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The Men and Women in World War II from Runnels County

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Gabbert, Clyde T.

Pvt. Clyde T. Gabbert, Box 285, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Gabbert, husband of Thelma Scarbrough, graduate of Norton High.

Entered AAC, 1944, trained in Amarillo, Texas. Discharged in 1945.

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Gabbert, Thomas I. (Buster)

T/Sgt. Thomas I. Gabbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Gabbert, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High, attended Texas A&M.

Entered Army, 1944, trained in Ala., Neb. and Ky. Awarded GCM. Re-enlisted in 1946.

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Gallaway, Ansel M.

F 2/c Ansel M. Gallaway, son of J. G. Gallaway, Ballinger, attended Coleman High.

Entered Navy, 1944, trained in San Diego. Served in USA and on USS Lyman K. Swensen. Awarded AP, AT and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Gann, Archie

Pfc. Archie Gann, Rt. 1, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Gann, Kermit, attended Kermit High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained in Texas and Neb. Served in South Pacific. Awarded AP Ribbon and GCM. Discharged in 1945.

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Gardner, Charles F.

Capt. Charles F. Gardner, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Gardner, Winters, husbande of Madeline Coffey, graduate of Daniel Baker Col.

Entered AAC, 1941, trained in Calif. and Ariz. Served in Aleutians. Awarded Am. Def. and AP Ribbons with 1 Battle Star. Discharged in 1945.

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Gardner, James F.

T/Sgt. James F. Gardner, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Gardner, attended Winters High.

Entered AAC, 1942, trained at Santa Maria, Calif. and Great Falls, Mont. Served in England with 8th AF. Awarded GCM, ET, Victory and AT Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

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Gardner, Rex C.

Pfc. Rex C. Gardner, Box 804, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Gardner, Winters, husband of Minnie Park, attended Winters High.

Entered Air Corps, 1942, trained in Texas. Served as instructor in USA. Awarded GCM. Died at Robins Field, Ga., Aug. 8, 1945.

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Gentry, Mildred R.N.

1st Lt. Mildred R. N. Gentry, 1201 7th, Ballinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Gentry, Ballinger, attended Abilene High, graduate of Parkland Hosp., Dallas.

Entered ARmy, 1942, trained in Texas. Served in USA, N. Guinea and Philippines. Awarded AP, 2 Bronze Stars, PL, Bronze Star, AT and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Gerald, Kenneth G., Jr.

Sgt. Kenneth G. Gerald, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. K. Gerald, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Mer. Marines, 1945, trained in Fla., Texas and Va. Served in Germany.

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Gerhardt, Harold F.

Sgt. Harold F. Gerhardt, son of Mrs. Mary Pokorny, Rowena, husband of Grace Moore, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Hulen and Camp Howze, Texas. Served in European Theater. Awarded Victory, GCM, AT, EAME Ribbon and 2 Bronze Battle Stars. Discharged in 1946.

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Gerhardt, F.L., Jr.

Sgt. F. L. Gerhardt, Jr., 27 West 26th, San Angelo, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Gerhardt, Winters, husband of Margie Jenkins, graduate of Crews High.

Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas. Served in Hawaii, Marianas, Okinawa and Philippines. Awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Combat Inf. Badge, GCM, AP, 3 Battle Stars, PL and Victory Ribbons. Wounded on Okinawa, 1945. Discharged in 1945.

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Gerhardt, Lesley Leonard

Cpl. Lesley Leonard Gerhardt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Powell Gerhardt, San Angelo, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas. Served in USA. Awarded GCM and Victory Ribbon.

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Gerngross, Ralph H.

MoMM 3/c Ralph H. Gerngross, Rt. 1, Rowena, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alois Gerngross, Olfen, attended St. Boniface High.

Entered Navy, 1944, trained in San Diego and Oceanside, Calif. Served in China, Philippines and on USS Beckhan. APA133. Awarded Victory, AP with 2 Battle Stars, Occ. of China and PL Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Giles, Durwood W.

RM 1/c Durwood W. Giles, Rt. 2, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Giles, Winters, graduate of Crews High.

Entered Navy, 1942, trained at San Diego, Wis. and Va. Served in EAME. Awarded AT, ET, AP, GCM, 4 Battle Stars and 4 Comm. Letters. Wounded in France, 1944. Discharged in 1945.

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Giles, Jarrell M.

Pfc. Jarrell M. Giles, Rt. 2, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Giles, Winters, husband of Maureen Offill, graduate of Crews High.

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

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Gilliam, Bobbie Odell

Pvt. Bobbie Odell Gilliam, 508 10th, Ballinger, son of Mrs. Mary Gilliam Coward, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1946, trained at Camp Polk, La. and Colo. Served in USA.

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Gilliam, William Bryan

SC 2/c William Bryan Gilliam, 508 10th, Ballinger, son of Mrs. Mary Gilliam Coward, Ballinger, attended Ballinger High.

Entered Navy, 1942, trained in Va., Miss. and Calif. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded GCM, AP, PL Ribbon and 3 Bronze Stars. Discharged in 1946.

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Goetz, Elton F.

M/Sgt. Elton F. Goetz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Goetz, Rowena, graduate of San Antonio Bus. Col.

Entered AAC, 1940, trained in Texas, Mo., La., Fla., Ky., Miss., Ark. and Tenn. Discharged and re-enlisted in 1946.

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Goetz, Harley Burnis

2nd Lt. Harley Burnis Goetz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Goetz, Rowena, husband of Neoma Joyce Kleeman, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered AAC, 1943, trained in Calif. and Ariz. Served in Italy. Killed in Action in Pisa, Italy, Jan. 2, 1945.

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Goetz, Fred A.

1st Lt. Fred A. Goetz, Rt. 1, Box 75, Miles, son of Mrs. Albert Wohlschiess, Miles, husband of Sally Stricklen, attended Miles High.

Entered Army, 1938, trained at Ft. Benning, Ga. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded GCM, Pre Pearl Harbor, Am. Def., AP, 1 Arrowhead, 4 Battle Stars, PL, 1 Star, Bronze Star, Combat Inf. Badge and Pres. Cit.

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Goetz, Juanita L.

Y 3/c Juanita L. Goetz, Rt. 1, Box 75, Miles, daughter of Mrs. Albert Wohschiess, Miles, attended Miles High.

Entered Naval Reserve, 1943, trained at Bronx, N.Y. Served in Washington, D.C. Awarded AT and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Gottschalk, Edward C.

Pfc. Edward C. Gottschalk, Rt. 3, Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Gottschalk, Winters, attended Winters High.

Entered Army, 1944, trained at Ft. Sill, Okla. and Ft. McClellan, Ala. Served in European Theater. Awarded ET, 3 Bronze Stars, GCM, Purple Heart, Army of Occ. and Victory Ribbons. Wounded in Luxembourg, 1945. Discharged in 1946.

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Gottschalk, Richard W.

Pfc. Richard W. Gottschalk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Gottschalk, Winters, attended Mann School.

Entered Army, 1942, trained in Texas. Awarded GCM, AT and Victory Ribbons. Discarged in 1946.

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Gray, Winton R., Jr.

T/5 Winton R. Gray, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Gray, Ballinger, attended John Tarleton.

Entered Army Med. Corps, 1943, trained in Texas, Calif. and Wash. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded AT, AP, 2 Battle Stars, PL, 1 Star, GCM, Victory Ribbon and Merit Unit Award. Discharged in 1946.

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Green, Daniel L.

Sgt. Daniel L. Green, 505 Broadway, Ballinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Green, Ballinger, graduate of Ballinger High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained in Calif. and Miss. Served in France and Germany. Awarded GCM, Victory, ET, 2 Battle Stars and EAME Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars. Discharged in 1946.

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Gresham, Daniel, Jr.

Pfc. Daniel Gresham, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Gresham, Winters, husband of Jewel O'Dell, Winters, attended Winters High.

Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas and Ft. Ord, CAlif. Served in Japan.

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Grissom, Doyle H.

Sgt. Doyle H. Grissom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Grissom, Ballinger, attended Crews Schools.

Entered Army, 1940, trained at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas, Seattle, Wash., Portland, Ore. and Drew Field, Fla. Served in Europe. Awarded GCM, Amer. Def., EAME and AT Ribbons with 3 Battle Stars.

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Grohman, Albert F.

S/Sgt. Albert F. Grohman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Grohman, Winters, graduate of Mann School.

Entered Army, 1941, trained at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas and Camp McCoy, Wisc. Served in Europe. Awarded Purple Heart. Wounded in France, 1944. Discharged in 1944.

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Grohman, Paul

BM 2/c Paul Grohman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Grohman, Winters, graduate of Lawn High.

Entered Navy, 1943, trained at San Diego. Served in Hawaii. Discharged in 1945.

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Gully, Alois A.

T/5 Alois A. Gully, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Gully, Rowena, graduate of St. Joseph School.

Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Hood. Served in Philippines and Japan. Awarded GCM, PL, AP Ribbons and Combat Inf. Badge with 1 Battle Star.

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Gully, Quentin B.

RM 3/c Quenton B. Gully, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Gully, Rowena, graduate of St Joseph School.

Entered Navy, 1944, trained in San Diego. Served in Philippines, Okinawa, Japan and Marianes. Awarded Victory, Am. Def. and AP Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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Gully, Wilbert O.

S/Sgt. Wilbert O. Gully, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Gully, Rowena, attended St. Josephs High.

Entered AAC, 1942, trained Buckley Field, Atlantic City, N.J., and Kearns, Utah. Served in New Guinea, Morotai, Philippines and Okinawa. Awarded GCM, PL and AP Ribbons with 6 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1945.

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Gully, Benedict J.

Cpl. Benedict J. Gully, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Gully, Rowena, husband of LaVerne Halfmann, Ballinger, attended Rowena High.

Entered Army, 1942, trained at SAAAF, San Angelo, Texas, Keesler Field, Miss., Harlingen AAF, Texas and March Field, Calif. Discharged in 1944.

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Gulley, David E.

T/Sgt. David E. Gulley, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gulley, Norton, graduate of Norton High.

Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas and Ft. Ord, Calif. Served in Philippines and Japan. Awarded Combat Inf. Badge and AP Ribbon.

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Gulley, James E.

Pfc. James E. Gulley, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gulley, Norton, graduate of Norton High.

Entered AAC, 1942, trained at Concho Field, San Angelo, Foster Field and AAF Kearns, Utah. Served in Hawaii. Awarded GCM and AP Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

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Guy, John B.

MM 1/c John B. Guy, Rt. 2, Wingate, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Guy, Winters, husband of Margaret Barron, graduate of Wingate High.

Entered Seabees, 1942, trained at Camp Endicott, R.I. Served in Asiatic Pacific. Awarded AP, 3 Bronze Stars and Pres. Citation with Star. Discharged in 1945.

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Guy, William B., Jr.

MoMM 3/c William B. Guy, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Guy, Rt. 2, Wingate, husband of Margaret Newman, attended Pumphrey School.

Entered Navy, 1942, trained at San Diego, Shoemaker, Calif. and Norman, Okla. Served in AP. Awarded AP, 3 Stars, AT, GCM and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

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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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