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mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NAIL, BLAKE F., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nail, Center, husband of Syble Bradshaw, graduate of Center High. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Ft. Bliss, Texas.   Served in England. Awarded Amer. Defense, ETO Ribbons and Pres. Citation. Wounded in England, 1944, Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NEAL, DOUGLAS M.,  son of Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Neal, Center, graduate of Center High School.  Trained in Brooks Field in San Antonio.   Warded Dist. Flying Cross, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, United Nations Medal, Korean Service Medal.  Discharge in 1963

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NASH, JOHNNIE W., Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Nash, Center, husband of Juanita Northcutt, attended Center High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.  Served in Tunisia, Sicily, Normandy, France, Rhineland, Ardennes, Morocco, Central Europe. Awarded 8 Bronze Stars, Dist. Unit Badge, 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, 1 Bronze Arrowhead and GC Medal. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NASH, RUTH L. Cadet Nurse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Nash, Center, graduate of San Marcos High.  Entered Cadet Nurse Corps in 1942, trained at Robert B. Green Memorial Hospital, San Antonio, Texas.  Served  at Markham Hospital, Longview, Texas.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NEAL, DURWOOD E., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Neal, Timpson, graduate of Timpson High.  Entered Army, 1944, trained at Ft. Riley, An., Camp Hood, Texas.   Served in France, Central Europe and Rhineland, Awarded EAME Ribbon with 2 Stars and Victory Medal.  Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NEILL, BILL, T/Sgt., son of Mrs. Missie Neill, Timpson, attended Terne High. Entered Army 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Texas. Served in European Theater. Awarded Amer. Theater, EAME Ribbons, GC and Victory Medals.  Discharged 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NICHOLS, CLYDE R., Lt.Col., son of Mrs. J. R. Nichols, Timpson, graduate of Texas A&M.  Entered Army, 1940, trained at Ft. Bliss, Texas.  Served with Arkansas National Guard, Served in Army as Senior Instructor, Coast Artillery School and Anti-Aircraft Artillery 2 years.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NICHOLS, JOE R., JR., son of Mrs. J. R. Nichols, Timpson. Entered Navy, 1942, trained at Great Lakes, Ill.  Attached to USMC. trained at Camp Elliott, Ca.   Served in New Caledonia and Guadalcanal.  Placed on inactive Duty in1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NICHOLSON, EVERETT W., S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. K. H. Nicholson, Center, husband of Laura Zona Watson, Columbus, Ohio, graduate of Center High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Bliss, Texas, Camp Crowder, Mo. and Bell Telephone School, Columbus, Ohio.  Served in USA. Discharged 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NICHOLSON, KENNETH N. 2nd Lt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Nicholson, Center, attended Texas U. and SFA, Texas. Entered Army Air Corps 1942,  trained at Ellington Field and Midland Army Flying School.  Missing en route to Hawaii from Hamilton Field, October, 1942.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NICHOLSON, WILLIAM L. Radarman 2/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. K. H. Nicholson, Center, attended A&M. Entered Navy, 1944, trained at San Diego,. Served in Leyte, Mindora, Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and Occupation of Japan.  Awarded A-P Ribbon with 4 Battle Stars and Phil. Lib. Ribbon with 1 Battle Star.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NIPP, CHARLEY B., Flight Off. son of Mr. and Mrs. John Nipp, Timpson, graduate of Timpson High. Entered Army Air Corps in1943, trained at Camp Wolters, Miami Beach, Fla., Lansing, Mich. and other camps in Texas.  Awarded GC Medal. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)NORRIS, JOE, JR., S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Norris, Center, graduate of Center High. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Camp Bowie, Texas, Camp Blanding, Fla and Massachusetts. Served in Africa, Italy, France, Germany and Austria. Awarded Com. Inf. Badge, Purple Heart, Pre-Pearl Harbor and EAME Ribbons and GC Medal.  Wounded in Italy, 1944. Discharged, 1945.

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mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)OATES, STEVE HENRY, Cadet, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Oates, Joaquin, graduate of SFA. Entered Army Air Corps, 1941, trained at New Orleans, Jacksonville, Fla.  Killed in Plane crash in April, 1942.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)OLIVER, ODIS W., Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Oliver, Center, graduate of Anton High. Entered Marines, 1943 trained at San Diego. Served in New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Solomons and Guadalcanal. Awarded Consolidation of Solomons Ribbon and A-P Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)OLIVER, JAMES C., OS, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Oliver, Timpson, graduate of Timpson High.  Entered Merchant Marines in1945, trained at St. Petersburg, Fla.  Awarded Atlantic and Pacific War Zone and Mediterranean Ribbons.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)OLIVER, MELVIN C., T/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Oliver, Center, graduate of Cooper High.  Entered Army, 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Texas, Santa Rosa Ca. and Carolina Beach, N.C.. Served in Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe. Awarded GC Medal, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, 1 OLC, ETO Ribbon with 5 Stars. Wounded in Germany, 1944-45. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)OLIVER, ROBERT H. Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Oliver, Center, husband of Jean Taylor, attended Center High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Barkeley, Texas, Camp White, Ore. and Ft. Warren, Wyo. Served in Okinawa. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)O'REAR, BILLIE JOE, Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Elzie O'Rear, Shelbyville, graduate of Shelbyville High. Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Hood, Texas.  Served in Italy.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)O'REAR, TRAVIS R., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. Elzie O'Rear, Shelbyville, graduate of Shelbyville High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Adair, Ore and Ft. Lewis,Wash. Served in Philippines and Ryukyus Island. Awarded Amer. Theater, A-P Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, Phil. Lib. Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, GC Medal. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ORITZ, MABLYNE, T/5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Zohn Mays, Timpson. Entered WAC, 1945, trained at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa.  Served in ETO, England and France.  Awarded American Theater Ribbon, Victory Ribbon, Service Ribbon, EAME Medal and GC Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)OSWALT, GENEVA, Y 3/c., daughter of J. L. Oswalt, Shelbyville. Entered WAVES in 1944, trained at Hunter College, N. Y.  Served in San Diego.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)OWENS, TRUMAN B., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Owens, Shelbyville, husband of Ruth Olive Campbell, California.   Entered Coast Guard in  1942. trained at Georgia and California.  Served in Germany, German POW for 106 days. Discharged in 1945.

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mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PALMER, DELBERT J. Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Palmer, Center, husband of Dorothy Abshire, graduate of Center High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1943, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas. Scott Field, Ill, and Virginia. Served in California, Washington and Nebraska.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PALMER, NEISON E., S 2/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Palmer, Shelbyville, husband of Mildred Jamison.  Entered Navy in 1945, trained at San Diego, Ca.   Served  at US Repair Base, San Diego,Ca. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARAMORE, W. J. Pfc. son of Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Paramore, Tenaha, graduate of Tenaha High. Entered Army Air Cops in1942, trained at Ellington Field, Houston, Ca and Utah.  Served in India, China, Burma Theater. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Pres. Citation. Discharged in1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARISH, FLOYD, Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Parish, Center. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Ft. Knox, Ky. Served in England, France and Germany. Awarded Purple Heart and 3 Ribbons, Wounded in Germany, 1945.  Re-enlisted 1 year in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARKER, BEN P.  Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Parker, Tenaha, husband of Truman Godley, attended Texas University.  Entered Army Air Corps, 1943, trained at Univ. of Minn., Santa Ana, Ca., Texas and Alabama.  Served in Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Awarded 3 Bronze Stars, Amer. Campaign, A-P., Phil. Lib. Ribbons, GC and Victory Medals. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARKER, CHARLES W., Lt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Parker, Tenaha, husband of Charlie B. O'Brien, Logansport, graduate of Tenaha High. Entered Army Air Corps in 1945, trained at San Antonio, Brady, Greenville and received wings as pilot at Eagle Pass, Texas. Was instructor at  Thomasville, Ga for a Year and served in Japan.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARKER, FRANKLIN B., Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Parker, Tenaha, attended Tenaha High. Entered Army, 1944, trained at Ft. Lewis, Wash. and Ft. Bragg, N.C. Served in Germany with heavy Field Artillery with 7th Army. Awarded 3 Battle Stars with Citation.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARKER, JESSIE H. Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Parker, Shelbyville, husband of Lillian Metcalfe, attended Hamilton High.  Entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Jackson, Ft. Maultrie and Ft. Custer.  Served in England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Luzon, Philippines. Awarded Amer. Campaign, EAME Ribbon with 3 Battle Stars, A-P , Phil. Lib. Ribbons with 1 Bronze Stars, GC and Victory Medals. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARKER, JOHN W., T/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard C. Parker, Center, husband of Kathleen Liebreich, attended Texas University. Entered Army Air Corps in 1943, trained at Sheppard Field, Pyote, Texas.  Denver, Colo. and Florida.  Served in European Theater. Awarded Pres. Citation, Air Medal with 4 Clusters, Dist. Flying Cross and 5 Battle Stars. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARKER, NEELAN B., T/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Z. Parker, Choice, husband of Billie R. Potts. Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Sheppard Field. Served in ETO. Awarded EAME Ribbon, Purple Heart, Air Medal with 1 Cluster and GC Medal. Wounded in France in 1943. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARMER, JAMES W., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Parker, husband of Wanda Rudd, graduate of Center High.  Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Shelby, Miss.   Served in England, France, Belgium and Germany. Awarded Amer. Theater, EAME Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars and 1 Bronze Arrowhead. Dist. Unit Badge, Victory and GC Medals. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARRISH, FREDDIE F., T/5, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Parrish, Center, attended Excelsior School. Entered Army, 1940, trained at Camp Bowie. Served in Iceland, England, France, Belgium and Germany. Awarded GC Medal and Several Ribbons. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARRISH, J. D., Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs.Dossie Parrish, Center, attended Center High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Wallace and Camp Wolters. Served in ETO. Awarded EAME Ribbon with 2 Stars and GC Medal. Wounded in Africa, 1943; re-enlisted.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARRISH, MITCHELL L., S 2/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parrish, Center, graduate of Tenaha High.  Entered Navy, 1945, trained at San Diego. Served in South Pacific on USS Langley.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARRISH, MORRIS H., PhM 3/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parrish, Center, graduate of Tenaha High.  Entered Navy, 1945, trained at San Diego and US Naval Hospital Corps School.  Served at Corpus Christi at NATTC Dispensary Island. Was recalled to Active Duty in 1951 and stationed at Marine Base, Camp Pendleton in Oceanside and served on Destroyer, DD727, DeHaven. Served in Korea, operating out of Japan.  Was released from Active Duty in 1952 and discharged from Navy in 1955.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARRISH, OLIVER W., Ensign, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parrish, Center, attended SFA. Entered Navy, 1943, trained at San Diego, Ca. Served in  South Pacific. Awarded A-P Ribbon, Victory and GC Medals.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARROTT, DARWIN, S 1/c., son of Mrs. Nora D. Parrott, Center, graduate of Center High. Entered Navy, 1942, trained at San Diego. Served in Attu, Tarawa, Guadalcanal, Marshalls, Palau, Leyte Gulf, Lingayen Gulf.  Awarded GC Medal, Phil. Lib., Amer. Theater and 9 Stars. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARROTT, GEORGE A., Y 3/c., son of Mrs. Nora D. Parrott, Center, graduate of Center High.  Entered Navy, 1943, trained at San Diego. Served aboard USS LSM327 in Philippines, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Panama. Awarded Amer. Defense, Pacific Theater Ribbons.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PARTLOW, MILDRED L., Cpl., daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Hobson Lawson, Center, wife of Darrell M. Patlow, Rock Island, Ill., graduate of Center High.   Entered Marines in 1943, trained at Camp Lejeune, N. C.  Served in Cherry Point N. C., Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PATE, ARVEL, S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Pate, Timpson, husband of Dorothy Fay Hendrick,  attended Cooper School. Entered Army, 1939, trained at Ft. Sam Houston.  Served in ETO, Germany and Belgium.  Awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart, GC Medal, ETO Ribbon and Legion of Merit.  Wounded in Germany, 1945. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PATE, JAMES E., S/Sgt., son of Rev. J. D. Pate, Center, husband of Eloise Peak, attended Huber School. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Barkeley, Texas and Ft. Dix, N. J.  Served in ETO. Awarded Purple Heart and Pres. Citation . Wounded in France, 1944. Killed in Action 1944 at Argenton, France.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PATE, JOHN A., JR., Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pate, Center, graduate of Timpson High. Entered Army, 1945, trained at Ft. Lewis, Wash. Served in Pacific Area.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PATE, JOHN L. Cpl., son of Rev. and Mrs. W. T. Pate, Shelbyville, husband of Freda N. Williams, attended SFA. Entered Army,1 942, trained at Ellington Field, Texas and Miami Beach, Fla. Served at Ellington Field, Texas, Miami Beach, Fla and Ft. Thomas, Ky. Awarded GC Medal, Marksman W/Pistol, Rifle, Carbine. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PATE, L. AUBREY, S/Sgt., son of Rev.and Mrs. John D. pate, Center, husband of Norma Spinks, attended Tenaha High.  Entered Army Air Corps, 1941, trained at Keesler Field, Miss. and Dale Mabry Field, Fla. Served in Panama Canal Zone. Awarded Amer. Defense Ribbon, Amer. Theater Ribbon With 1 Battle Star. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PATE, PERSHING, Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie B. Pate, Timpson. Entered Army, 1939, trained at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas.  Served in France, Normandy.    Killed in Action in 1943 in France.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PATTERSON, DRUE, S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Mirt Patterson, Center, attended Cooper School.  Entered Army in 1941, trained at Camp Bowie, Washington, Oregon, California. North Carolina and Florida.  Served in Italy and France. Awarded 3 Battle Stars, Purple Heart and Silver Star.  Wounded in France, 1945.    Later Served in USA.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PATTERSON, J. C., Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Patterson, Tenaha, attended Edgefield School. Entered Army 1945, trained at Camp Hood.   Served in Luzon and Japan. Awarded  Bronze Star and GC Medal.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PAUL, JAMES R., S 1/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Paul, Jr., Center, attended Center High.  Entered Navy, 1944, trained at Coronado Island, San Diego.   Served in Japan, China, Philippines, Marshalls, Marianas, Wake, Solomons, New Caledonia, Saipan, Hawaii, Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima and Okinawa.  Awarded 2 Stars.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PAYNE, RAYMOND C., T/Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Payne, Shelbyville, husband of Berita English. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Phillips, Kan. Served in Philippines and New Guinea.  Awarded Amer. Theater, Asiatic with 3 Bronze Stars, Phil. Lib. 1 Star, GC and Victory Ribbons,. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PEACE, JAMES W., S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Peace, Joaquin, husband of Mae Willis, Logansport, La.. Entered Army Air Corps, 1940, trained at San Antonio and other Texas Camps, Nebraska and Kansas.  Served in ETO. Awarded ETO Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars, Amer. Def. Ribbon, Air Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster.   Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PEARCE, BENJAMIN W., S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Pearce, Center, husband of Jeanette Abele, New York City. Entered Army Air Corps in 1941, Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940, trained at Duncan Field, Texas and Robbins Fields, Ga.  Served in New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Admiraltys, Netherlands and Philippines.  Awarded Pre-Pearl Harbor, Amer. Def.. A-P Ribbons with 2 Battle Stars, GC and Victory Medals. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PEARCE, WILLIAM H. MM 1/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Pearce, Center. Entered Navy, 1939, trained at Norfolk, Va. Served aboard USS Thrush, Garret, Griffin, Gillespie and Gatling. Awarded Amer. Def. with 1 Star, Amer.Theater, EAME with 2 Stars, A-P with 14 Stars. Phil. Lib. with 2 Stars, Bronze Star, GC Ribbons, Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERKINS, EDWIN C., T/ 5., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Perkins, Center, graduate of Center High.  Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Robinson, Ark, Louisiana, New York.   Served in New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon and Okinawa.  Awarded A-P Ribbon with 3 Bronze Stars, Victory and Amer. Theater Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERKINS, LAMAR S., T/4, husband of Winnie Mae Crump, Timpson. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Ringgold and Ft. Bliss, Texas. Served in Australia, New Guinea, Admiraltys, Leyte and Luzon. Awarded A-P with 4 Stars, Phil. Lib. with 1 Bronze Star, GC and Victory Ribbons. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERMENTER, ELVIN S., SSM 3/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Permenter, Shelbyville, attended Huxley School. Entered Navy, 1943, trained at San Diego. Served on USS Independence. Awarded 3 Bars with 8 Stars. Discharged 1944.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERMENTER, C. D., Cpl., Son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Permenter, Center, graduate of Center High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1941, trained at Barksdale, La. and Charleston, S.C.   Served in Puerto Rico and Panama.  Awarded GC, AD, ATO Ribbons. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERMENTER, J. C., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Permenter, Shelbyville, husband of Marie Huggins, attended Shelbyville High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Sill,Okla., Camp Bowie, Texas and Camp Carson, Colo.  Served in ETO.  Awarded 3 Battle Stars, ETO, GC and AD Ribbons. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERMENTER, O.E., AB Seaman, son of Mrs. Claude Permenter, Center, graduate of Center High.  Entered Merchant Marines, 1943, trained at St. Petersburg, Fla.  Served in Africa, Japan and Italy.  Awarded GC, AD Ribbons.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERMENTER, PAULINE,AMM 3/c., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Permenter, Tenaha, graduate of Center High.  Entered WAVES, 1943, trained in Pennsylvania, New York, and Tennessee. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERMENTER, SMITH J. Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Permenter, Shelbyville, graduate of Shelbyville High.  Entered Army Air Corps, 143, trained at Atlantic City, N.J.   Served in Italy, France, and Germany. Awarded EAME, 6 Bronze Stars, Dist. Unit Badge, Ribbons,  Discharged 194

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERMENTER, TALMADGE T., Y 1/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Permenter, Shelbyville, husband of Thelma Ray Nichols, graduate of Shelbyville High.  Entered Navy, 1942, trained at San Diego and Oakland.  Served at Samar and Pearl Harbor.  Awarded 3 Bars and 2 Stars.  Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PERRY, CECIL W., Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Perry, Center. Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Hood.  Served in Japan.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PETERS, KENNETH S 1/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Peters, Center, husband of Florene Locke, attended Center High.  Entered Navy, 1944, trained in San Diego. Served in Hawaii, Marshalls, Marianas, Iwo Jima, Philippines, Okinawa and Japan.  Awarded Phil. Lib., 4 Battle Stars. GC Ribbons.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PHILLIPS, MARTIN W., PFC., son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Phillips, Shelbyville, husband of Ollie Mitchell, attended East Hamilton High.  Entered Army, 1942, trained in Hawaii.   Served in Guadalcanal, New Britain, Philippines and Nagious Island.  Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Phil. Lib., Purple Heart, GC Ribbons.  Wounded in Las Nagious, 1945. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PICKARD, E. BRYON, SSgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. William and Lou Pickard was stationed at Ft. Hood as part of the Tank Battilon.  He served in  France and Germany and Japan.  He was discharged in 1947.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PIGG, LEROY T., CPO, attended Shelbyville High. Entered Seabees, 1942, trained in West Virginia and Gulfport, Miss.  Served in Hawaii. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PIGG, MAXIE R., Sgt., graduate of Center High.  Entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.  Served ETO.  Awarded ETO Ribbons with 5 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)POLLARD W. WILSON, Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Pollard, Tenaha,  husband of Evelyn Crawford, graduate of Tenaha High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Howze, Texas, Camp Shelby, Miss and Camp Polk, La. Served in England, France, Belgium and Germany. Awarded 3 Battle Stars and Meritorious Service Plaque. Discharged 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PORTER, BISHOP G., JR., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Porter, Kermit, husband of Elizabeth Arlson, graduate of Center High.  Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Swift.  Served in England, France and Germany. Awarded ETO Ribbon with 1 Battle Star.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PORTER, CHARLES A., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. Lela Barker, Longview, graduate of Tenaha High.  Entered Army, 1941, trained at Camp Butner, N. C. Served in Italy.   Awarded Purple Heart. Wounded in Italy. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PORTER, PRESTON, Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Porter, Center, attended Center High. Entered Army, 1939, trained at Ft. Crockett, North Carolina and California.  Served in South Pacific. Awarded 2 Bronze Stars. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PORTER, RAY, T/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Porter, Center, husband of Norma Pascel, attended Old Center School. Entered Army Air corps, 1942, trained in Texas.  Served in South Pacific. Awarded Phil. Lib. 1 Bronze Star, GC, APO, 5  Bronze Stars, AD, Dist, Unit Badge, Air Medal, 4 Clusters.   Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)POU, CHARLES E., 1st. Lt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Pou, Tenaha, husband of Syble Jean Schrieber, graduate of SFA.  Entered Army, 1941, trained at Ft. Sam Houston, Louisiana, Maryland, N. Carolina and New Jersey.  Served in Africa, Sicily, England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Awarded AD, ETO, 6 Battle Stars, Belgium Fourregeure, ATO, Bronze Star and Ribbons.  Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)POWDRILL, R. J., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Powdrill, Center, attended Cooper High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Ringgold, Ft. Russell, Texas and FT. Riley, Kan. Served in APO. Awarded APO, 5 Bronze Stars, GC, Victory, Citation from Chinese Combat Command. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)POWELL, BEN F., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Powell, Center, attended Center High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1943, trained in Florida, Minnesota, S. Dakota, Arizona, Nebraska, California, New Mexico and Oklahoma.   Discharged, 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)POWELL, JAMES I., S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Powell, Shelbyville, graduate of Shelbyville High.  Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained in S. Dakota, Illinois and Florida. Served in ETO. Awarded ETO, 5 Battle Stars, DFC, Air Medal, 3 Clusters, Pres. Citation and Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)POWELL, JACK T., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Powell, Shelbyville, graduate of Shelbyville High.  Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Roberts, Ca.  Served in England, France.  Awarded Pres. Citation and Purple Heart. Killed in Action in France, 1944.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)PRINCE, GLENN E., MM 2/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Prince, Joaquin, husband of Adelle Willford, attended Joaquin High. Entered Navy, 1940, trained at San Diego. Served in Hawaii, Wake and Alaska.  Discharged in 1946.

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mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAMSEY, CLAUDE R., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Ramsey, Center, graduate of Center High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Roberts, Ca. Served in Guadalcanal, New Guinea and Philippines.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAMSEY, DANIEL H. S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Ramsey, Stockman, husband of Fay Jones, graduate of SFA. Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Sheppard Field, Texas and Pendleton Field, Ore. Served in ETO. Awarded ETO Ribbon and GC Medal.   Discharged 1945

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAMSEY, HENRY G., 2nd Lt., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Ramsey, Center, husband of Wanda January, graduate of Sam Houston STC. Entered Army Air Corps, 1944, trained in Big Springs, Texas.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAMSEY, JAMES A., Sgt. son of Mr. and Mrs. S.M. Ramsey, Timpson, attended Timpson High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Love Field, Chanute Field, Ill,. and Maxwell Field, Ala. Served in England. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAMSEY, JOHN D., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Ramsey, Center, graduate of SFA. Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Sheppard Field. Served in Africa, Corsica and Italy. Awarded ETO Ribbon, 4 Battle Stars. Discharged, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAMSEY, RAY F., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Ramsey, Center, husband of Mattie Jo Smotherman, graduate of Center High. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas and Ft. Benning, Ga.  Served in Africa, Italy, France, Belgium and England. Awarded ETO Ribbon with 5 Stars, GC, Purple Heart, Pres. Citation, 2 Clusters and Ribbons. Wounded in Belgium in 1944. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAMSEY, THOMAS P., Pvt., son of Mrs. R. B. Ramsey, Timpson, husband of Bernice Capman, graduate of Timpson High. Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Wolters, Ft. Riley, Kan. and Camp Pickett, Va. Awarded Rifle Medal.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAY, DELTON, S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Ray, Center, husband of Helena Barfoot, England, graduate of Henderson High.  Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained in Utah, Texas, Washington and California. Served in England. Awarded Dist. Unit Badge, ETO Ribbon, GC Medal, 6 Battle Stars. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAY, WILLIAM BEN, M/Sgt., son of Mrs. Mary Lou Ray, Center, husband of Hazel Taylor, graduate of Tatum High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Randolph Field, Texas.  Served in USA. Awarded GC Medal.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RAYMOND, JESSE C., JR., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Raymond, Shelbyville, attended Shelbyville High. Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Maxey. Served in Japan.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)REDMAN, JAMES, Pfc., son of Mrs. Alice Richardson, Center, husband of Annie Watlington, Houston.  Entered Army, 1942, trained in California. Served in Italy. Awarded EAME Ribbon, GC Medal and Victory Ribbon. Discharged 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)REED, ROBERT L., AETM 2/c., son of Mrs. B. M.Alford, Center, husband of Tommie Baker, graduate of SFA. Entered Navy, 1944, trained at Great Lakes, ill., Indiana and Texas.   Served ATO.  Awarded ATO and Victory Ribbons.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)REYNOLDS, JOHNNIE M. T/5, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Reynolds. Choice, attended Shelbyville High. Entered Army, 1940, trained at Ft. Clark, Ft. Bliss and Camp Maxey, Texas and England.  Served in France, Belgium, Germany and Czechoslovakia. Awarded ETO, 5 Battle Stars, Pres. Citation, GC, Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbons.   Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RHODES, JOE, Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Rhodes, Timpson, graduate of Timpson High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Gruber, Okla. and Springfield, Mo. Served  in England, France and Germany.  Awarded ETO, 2 Stars, Victory, AD and GC Ribbons. Discharged 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RHODES, JULIUS E., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Rhodes, Timpson, attended Buena Vista High and Center High, husband of Emma Jean Hagler.  Entered Army, 1941, trained in Galveston.  Served in ATO. Awarded GC Medal.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RISINGER, DARWIN R.  No other data available

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROBERTS, EVANE, Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Roberts, Timpson, Entered Army.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROBERTS, GILES C., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Roberts, Timpson. Entered Army, 1942, trained at March Field, CA. Served in States. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROBERTS, GLEN, Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. George Roberts, Timpson, husband of Marie Tatum. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Pavche, New Orleans, La. Served in ETO. Awarded GC Medal, 3 Battle Stars, Ribbon and 3 Overseas Stripes.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROBERTS, GUSS J. S 1/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Roberts, Timpson. Entered Navy, 1943, trained at Great Lakes, Ill. Served in  Pacific.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROBERTS, HENRY, Pfc., son of  Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Roberts, Timpson, Entered Army.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROBERTS, ONNIE L., PFC, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Roberts, Timpson. Entered WAAC in 1943, trained at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa and Camp Atterbury, Ind. Served in ETO, England and France.  Awarded ATO Ribbon, Victory Ribbon, WAAC Service Ribbon, EAME Medal and GC Ribbon. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROBERTS, MELVIN, STM 1/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. . Gus Roberts, Timpson. Entered Navy, 1945, trained at Bainbridge, Md. Served in California and Pacific.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RODGERS, JESSIE JAMES, son of Thomas Winfield and Ida Leona Pugh Rogers, Joaquin.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROGERS, GORDON A., T/Sgt., son of  Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Rogers, Center, husband of Eleanor patterson, graduate of Center High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Camp Robinson, Ark.   Served in ETO. Awarded ETO, GC and AD Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROGERS, JAMES G., JR., Lt. Commander, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. g. Rogers Center, husband of Virginia Boyd, graduate of Texas Dental College, Houston.  Entered Navy, 1942, trained at San Diego and Seattle, Wash.  Served in Marshalls, Solomons, New Guinea. Saipan, Leyte, Lingayen Gulf, and Iwo Jima on Natoma Bay Aircraft Carrier. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROGERS, JOHN O., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. James G. Rogers, Center, graduate of Center High.  Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Robinson, Ark. and Camp Fannin, Texas.  Served in New Caledonia, Philippines and Japan.  Awarded GC, APO, Phil. Lib. and AD Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROGERS, LUNSFORD B., Cpl., son of  Dr. and Mrs. J. M Rogers, Center, husband of Billadean Henley, graduate of Center High. Entered Army, 1941, trained in Puerto Rico. Served in Puerto Rico. Awarded AD and ATO Ribbons.  Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROGERS, NED B., AAM 3/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Rogers, Center, attended Center High. Entered Navy, 1943, trained in Corpus Christi, Norman, Okla.   Florida and California. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROGERS, TUCKER O., Cpl., son of  Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Rogers, Center, graduate of SWTSTC. Entered Army, 1942,  trained at Camp Crowder, Mo. Served in Africa, Sicily, England, France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany.  Awarded ETO, 8 Battle Stars, Purple Heart, GC and Pres. Citation Ribbons. Wounded in Normandy in 1944.   Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROGERS, WM. EDWARD, 1st Lt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Rogers, Center, husband of Mabel Porter, attended Texas A&M. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Camp Roberts, CA. Louisiana and Pennsylvania. Served in England, France, Belgium and Germany. Awarded AD, Pres. Citation, ETO with 5 Battle Stars and Ribbons. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROGERS, WILLIAM WINFIELD, son of Thomas Winifield Rogers and Ida Leona Pugh Rogers, Joaquin

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROSS, EUGENE C., Cpl., son of N. M. Ross, Center, husband of Doris Fuller, attended Center High.  Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Hammer Field, Ca.   Served in Africa, Sicily, Italy, France and Germany.  Awarded 8 Battle Stars, Arrowhead, GC, ETO and Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROSS, CARROLL O., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Ross, Center, husband of Emma Jean Hagler, attended Center High. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Bowie, Camp Hood, Camp Howze, Texas, California and Arkansas.  Served in Philippines and Japan.   Awarded GC, Inf. Badge, PTO, 1 Battle Star, Ribbons.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROSS, JOHN C., JR., T/5, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Ross, Center, husband of Rosie Tucker, attended Humble High. Entered Army, 1945, trained Camp Bowie, Camp Hood, Texas and Ft. Jackson, S. C.  Served in France, Germany and England. Awarded 3 Battle Stars, ATO, Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROSS, ROBERT E., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Ross, Center, graduate of Center High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1943,  trained in Miami Beach, Fla. Discharged in 1943.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROWE, DENNIS E., S 2/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Rowe, husband of Tommie Pilgreen. Entered Navy, 1945, trained in San Diego.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROWE, HERMAN H. Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Rowe, Paxton, attended Paxton High. Entered Army, 1940, trained at Ft. Crockett, Texas. Served in Alaska. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROWE, JOSEPH H., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Rowe, Paxton, attended Paxton High. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Ft. Bliss. Served in England.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)ROWE, ROBERT JUNE, Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Rowe, Paxton, attended Paxton High.   Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Hylen. Served in England, Belgium, Holland, France and Germany. Awarded ETO, 4 Battle Stars, Beachhead Arrow and Ribbons.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RUDD, CHARLES H.,  SK 3/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Rudd, Center, attended SFASTC. Entered Navy, 1943, trained at Ft. Worth and Great Lakes, Ill. Served in Hawaii.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RUDD, PERSHING W., Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Singer Rudd, Center. Entered Army, 1942,   trained at Camp Robinson, Ark.  Discharged in 1943.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RUNNELS, WILLIAM F., S 1/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Runnels, Center, attended SFASTC.   Entered Navy, 1944, trained at San Diego. Served in Hawaii, Okinawa, China, Saipan, Eniwetok, Philippines, Iwo Jima. Awarded ATO an APO Ribbons.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)RUTHERFORD, BERNIE D., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Rutherford, Timpson, attended Pasadena High. Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Hood. Served in Manila an Japan. Awarded Phil. Lib. Ribbon.

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mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SAMFORD, CHARLES L., T/3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cary Samford, Shelbyville, attended Shelbyville High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Young and Ft. Ord, Ca.  Served in England, France, Belgium and Germany.  Awarded ATO, EAME, 5 Bronze Stars, GC, Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SAMFORD, VAN P. Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Samford, Paxton, husband of Loyce Collum, graduate of SFASTC. Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Barkley. Served in India.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SAMFORD, W. H., T/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Holt, Center, attended Crockett High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Sheppard Field, Texas, Michigan and Nevada. Served in France. Awarded EAME, 3 Bronze Stars, GC, Air Medals, 2 OLC, Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SAMFORD, WELDON B., 1/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Samford, Center, husband of Margaret Bowlin, graduate of Center High. Entered Army, 1940, trained at Ft. Sill, Okla., Camp Bowie, Texas and Camp Barkeley.  Served in Philippines. Awarded GC, AD. ATO, 1 Star, Phil. Lib., 1 Star and Victory Ribbons.. Discharged, 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SANDERS, DELL F., Sgt., son of Mrs. W. A. Ferguson, graduate of Denton High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Sheppard Field, Texas, Massachusetts and New York. Served in ETO. Awarded Pres. Citation and ETO Ribbons.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SANFORD, SIMMIE C., Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. Simmie Sanford, Nacogdoches, husband of Mildred Jordon, graduate of Nacogdoches High. Entered Marines, 1943, trained in San Diego. Served in USA. Discharged in 1944.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SCHILLINGS, GRADY L., S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Schillings, Center, husband of Mary Lucille Walter, attended Center High. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Ft. Sill, Okla and California.   Awarded APO, 4 Bronze Stars, GC, 4 Year Clusters, Bronze Arrowhead, Ribbons. Wounded in Leyte, 1944,  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SCHILLINGS, JACK, Cpl., son of Mrs. Hardy Schillings, Center, attended Shelbyville High. Entered Marines, 1941, trained at Camp Elliott, Camp Linda Vista, Ca. Served in Pearl Harbor, Guadalcanal, Marshalls, New Caledonia, and Guam.  Awarded 3 Battle Stars, Pre-Pearl Harbor and Pacific Ribbons.  Re-enlisted.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SCHILLINGS, JAMES W., Sgt.,  son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Schillings, Center, attended Center High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Campbell, Ky. Discharged in 1943

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SCHILLINGS, ROGERS T., MM 2/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Schillings, Center, graduate of Shelbyville High. Entered Merchant Marines, 1944, trained in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Served on Hospital Ship. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SCRUGGS, LAWRENCE T., T/5 son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Scruggs, Center, husband of Edit Scruggs, attended Huber School. Entered Army, 1939, trained at Ft. Sam Houston, N. Carolina, Michigan and South Carolina. Served in France, Germany, Belgium. Awarded EAME 2 Bronze Stars, AD and GC Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SCURLOCK, JOHN T., T.4, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Scurlock, Enter, attended Texas A&M.  Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Hood, Camp Swift Texas and North Carolina.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SCURLOCK, CLARENCE RAY, Lt., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Scurlock, Center, attended Texas A&M. Entered Army Air Corps, 1943, trained in San Antonio, Waco and Victoria, Texas.  Served in Hawaii.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SEAGO, CHARLEY E., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Seago, Fellowship, husband of Nettie Lou Frazier, attended Fellowship High. Entered Marines, 1944, trained in San Diego and Camp Pendleton, Ca.   Served in Russells, Okinawa and Occupation of China. Awarded APO, 1 Star, Pres. Citation and Victory Ribbons.  Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SEAGO, LEON, Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Sego, Timpson, husband of Evelyn Bounds, attended Timpson High. Entered Army, 1945, trained in San Francisco. Served in Japan.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SEAGO, R. C., Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Seago, Timpson, husband of Martha Jo Smith, attended Timpson High. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Bragg, Okla. Discharged in 1943.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SHARPTON, WILLIAM, C., Pfc., son of Mrs. J. T. Sharpton, Center, attended Camp Worth High.  Entered Army, 1942, trained at Atlantic City, N.J., Missouri and Florida. Served in Australia, New Guinea, Dutch New Guinea and Philippines.  Awarded APO, Arrowhead, 4 Bronze Stars, Phil. Lib. 1 Star and GC Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SHEPHERD, CLANT E., JR., S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Clant Shepherd, Timpson, graduate of Timpson High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1941, trained at Sheppard Field. Served in Australia, New Guinea and Bismarck Archipelago. Awarded APO, 3 Bronze Stars, DFC, Air Medal and GC Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SHEPHERD, CLARENCE O'NEAL, Cpl., husband of Iris McCauley, graduate of Timpson High. Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Abbot, Ore. and Ft. Lewis, Wash. Served in France, Belgium, Germany, Philippines and Japan. Awarded GC, ETO, 1 Battle Star, ATO, APO, Phil. Lib. and Victory Ribbons.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SHEPHERD, EDWARD M., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. R .L. Shepherd, Timpson, attended SFASTC.  Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Hood, Tennessee, Kentucky and Washington, D.C. Served in USA.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SHILLINGS, ALVA L., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Cogswell, Center, graduate of Sardis High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Sheppard Field, Texas.  Served in Germany. Awarded ETO Ribbon.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SHOFNER, OSCAR H. Pfc., son of Mr.and Mrs. Oscar Shofner, Shelbyville, attended Shelbyville High. Entered Army, 1944, trained at Ft. McClellan, Ala. Served in ETO. Awarded Inf. Badge, Pres. Citation, 3 Battle Stars, Ribbons. Re-enlisted in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SHOFNER, WILLIAM P., JR., Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Shofner, Shelbyville, attended Shelbyville High. Entered Army, 1943, trained in Pennsylvania and Ft. Hamilton, N.Y.  Served in Australia, New Guinea, Admiraltys and Philippines.  Awarded 3 Battle Stars and Phil. Lib. Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SHULL, LAVON R., Pvt., son of Mrs. Jake Lovell, Shelbyville, husband of Mildred Burns, attended Shelbyville High. Entered Army, 1940, trained at Ft. Crockett, Camp Hulen, Texas and San Diego. Served in Aleutians, Alaska and Germany. Awarded APO, 2 Battle Stars, GC and AD Ribbons. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SIMON, BENJAMIN M., Lt., son of Mr. & Mrs. Meyer Simon, Center.  Enlisted in the Army Air Force in 1943, trained at Sheppard Field.  Served in the European Theater Operation.  Awarded the Silver Wings and commission as Lieutenant at Richmond, Virginia.  He received the Air Medal and Presidential Ciation.  He was with the 9th Army Air Force in Belgium.  Reported in action over Germany, March 14, 1945.  Buried in Belgium near Liege.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SIMS, FRANK, JR., Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sims, Shelbyville, husband of Maxine Edge. Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Roberts, Ca.  Served in Manila.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SIMS, WARD A., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sims, Shelbyville. Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Maxie, Texas, Robins, Field, Ga. and Elgin Field, Fla. Served in USA.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SLAUGHTER, CLIFTON, Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Slaughter, Center. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Shelby, Miss. and Camp Wolters, Texas.  Served in Southwest Pacific, New Guinea and Northern Solomons. Awarded A-P Ribbon, Phil. Lib. Ribbon, GC Medal and 2 Battle Stars.  Discharged in1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, EDDIE D., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Smith, Joaquin, Entered Army, 1945, trained at Ft. Filey, Kansas. Served in Philippines.  Awarded Sharpshooter Medal

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, HAROLD L. Sgt., son of Mr.and Mrs. Robert Smith, Timpson, husband of Lela Todd, attended Timpson high. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Hood. Served in England, France and Belgium. Awarded ETO Ribbon.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, HUGH, J., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Smith, Joaquin, attended Joaquin High. Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Fannin. Served in Italy.  Awarded  Purple Heart, Wounded in 1945.  Killed in Action in Italy, 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, JACK R., 1st Lt., son of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Smith, Joaquin, graduate of Allen Academy. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Rucker, Ala. Georgia and Arizona. Awarded Silver Star, Purple Heart with Cluster, Bronze Arrowhead Ribbons. Wounded in 1944.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, JAMES E., T/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. R. l. Smith, Timpson, graduate of Timpson High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1940, trained at Brooksfield, Kelly Fields, Texas, New York,   Connecticut and Virginia. Awarded EAME, 6 Bronze Stars, 3 Pres. Citations, GC, Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, JAMES V., Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Smith, husband of Winfred Phelps. Entered Marines, 1943, trained in San Diego.  Served in Hawaii and Marianas. Awarded Pres. Citation and APO Ribbon.  Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, MACK SHELBY, Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs. L. C., Smith, Center, graduate Center High.  Entered Army, 1942, trained at Ft. Riley, Kansas. Served in US.  Awarded GC Medal. Discharged in 1943.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, OVIS W., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Smith, Joaquin, husband of Dorothy Armstrong, attended Joaquin High.  Entered Army, 1945, trained at Camp Hood, Texas. Served in Pacific and Korea.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, ROY E., Capt., son of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Smith, Joaquin, graduate of A&M. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Barkeley and Ft. Sill, Okla.  Served in Europe.   Awarded Bronze Star, ETO, 5 Battle Stars, Bronze Arrowhead, Ribbons. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SMITH, WILLIAM H. GM 2/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Wood Smith, Center, husband of Maxine Williamson, graduate of Center High. Entered Navy 1942, trained at Camp Peary, Va and Washington, D.C. Served in Hawaii, Pacific, East China Sea, Yellow Sea and Japan.   Awarded ATO, APO, Unit Citation and Victory Ribbons.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SNIDER, JESSIE J., S2/c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Snider, Center, husband of Verna Lou Moore, attended Shelbyville High.  Entered Navy, 1943, trained in Corpus Christi. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SOLOMON, ASHLEY F., Sgt., son of  Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Solomon, Timpson, graduate of Timpson High. Entered Army Air Corps, 1940, trained in Ballows Field.  Served in Hawaii, Gilberts, Marshalls and Marianas.  Awarded AD and APO Ribbons. Discharged 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SOLOMON, BARNEY E., Cpl., son of Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Solomon, Timpson, husband of Lillian Fisher. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Camp Bowie, Texas, Florida and Massachusetts.  Served in Africa, Italy, France, Germany and Austria.  Awarded ETO Ribbon with 5 Battle Stars, Bronze Arrowhead, GC Medal. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)STACK, JOHNNY F.,  S 1/c., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Stack, Center, graduate of Center High.  Entered Navy, 1940, trained in San Diego. Served in Pacific Theater. Awarded Pre-Pearl Harbor, Purple Heart, APO, 3 Battle Stars and GC Ribbons.  Killed in Action on Guadalcanal, 1942.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)STEPHENS, T. O., Pvt., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Stephens, Center, husband of Murel Bush, graduate of Center High. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Camp Swift. Served at Camp Swift Personnel Office.  Discharged in 1942,

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)STEWART HARDY M. 2nd Lt., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Stewart, Center, husband of Becky Covington, graduate of Center High.  Entered Army Air Corps, 1943, trained at Lancaster, Ca., Arizona and Texas.  Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)STEWART, R. T., Pvt., son of Mrs. J. F. Stewart, Center, husband of Norma Lee Latham, attended Waterman High. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Roberts, Ca. and Camp Kilma, N.J.  Served in Africa, Sicily and Italy. Awarded ETO Ribbon with 3 Battle Stars. Discharged in 1944.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)STINSON, U.L. Sgt., son of Mrs. Ludie Anderson, Center, graduate of C.H. Daniel High. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Wolters. Served in ETO. Awarded 2 Battle Stars and GC Medal.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)STRICKLAND, NEAL W., S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. U. B. Strickland, Shelbyville, husband of Mildred Collins, Entered Army, 1940, trained at Ft. Benning, Ga., New York, Texas and Wisconsin. Served in ETO. Awarded GC, AD, Combat Inf. Badge, Bronze Star, Pres. Citation, Purple Heart, ETO, 3 Battle Stars, Ribbons. Wounded in Germany, 1944.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)STRONG, THOMAS F., S/Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Strong, Tenaha, graduate of Center High. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Kohler, Ca. Served in Oahu. Awarded GC, Victory, 1 Service Stripe and 2 overseas Service Bars. Discharged in 1946.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)STUTTS, GEORGE B., Sgt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Vinie Richards, Timpson, attended Timpson High.  Entered Army, 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Texas. Served in France, Germany, Belgium and England. Awarded ETO. 3 Battle Stars, AD, and GC Ribbons. Captured in Belgium in January, 1945. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SURI, LOIS M. Pfc., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Lee, Shelbyville, attended Shelbyville High. Entered WAC, 1945, trained at Des Moines, Iowa. Served in USA.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SWAILS, VERL F., T/5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Swails, Center, attended Center High. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Campbell, Ky. Georgia, Oklahoma and California. Served in France, Germany and Central Europe. Awarded  EAME, 6 Bronze Stars, Bronze Star, GC and Victory Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SWAN, VERNON, Sgt, son of Alphonzo and Hester Harvey Swan.  Married Edith E. Owens.  Attended Ashton School.  Entered U.S. Army 1942, trained at Camp Beaureguard, LA and was stationed at Ft. Sam Houston, TX assigned to 1857th Service Command Unit, Hdq. Detachment.  Received Good Conduct and American Defense Service Medals.  Discharged in 1945

mil_gif_usa.gif (194 bytes)SWANZY, THOMAS L., Pfc., son of Mr. and Mrs. Vera Swanzy, Shelbyville, husband of Thelma Doggett, attended Shelbyville High.  Entered Army, 1944, trained at Camp Callen, Ca. Served in France, Belgium, and Germany.  Awarded ETO, 3 Battle Stars, Purple Heart, Combat Inf. Badge, Ribbons. Wounded in Belgium, 1945.  Discharged  in 1945.

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