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Cade, Mecel M.

Pfc. Mecel M. Cade, Rt. 4, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cade, Winters, husband of Lucille Frierson, attended Killeen High.

Entered Army 1942, trained in Mo. and Wyo. Served in USA. Awarded GCM. Discharged in 1945.

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Calvert, Coy B.

SF 3/c Coy B. Calvert, 402 6th, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Calvert, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1944, trained in San Diego. Served in Pacific on LST 29, USS Culebra Island and USS St. George. Awarded AP with 1 Star, AT and PL Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Calvert, Howard

AEM 3/c Howard Calvert, 402 6th, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Calvert, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1943, trained in San Diego and Alameda, Calif. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded AP with 3 Battle Stars, AT, GCM and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Campbell, Calvin B.

Sgt. Calvin B. Campbell, 1117 S. 13th, Abilene, son of Mrs. H. C. Harris, Ballinger, husband of Lois McKee, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Army 1941, trained in Okla., Texas, Colo., Ala. and Fla. Served in New Guinea and Philippines. Awarded Am. Def., AT, AP with 3 Bronze Stars, 1 Bronze Arrowhead, PL with 1 Bronze Star, GCM and Victory Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

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Camp, Bernis

Capt. Bernis Camp, St. Rt., Norton, son of Mr. and Mrs. O.C. Camp, Ballinger, husband of Anne McFarland, attended Barnett High.

Entered AAC 1942, trained in Calif., Colo., and Fla. Served in European Theater. Awarded ET with 6 Battle Stars, Air Medal, 3 OLC, Purple Heart and Unit. Cit. Wounded over France, 1944. Discharged in 1945.

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Camp, Royce J.

SK 3/c Royce J. Camp, Norton, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Camp, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1945, trained in San Diego and Camp Elliott, Calif. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded AP, AT and Victory Ribbons.

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Campbell, Charles Clay, Jr.

F 1/c Charles Clay Campbell, Jr., Rt. 2, Talpa, son of Mr. and Mrs. Grady Campbell, Talpa, graduate of Crews High.

Entered Navy 1945, trained in San Diego. Served in Bikini Atoll.

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Campbell, Mallie C.

F 2/c Mallie C. Campbell, 1107 14th, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Grady Campbell, Ballinger, husband of Lyda Singleton, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1945, trained in San Diego. Served in Bikini Atoll.

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Canada, Charles W.

Cpl. Charles W. Canada, 905 Pou Ave., Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Canada, Ballinger, husband of Norma Turner, graduate of Millsview High. Entered AAF 1945, trained in Texas, N.M. and Calif. Served in Europe. Awarded Pres. Citation, Bronze Star, GCM and EAME Ribbon. Discharged in 1946.

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Canada, Luther E.

S 1/c Luther E. Canada, 905 Pou Ave., Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Canada, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1946, trained in San Diego and on USS Springfield.

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Canada, Travis C.

GM 3/c Travis C. Canada, 905 Pou Ave., Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Canada, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1943, trained in Corpus Christi and Memphis, Tenn. Served in EAME and Asaitic Pacific. Awarded AP, 10 Bronze Stars, PL, 2 Bronze Stars, Victory and EAME Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Canada, Walter F.

Cpl. Walter F. Canada, 905 Pou Ave., Ballinger, son of L.M. Canada, Ballinger, graduate of Millsville High.

Entered AAC 1942, trained in Texas, N.M., and Ky. Served in European Theater. Awarded GCM, Victory and ET Ribbons with 2 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1946.

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Cape, Chester H.

S 2/c Chester H. Cape, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.G. Cape, Ballinger, husband of Hazel Dawkins, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1942, trained in San Diego and Jacksonville, Fla. Awarded Am. Def., AP 2ith 6 Battle Stars, PL with 3 Battle Stars, Commendation Citation and Victory Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

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Cape, Lester D.

TM 3/c Lester D. Cape, 604 12th, Ballinger, son of C. G. Cape, Ballinger, husband of Doris Darford, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1942, trained in San Diego and Wash. Served in Pacific on USS Radford (DD446). Awarded Pres. Citation, PL with 1 Star, AP with 9 Battle Stars, and AT Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

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Caperton, S. B., Jr.

1st Lt. S. B. Caperton, Jr., 905 14th, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Caperton, Ballinger, husband of Patricia Anderson, attended Novice High.

Entered AAC 1942, trained in Ariz., Texas and La. Served in European Theater. Awarded DFC, Air Medal, 4 Clusters and ET Ribbon with 3 Stars.

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Carlton, Leland

S/Sgt. Leland Carlton, Maverick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Carlton, Maverick, graduate of Bronte High.

Entered Army 1942, trained at Camp Robinson, Ark. Served in EAME. Awarded GCM, Victory, ET with 4 Battle Stars, and Citation in Gela Beach Landing.

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Carlton, Leslie, Jr.

T/Sgt. Leslie Carlton, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Carlton, Maverick, husband of Frances Duvall, graduate of McMurray College.

Entered Army 1942, trained in Wyo. and Ill. Served in France. Awarded GCM, Victory and ET Ribbon with 2 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1946.

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Carlton, Russell

T/5 Russell Carlton, Maverick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Carlton, Maverick, graduate of Bronte High.

Entered Army 1944, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas. Served in European Theater. Awarded GCM, Victory and ET Ribbon with 2 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1946.

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Carroll, E. J., Jr.

SF 1/c E. J. Carroll, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Carroll, Lomta, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1942, trained in Va. and Calif. Served on Guam. Awarded AT and AP Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Carter, Earnest C.

MM 2/c Earnest C. Carter, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Carter, Ballinger, husband of Erma Roberson, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1942, trained in Va. and Calif. Served in Guadalcanal, Solomons and Okinawa. Awarded AP, GCM and Pres. Citation. Discharged in 1945.

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Cartwright, Bill

Cpl. Bill Cartwright, Box 582, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cartwright, Wilburton, Oklahoma, husband of Mrs. Jewell Harrell, attended Wilburton High.

Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Swift, Texas. Served in European Theater. Awarded GCM, ET with 3 Battle Stars, AT Ribbon and Purple Heart. Wounded in Germany 1944. Re-enlisted in 1946.

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Caskey, Reid

RM 2/c Reid Caskey, 900 9th, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. S.E. Caskey, Ballinger, graduate of Texas University.

Entered Navy 194_, trained in San Diego. Served in Pacific. Awarded AP, 2 Stars, PL, 1 Star, AT, Jap. Occ. and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Caswell, James H.

Pfc. James H. Caswell, Norton, son of Mr. and Mrs. M.D. Caswell, Norton, husband of Odell Tigg, graduate of Norton High.

Entered AAC 1945, trained in San Antonio and Sheppard Field, Texas. Served in USA.

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Caudle, Miles M., Jr.

BM 2/c Miles M. Caudle, Jr., Rt. 1, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Miles Caudle, Ballinger.

Entered Navy 1943, trained in San Diego. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded AT, AP Ribbons and GCM. Discharged in 1946.

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Caudle, William B.

S 2/c William B. Caudle, Rt. 1, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Miles Caudle, Ballinger.

Entered Navy 1944, trained in San Diego. Served in Pacific and Atlantic. Awarded AP and EAME Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Cavanaugh, Calvin J.

Pfc. Calvin J. Cavanaugh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cavanaugh, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Army 1943, trained at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. Served in France and Belgium. Awarded GCM, ET with 3 Battle Stars, AT and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

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Chambliss, Monroe

Pvt. Monroe Chambliss, son of Mrs. Pearl Lockwood, Box 814, Winters, attended Cook School.

Entered Army 1942, trained at Camp Carson, Colorado and Camp Roberts, California. Served in England and France. Awarded Purple Heart. Killed in action in France 1944.

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Chapman, Kelly

Pfc Kelly Chapman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Chapman, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Army 1945, trained at Camp Maxey, Texas. Served in Japan.

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Chapman, W. L.

MoMM 1/c W.L. Chapman, Rt. 2, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Chapman, Ballinger, attended Bethel School.

Entered Navy 1942, trained at San Diego, Chicago, Virginia and New York. Served in EAME and Asiatic Pacific. Awarded AP, Battle Stars, and AT Ribbon. Wounded in Sicily 1944. Discharged in 1946.

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Childers, Arvin

Pfc. Arvin Childers, son of Mr. and Mrs. O.C. Childers, Wingate, husband of Gracie Robinson, attended Hylton High.

Entered Army 1942, trained in Tennessee and Washington. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded Victory, AP, 2 Bronze Stars, PL, 1 Star and GCM. Discharged in 1945.

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Childress, Douglas, Jr.

S 1/c Douglas Chilress, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Childress, Miles, graduate of Miles High.

Entered Navy 1942, trained in San Diego. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded Purple Heart and Submarine Combat Insignia with 3 Gold Stars. Killed in action of Honshu, 1946.

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Childers, Sterling S., Jr.

Cpl. Sterling S. Childers, Jr., Cliff Courts No. 26, Austin, son of S. S. Childers, Ballinger, attended Texas University.

Entered Army 1942, trained in Texas, Missouri and Utah. Discharged in 1946.

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Childers, Thurman

Pfc. Thurman Childers, Box 75, Wingate, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Childers, Wingate, attended Wingate High.

Entered Army 1942, trained in Jackson Mississippi. Served in Germany. Discharged in 1946.

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Chisum, James A.

Cpl. James A. Chisum, Rt. 4, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Chisum, Winters, attended Winters High.

Entered Army 1944, trained in Oklahoma and Texas. Served in Army of Occupation in Japan.

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Clark, Neil Mac

S 2/c Neil Mac Clark, Rt. 2, Bronte, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H.Clark, Norton, graduate of Norton High.

Entered Navy 1945, trained in San Diego and Shoemaker, California. Served in South Pacific and on USS Piedmont.

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Clay, Jesse N.

T/Sgt Jesse N. Clay, son of Mrs. Pearl Clay, Winters, husband of Allene McChristy, graduate of Winters High.

Entered Army 1943, trained in Florida and Illinois. Served in USA and Philippines. Awarded GCM. Discharged in 1946.

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Colburm, Calvin D.

SM 2/c Calvin D. Colburn, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Colburn, Winters, husband of Cleo Sprinkle, attended Winters High.

Entered Navy 1941, trained at Great Lakes, Illinois. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded GCM, AP and 9 Battle Stars, PI with 1 Star and Victory Ribbons, Discharged in 1946.

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Cole, Leroy

Pfc Leroy Cole, son of Mr. and Mrs. I.R. Cole, Rt. 2, Bronte, attended Maverick High.

Entered Army 1942, trained in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico. Discharged in 1945.

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Coleman, George H.

Pfc. George H. Coleman, son of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Coleman, Miles, attended Miles High.

Entered Army Ground Forces 1942, trained at Camp Roberts, California. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded GCM, PL with 1 Battle Star, and AP Ribbon with 2 Stars. Discharged in 1945.

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Coleman, William D.

Cpl. William D. Coleman, Box 247, son of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Coleman, Miles, husband of Goldie Gray, graduate of Miles High.

Entered ARmy Ground Forces 1944, trained in Texas, Colorado and Oklahoma. Served in European Theater. Awarded GCM, Victory, ET and Germany Occ. Ribbons with 2 Battle Stars.

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Collins, Gladys J.

PRTR 2/c Gladys J. Collins, 600 SEaly, Ballinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Collins, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High. Attended Hardin Simmons University.

Entered Navy 1944, trained at Hunter College, New York and Washington D.C. Awarded AT Ribbon.

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Collins, Jesse W.

S 1/c Jesse W. Collins, 600 Sealy, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Collins, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy 1944, trained in San Diego. Served on USS Manila Bay in Pacific. Awarded AP Ribbon. Discharged in 1946.

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Collins, T.A.

Sgt. T. A. Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Collins, Winters, husband of Frances Hodge, attended Hardin Simmons University.

Entered AAC 1942, trained in Texas and Colorado. Awarded GCM, AT and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Collins, Weldon L.

S/Sgt. Weldon L. Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Collins, Winters, attended John Tarleton and A&M.

Entered Army 1942, trained in Georgia. Served in India and Burma. Awarded AP with 2 Bronze Stars, GCM and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

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Collom, Alfred

S 3/c Alfred Collom, Rt. 2, Talpa, son of Mr. and Mrs. B.C. Collom, Talpa, graduate of Crews High.

Entered Navy 1944, trained in San Diego. Served in SW Pacific on USS Pittsburg. Awarded AP, 3 Battle Stars, AT and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Compton, Cecil L.

Pfc. Cecil L. Compton, Box 633, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Compton, Winters, attended Winters High.

Entered AAC, 1945, trained in Texas and Wash. Served in USA. Awarded GCM.

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Compton, Erwin W.

EM 3/c Erwin W. Compton, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Compton, Box 633, Winters, husband of Dorthy Colburn, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy, 1942, trained Norfolk, Va. and Calif. Served in Hawaii and Pacific. Awarded AT, AP, 2 Battle Stars, Victory Ribbon and GCM. Discharged in 1945.

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Compton, Winfred D.

EM 2/c Winfred D. Compton, Box 633, Winters, husband Ruby Mae Hodges, attended Winters High.

Entered Navy, 1944, trained in Va. and Calif. Served on Okinawa. Awarded AT, AP, Victory, GCM and 1 Battle Star. Discharged in 1946.

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Condra, James Doyle

Sgt. James Doyle Condra, Rt.2, Talpa, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Condra, Ballinger, husband of Ella Marie Witter, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas. Served in European Theater. Awarded GCM, ET with 2 Stars, Victory, Occupation Ribbons and Combat Inf. Badge. Discharged in 1946.

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Conlee, James H.

F/O James H. Conlee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Conlee, Winters, husband of Bobbie Jo Briley, graduate of Winters High.

Entered AAC, 1943, trained in Utah, Calif. and Ariz. Served in Fourth Air Force. Discharged in 1945.

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Connelly, Billy Jack

1st Lt. BIlly Jack Connelly, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. U. Connelly, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1940, trained in Texas, Fla., Calif. and Ariz. Served in European Theater. Awarded ET, AT, Am. Def., Purple Heart, and Air Medal with 4 OLC. Killed in Action in Grosbeck, Holland, 1944.

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Conner, O.D.

S/Sgt. O. D. Conner, Box 147, son of Mr. and Mrs. V. W. Conner, Miles, husband of Betty Frederick, graduate of Miles High.

Entered AAC, 1941, trained at Jefferson Bks., Mo. and Scott Field, Ill. Served in Australia and N. Guinea. Awarded GCM, Am. Def., Pres. Citation and AP Ribbons with 3 Stars. Discharged in 1945.

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Conner, Robert T.

CM 2/c Robert T. Conner, Rt. 4, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Conner, Bradshaw, husband of Ila Mitchell.

Entered Seabees, 1942, trained at Camp Bradford, Virginia. Served in Hawaii and on Guam. Awarded AP Ribbon with Bronze Star, GCM, and Victory Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

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Cook, E. W.

S/Sgt. E.W. Cook, 600 Sealy, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Cook, Ballinger, husband of Margaret Collins, attended Wingate High.

Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Hood, Texas. Served in Korea. Awarded Combat Inf. Badge, AP, AT, Victory Ribbons and GCM. Discharged in 1946.

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Cook, Oscar W.

MaM 2/c Oscar W. Cook, Box 146, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cook, Rowena, husband of Dorothy Lee Parks, graduate of St. Joseph High.

Entered Navy, 1943, trained in Idaho, NY, La. Texas and Calif. Served on Hawaii and Okinawa. Awarded AP, 1 Star, Victory and AT Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Cooke, Martin L.

Pfc. Martin L. Cooke, Rt. 2, Ballinger, son of W. P. Cooke, Winters, husband of Ruthie Lee Riddle, attended Winters High.

Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Hood, Texas. Served in Germany.

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Cooke, Robert N.

2nd Lt. Robert N. Cooke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cooke, Winters, husband of Wanda Hobbs, graduate of Winters High.

Entered AAC, 1943, trained in Texas. Served in England with 8th Air Force. Awarded Air Medal, 1 OLC, 3 Battle Stars and ET Ribbon. Taken Prisoner in Germany, 1944, Discharged in 1945.

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Cooper, Joe Lee

Cpl. Joe Lee Cooper, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Cooper, Ballinger, husband of Alma Gallant, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered AAC, 1943, trained in Texas, Va. and S.C. Served in European Theater. Awarded EAME, 6 Bronze Stars, Victory, Dist. Unit Badge and 1 OLC. Discharged in 1945.

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Cordill, William G.

Cpl. William G. Cordill, Box 86, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Asa Cordill, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered AAC, 1942, trained in Colo. and Texas. Served in USA. Discharged in 1945.

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Cothran, Doyle E.

Pfc. Doyle E. Cothran, 917 Strong, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Cothran, Ballinger, husband of Betty Lakey.

Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Roberts, Calif. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded AP, AT, PL, 2 Stars, OLC and 6 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1946.

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Cothran, Lawrence D.

Cpl. Lawrence D. Cothran, 917 Strong, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Cothran, Ballinger.

Entered AAF, 1942, trained in Ariz., Colo., Utah and Fla. Served in European Theater and Cuba. Awarded 1 Bronze Star, Air Medal and DFC. Discharged in 1945.

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Cothran, Homer O.

S 1/c Homer O. Cothran, Box 3, Miles, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cothran, Miles, graduate of Miles High.

Entered Navy, 1944, trained in San Diego. Served on Saipan. Discharged in 1946.

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Cottelle, Simeon M.

QM 2/c Simeon M. Cottelle, 409 6th, Ballinger, son of Mrs. Sim Cottelle, Ballinger, husband of June Voigt, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Navy, 1942, trained in San Diego. Served in Pacific, Iwo Jima and on USS Wasp and Ranger. Awarded AP with 5 Battle Stars, AT Ribbon and Pres. Citation. Wounded in Pacific, 1943. Discharged in 1945.

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Cotton, Henry Lee

T/5 Henry Lee Cotton, son of Mrs. Grady Cotton, Ballinger, husband of Mildred Wood, attended Bethel High.

Entered Army, 1941, trained in Texas and Calif. Served in EAME. Awarded GCM, Am. Def., ET with 7 Bronze Stars, and 1 Arrowhead. Discharged in 1945.

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Cotton, Grady

Cpl. Grady Cotton, 908 11th, Ballinger, son of Mrs. Grady Cotton, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered AAC, 1943, trained in Miss., N.J., Mo. and N.C. Served in England and France. Awarded GM, ET, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Stars, Pres. Citation and Victory Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

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Cotton, Vernon W.

S 1/c Vernon W. Cotton, Rt. 4, Winters, son of O. M. Cotton, Winters, husband of Maudine Modisett, attended Drasco High.

Entered Navy, 1943, trained in San Diego and Shoemaker, Calif. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded AT, AP, 1 Battle Star, and PL Ribbon with 2 Stars. Discharged in 1945.

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Courvisier, Eddie Lee

Pfc. Eddie Lee Courvisier, 501 Hutchins, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Antone Courvisier, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Barkeley, Texas. Served in European Theater. Awarded GCM, AT, Victory, ET Ribbon with 1 Battle Star and Combat Inf. Badge. Discharged in 1946.

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Courvisier, Johnny C.

Pfc. Johhny C. Courvisier, 501 Hutchins, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Antone Courvisier, Ballinger, husband of Helen Baker, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1940, trained in Texas, Fla. and Mass. Served in European Theater. Awarded Purple Heart, EAME, 5 Bronze Stars, GCM, Am. Def. and Combat Inf. Badge. Wounded in France, 1944. Discharged in 1945.

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Coward, Andrew L.

WT 2/c Andrew L. Coward, Rt. 2, Winters, son of S.C. Coward, Winters, husband of Lillian Alexander, attended Winters High.

Entered Navy, 1941, trained in San Diego. Served in Asiatic Pacific and Atlantic.

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Coward, Morris S.

Morris S. Coward, Rt. 2, Winters, son of S. C. Coward, Winters, husband of Ida Faye Howard, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy, 1945, trained in San Diego. Served in Stateside Duty. Discharged in 1946.

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Cox, Edward D.

Sgt. Edward D. Cox, 507 10th, Ballinger, son of Mrs. Mae Cox, Ballinger, husband of Winnie Merle Adair, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High, attended McMrray College.

Entered AAC, 1942, trained in Fla., N.Y., Calif., Colo. and Okla. Served in European Theater. Discharged in 1945.

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Cox, Harvey S.

T/Sgt. Harvey S. Cox, Rt. 2, Ballinger, son of Mrs. D.S. Cox, Ballinger, attended Doole High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained at Miami Beach, Fla. Served in Aleutians. Awarded GCM and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

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Cranford, Robert D.

Sgt. Robert D. Cranford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Cranford, Winters, husband of Patricia Curgo, attended Wingate High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained in Texas and Utah. Served in New Guinea and Australia. Awarded GCM, AP, Victory, Am.Def. Ribbons and Bronze Star. Discharged in 1946.

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Cranford, Thomas E.

S 1/c Thomas E. Cranford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Cranford, Winters, husband of Martha Lindsey, attended Wingate High.

Entered Navy, 1945, trained in San Diego. Served on board ship in Atlantic and Pacific. Discharged in 1946.

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Crenshaw, James A.

Cpl. James A. Crenshaw, Gen. Del., Winters, son of J. M. Crenshaw, Winters, husband of Helen Morgan, attended Mazeland High.

Entered AAC, 1942, trained in Calif., Wash. and Texas. Served in USA. Discharged in 1945.

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Crimm, Charles W.

Cpl. Charles W. Crimm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Crimm, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Air Corps, 1940, trained in Texas. Accidentally killed in Brady, Texas 1941.

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Crimm, Dave S.

Pfc. Dave S. Crimm, Rt. 2, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Crimm, San Saba, husband of Doris King, attended San Saba High.

Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Hood, Texas. Served in Army of Occupation in Austria. Awarded GCM, Army of Occupation, Victory Ribbons and 1 Overseas Bar. Discharged in 1946.

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Crockett, Billy F.

T/Sgt. Billy F. Crockett, Box 174, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Crockett, graduate of Winters High.

Entered AAF, 1942, trained in Texas, Ky., N.C., Mo. and Ind. Served in European Theater. Awarded 8 Battle Stars, ET Ribbon and GCM. Discharged in 1945.

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Crockett, Davy W.

Sgt. Davy W. Crockett, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Crockett, Norton, husband of Jennie Tunnell, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained in Texas and Miss. Served in EAME. Awarded GCM, ET with 7 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1945.

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Crockett, Leonard Frank

A/C Leonard Frank Crockett, Rt. 3, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Crockett, Norton, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Navy, 1943, trained in Texas and N.C. Discharged in 1945.

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Crockett, Ralph D.

CWO Ralph D. Crockett, Rt. 3, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Crockett, Norton, graduate of Paint Rock High.

Entered AAC, 1941, trained in Texas, S.C., Calif. and Fla. Served in Philippines and Japan. Awarded Am. Def., AP, 2 Battle Stars, Victory, AT and PL Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Crockett, Tom A., Jr.

Capt. Tom A. Crockett, Jr., Rt. 3, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Crockett, graduate of Paint Rock High.

Entered Army, 1939, trained in N.J., Calif., N.M. and S.D. Served in England. Awarded DFC, Air Medal with 3 Clusters, ET Ribbon with 1 Star and AT Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

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Crockett, Walter E.

T/Sgt. Walter E. Crockett, Rt. 3, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Crockett, Norton, husband of Velma Lampe, graduate of Texas Tech.

Entered Army, 1943, trained in Calif. Served in N. Guinea, Philippines and Japan. Awarded GCM, AP, 3 Stars, Pres. Citation, 2 OLC, PL, and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

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Crockett, T.J.

Pfc.T. J. Crockett, 1001 9th, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Crockett, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Paratroopers, 1942, trained at Ft. Benning, Ga. Served in Sicily. POW in Germany for 2 years. Wounded in Sicily, 1942. Discharged in 1945.

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Cummings, Bill

Lt. Bill Cummings, Box 442, Winters, son of Mrs. F.T. Cummings, Winters, attended Winters High.

Entered Army, 1934, trained at Ft. Sill, Okla., Ft. Ord, Calif. and Hawaii. Served in Alaska and Pacific. Awarded Silver Star, GCM, Battle Stars and AP Ribbon.

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Cummings, Buster

Pfc. Buster Cummings, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Cummings, Winters, husband of Grace McQueen, attended Waxahachie High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained in Va. and Calif. Served in Italy. Awarded GCM. Killed in action in Italy, 1944.

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Curbo, Luther L.

S/Sgt. Luther L. Curbo, Hobbs, N.M., son of Mrs. A.A. Curbo, Ballinger, husband of Lucille Stiefel, attended Bethel High.

Entered Army, 1940, trained in Texas, Fla., Mass. and Va. Served in EAME. Awarded GCM, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, 2 OLC, ET, Combat Inf. Badge and Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon. Wounded in Italy, 1944. Discharged in 1945.

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Curbo, Oli L.

Pfc. Oli L. Curbo, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Curbo, Ballinger, husband of Buna Bell Berry, attended Bethel High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Robinson, Ark. and Ore. Served in Italy. Awarded GCM, Combat Inf. Badge, ET and AT Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

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Curry, Buford Eugene

S/Sgt. Buford Eugene Curry, Box 386, Norton, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Curry, Norton.

Entered Marines, 1941, trained in San Diego and Chicago. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded Am. Def., GCM, AT with 3 Stars, PL, with 2 Stars and Purple Heart. Wounded on Guadalcanal, 1942.

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Curry, Clifton R.

Pfc. Clifton R. Curry, Gen. Del., Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Curry, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Hood, Texas. Served in Japan.

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Curry, Herman W.

Pfc. Herman W. Curry, Gen. Del., Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Curry, Ballinger, husband of Arlie Duggins, attended Glen Cove School.

Entered Army, 1943, trained at Ft. Knox, Ky. Served in European Theater. Awarded GCM, ET Ribbon and 4 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1945.

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Curry, Robert M.

S/Sgt. Robert M. Curry, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Curry, Lowake, attended Rowena High.

Entered Army Sig Corps, 1942, trained at Camp Crowder, Mo. and Fla. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded GCM, AP Ribbon and 3 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1945.

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Curry, Thomas A.

Pfc. Thomas A. Curry, Gen. Del., Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Curry, Ballinger, husband of Alice Overby, attended Benoit High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Wallace, Texas. Served in Puerto Rico and Germany. Awarded GCM, ET, 3 Battle Stars and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

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Curtis, Andrew W.

T/SGt. Andrew W. Curtis, 307 8th, Ballinger, son of Mrs. M.A. Curtis, Ballinger, husband of Peggy Weber, graduate of Paint Rock School.

Entered Air Corps, 1942, trained in Ill., Texas, N.Y., Mass., Colo. and Ariz. Discharged in 1945.

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Curtis, Billy D.

Sgt. Billy D. Curtis, 307 8th, Ballinger, son of Mrs. M.A. Curtis, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Inf. 1945, trained at Camp Maxey, Texas and Oregon. Served on Luzon and Korea.

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Curtis, W. E.

Sgt. W. E. Curtis, 1006 Park, Ballinger, son of Mrs. M. A. Curtis, Ballinger, husband of Charlene Seipps, graduate of Paint Rock High.

Entered AAC, 1942, trained at Sheppard Field, Texas and Idaho. Served in CBI. AWarded Pres. Citation, AP Ribbon with 1 Battle Star and GCM. Discharged in 1944.

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Awards and Badges

GCM - Good Conduct Medal
Bronze Arrowhead
ET Ribbon
AT Ribbon
American Defense Ribbon
Victory Ribbon
Combat Inf. Badge
Expert Rifleman Badge
Presidential Unit Citation
Silver Star
Bronze Star
Battle Star
PL Ribbon
Jap. Occupation. Ribbon
German Occupation Ribbon
Army Occupation. Ribbon
Purple Heart
AP - Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal
EAME - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Medal
Letter of Commendation

Medals of the US Army
Service Ribbons of the US Army

US ARMY AWARDS, DECORATIONS, CAMPAIGN & SERVICE MEDALS

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