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The Men and Women in World War II from Runnels County

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Faglie, Alvin A.

CM 3/c Alvin A. Faglie, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Faglie, Ballinger, husband of Betty Sue Long, Ballinger, attended Ballinger Schools.

Entered Navy, 1942, trained at Davisville, R.I. Served in Bermuda, SW Pacific and Philippines. Awarded GCM, AT, AP and PL Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

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Faris, Lottie W., Jr.

S 1/c Lottie W. Faris, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Faris, Ballinger attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy, 1944, trained at USNTS, San Diego. Served in Asiatic Pacific Theater. Awarded AT, AP, EAME and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Farley Edward F.

S 2/c Edward F. Farley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Farley, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy, 1945, trained in San Diego, Calif. Served on USS Wilkes Barre.

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Feist, Kenneth D.

Sgt. Kenneth D. Feist, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Feist, Rowena, husband of Irene Olsak, Ballinger, graduate of St. Edwards U.

Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camps Maxey and Shelby. Served in Europe. Awarded GCM, AT, EAME, Victory Ribbons, 2 Bronze Stars and Com. Inf. Badge. Discharged in 1946.

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Feist, Wiley R.

Sgt. Wiley R. Feist, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Feist, Rowena, graduate of St. Joseph High. Entered St. Mary U.

Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Hood. Served in Luzon and Japan. Awarded GCM, AP, Victory and AT Ribbons with 1 Bronze Star. Discharged in 1946.

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Fikes, James C.

T/4 James C. Fikes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Fikes, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1946, trained at Ft. Bliss, Ft. Knox, and Camp Kilmer. Served in Germany.

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Fikes, Virgil Calvin

Pvt. Virgil Calvin Fikes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Fikes, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Marines, 1943, trained at San Diego. Served on Marshalls, Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima. Awarded Navy Comm., Purple Heart, AT and AP Ribbons. Wounded on Iwo Jima, 1945. Discharged in 1945.

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Fisher, Clifford W.

Sgt. Clifford W. Fisher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Fisher, Winters, attended Bradshaw High.

Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Roberts, Calif. Served in South Pacific. Awarded Purple Heart. Killed in Action, 1945 on Okinawa.

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Flanagan, Charles Elliott

Sgt. Charles Elliott Flanagan, Rt. 2, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Flanagan, Ballinger, attended Blanton Schools.

Entered Army, 1941, trained at Camp Callan, Cal. Served in Pacific, Hawaii and Marshalls. Awarded Purple Heart, AP and AT Ribbons. Killed in Action on Marshalls in 1944.

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Flanagan, Marquiss

Sgt. Marquiss Flanagan, Box 144, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Flanagan, Ballinger, husband of Louise Foyler, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Nat'l Guard, 1940, trained in Texas, Fla., Mass. and Va. Served in Africa and Italy. Awarded GCM, Combat Inf. Badge, Purple Heart, ET Ribbon with 2 Battle Stars, Am. Def. and AT Ribbons. Wounded in Italy, 1943. Discharged in 1945.

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Flint, Billy Joe

Pvt. Billy Joe Flint, Rt. 1, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Flint, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1946, trained at McClellan, Ala. Served in USA.

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Flint, Jack R.

EM 3/c Jack R. Flint, Box 124, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Flint, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Coast Guard, 1942, trained in N.Y., N.H., S.C., Mass. and Calif. Served in transport Gen. A. W. Gruly in Europe and Pacific. Awarded GCM, ET and AP Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Flynt, Earnest B.

Sgt. Earnest B. Flynt, Box 22, Winters, son of Mrs. W. F. Flynt, Winters, attended Winters High.

Entered AAC, 1942, trained in Utah and Calif. Served in India and China. Awarded GCM, Am. Def., AP and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Folsom M. B.

Capt. M. B. Folsom, Box 44, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. N.J.B. Folsom, Center, husband of Rubye Morrison, attended Folsom High.

Entered Army, 1938, trained in Okla., Texas and La. Served in European Theater. Awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Am. Def., AT, ET, 3 Stars, and Occ. Ribbons. Wounded in Lynich, Germany, 1945. Discharged in 1946.

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Forbus, Robert Theron

S 2/c Robert Theron Forbus, Rt. 2, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Forbus, Winters, attended Norton High.

Entered Navy, 1946, trained in San Diego. Served in China.

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Forbus, Weldon D.

Cpl. Weldon D. Forbus, 804 10th, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Forbus, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Mer. Marines, 1945, trained in Fla., S.C., France and Texas. Served on Hosp. Ship John J. Meany. Awarded ET Ribbon. Re-enlisted in Air Corps.

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Ford, Cecil G.

T/Sgt. Cecil G. Ford, Box 272, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Ford, Winters, husband of Violet Hoover, graduate of Winters High.

Entered AAC, 1942, trained in Texas, Kansas and Ill. Served in India and China. Awarded GCM, Victory, AP, 2 Battle Stars, Dist. Unit Cit. and AT Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

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Ford, Clovis B.

Major Clovis B. Ford, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ford, Norton, husband of Kathleen McDonald, attended Norton High.

Entered Army, 1941, trained in Texas, Oregon, Colo. and N.J. Served in European Theater. Awarded GCM, Exp. Rifleman, Combat Inf. Badge, ET Ribbon with 3 Battle Stars, Bronze Star, Am. Def. and AT Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Foreman, Bobbie W.

T/4 Bobbie W. Foreman, Rt. B, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. Z. Foreman, Ballinger, attended Crews High.

Entered Army, 1945, trained at Ft. Lewis, Wash. Served in Pacific and USA.

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Foreman, Lonnie Z.

AMM 3/c Lonnie Z. Foreman, Rt. 2, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. Z. Foreman, Ballinger.

Entered Navy, 1943, served in New Hebrides and USA. Discharged in 1946.

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Foster, Leonard E.

Cpl. Leonard E. Foster, Rt. 2, Wingate, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Foster, Wingate, graduate of Wingate High.

Entered Marines, 1943, trained at San Diego and Camp Elliott, Calif. Served on Tarawa, Saipan and Tinian. Awarded Pres. Cit., 3 Battle Stars and GCM. Discharged in 1945.

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Foster Troy E.

S 2/c Troy E. Foster, Rt. 2, Wingate, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Foster, Wingate, attended Wingate High.

Entered Navy, 1945, trained at Camp Elliott and San Diego. Served in Naval Repair Base, San Diego.

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Fowler, Eddie Ray

Pvt. Eddie Ray Fowler, Box 871, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Fowler, Winters, husband of Joy Green, attended Winters High.

Entered Army, 1943, trained in Texas and Wash. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded GCM, Victory, Am. Def., PL, AP, Unit Cit. and 2 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1946.

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Fowler, Raymond E.

Sgt. Raymond E. Fowler, Box 781, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Fowler, Winters, husband of Jean Young, attended Winters High.

Entered Air Corps, 1942, trained at Sheppard Field, Texas and Chanute Field, Ill. Served in USA. Awarded GCM and Victory Ribbon. Discharged in 1946.

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Fowler, Fred Calvin

MM 1/c Fred Calvin Fowler, Rt. 2, Ballinger, son of Mrs. H. B. Fowler, Ballinger, husband of Helen Looney, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Seabees, 1943, trained in Va. and Mass. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Discharged in 1945.

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Fowler, Harold B

Sgt. Harold B. Fowler, Rt. 2, Ballinger, son of Mrs. H. B. Fowler, Ballinger, husband of Billijo Dunning, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas. Served in USA, European Theater, Japan and Philippines. Awarded EAME, AP, GCM, PL, Victory and AT Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Fowler, James C.

S 1/c James C. Fowler, Box 144, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Fowler, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Navy, 1944, trained at San Diego. Served in USA and Asiatic Pacific. Awarded AT, AP, PL, Victory and Jap. Occ. Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Fowler, Jesse E.

2nd Lt. Jesse E. Fowler, Box 144, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Fowler, Ballinger, attended Temple Jr. Col. and JTAC.

Entered Army, 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Texas, Calif. and Ariz. Served in USA. Awarded GCM and AT Ribbon. Died in El Paso, Texas, June 23, 1943.

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Fowler, Robert H.

Capt. Robert H. Fowler, Box 144, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Fowler, Ballinger, husband of Maurine Batts, graduate of Ballinger High. Attended JTAC.

Entered Army, 1940, trained in Texas, Calif. and Ariz. Served in USA, Cuba, Brazil, Africa and Italy. Awarded Am. Def., AT, DFC, Air Medal, 3 OLC and EAME Ribbon.

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Fowler, Virgil Wallace

MoMM 3/c Virgil Wallace Fowler, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. U. Fowler, Norton, husband of Florence Poindexter, attended Norton High.

Entered Navy, 1943, trained at San Diego and Moffiet Field, Calif. Served in Pacific. Discharged in 1946.

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Frazier, Roscoe R.

S 1/c Roscoe R. Frazier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Frazier, Maverick, attended Bronte High.

Entered Navy, 1945, trained in San Diego. Served in USA.

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Fry, Jack P.

Cpl. Jack P. Fry, 805 5th, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fry, Ballinger, husband of Virginia McShan, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Air Corps, 1942, trained in San Angelo AAF, Texas. Discharged in 1945.

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Fulrath, Raymond L.

S/Sgt. Raymond. L. Fulrath, 205 8th, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fulrath, Mt. Carroll, husband of Elizabeth Dahmann, attended Mt. Carroll High.

Entered AAC, 1941, trained in Texas and Miss. Served in European Theater. Awarded GCM, Pres. Cit., Victory, ET Ribbon with 3 Battle Stars, and Purple Heart. WOunded in Germany, 1945. Re-enlisted for 2 years.

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In Memoriam
A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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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