Carl P. Bruner
of Navarro County, Texas


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Electrician Carl P. Bruner, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Bruner, of Frost, Texas, was born at Kerens, Texas, March 5, 1900.  He received his education in the public schools, being a graduate of Frost High School, and also spending one year at Baylor University.  Volunteered for service with the United States Navy and on May 2, entered as an apprentice seaman and trained at the Great Lakes, in Illinois, two months; was then sent to Harvard University, where he completed a course in the Naval Radio School and was promoted to Radio Electrician of the Second Class.  He was then assigned to sea duty on the U.S.S. New Mexico, going to many European ports, and with which ship he remained until he received his discharge, March 26, 1919. 

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