and Mrs. B.E. Youngblood, Edom, graduated from Van H.S., 1940, trained in the Army in October, 1942, trained at Camp Kohler and Ft. Ord, CA; served in New Guinea, Philippines and in Japan. Awarded Certificate for outstanding ability and interest in Athletics while in training, and five Battle Stars.

ZOLLER, George I., S 1/c

Son of Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Zoller, Van; entered Navy in 1943, trained at Kansas City, MO, Sioux City, IA, Chicago, IL & San Diego.

ZOLLER, Marvin L. Cpl.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. I.E. Zoller, Van, graduated from Van H.S., attended Texas Tech. Entered the Army Air Corps in 1943, trained at Sioux City, IA and Sioux Falls, S.D., Yuma, AZ, and Lincoln, NE.

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