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BORSELLINO, FRANK G.
2nd Lt. Frank G. Borsellino, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Borsellino.  Entered the Service, June 1942, trained in Army Transport of the Merchant Marines.  Has served in Panama, New Calendonia, Philippines, New Guinea, Mexico, and other points.
BOSTWICK, HOWARD E.
Pfc. Howard E. Bostwick, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Bostwick, attended Corsicana High School.  Enterede Army, 1943, trained at Ft. Benning.  Has served in France, Germany, and Australia, where now on duty.  Has 3 battle stars.
BOSWELL, LUTHER C.
S/Sgt. Luther C. Boswell, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Boswell, graduate of Barry High School. Entered the Air Corps, 1943, trained at Amarillo, Sheppard Field, Ft. Myers, Fla., and Barksdale Field, La. Has served in England, France, Germany, and Belgium, where now on duty. Has the Air Medal, and two Oak Leaf Clusters.

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BOURLAND, ALVIS D.
Sgt. Alvis D. Bourland, son of Mrs. Janie Bourland, husband of the former Miss Helen Louise Robinson, attended Barry High School.  Entered the Army, 1942, trained at S.C.  Now on duty at Mitchell Field, N. Y.
BOWDEN, BILLY M.
Y 1/C Billy M. Bowden, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Bowden, husband of the former Miss Martha Breithaupt, attended Corsicana High School and University of Texas.  Entered Navy, 1941, trained at Dallas, Florida, and California.  Has served in South Pacific, wounded on Okinawa, 1945, now in Hospital at Norman, Okla.  Has Purple Heart, Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and 2 Battle Stars.
BOWEN, KEITH W.
AM 3/C Keith W. Bowen, husband of the former Miss Pattie Jean Lewis, Corsicana.  Now serving in the Navy in Norfolk, Va.
BOWER, ROBERT F.
A/S Robert F. Bower, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Bower, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Enlisted in the Navy, 1945, trained at San Diego, Calif.

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BOWER, VERNON T.
Capt. Vernon T. Bower, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Bower, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Martha Ruth Brown, graduate of Corsicana School.  Entered the Air Corps, 1942, trained at San Antonio, Ballinger, San Angelo, Florence S.C.  Ontario, Calif. and Alabama.  Now on duty at Will Rogers Field, Okla.
BOWMAN, JOHNNIE M.
Pfc. Johnnie M. Bowman, son of Mrs. R. B. Bowman, husband of the former Miss Sylvania Miller, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered Infantry, 1944, trained at Camp Robinson, San Luis Obispo.  Has served in France, Belgium, Holland, Germany and Australia, now enroute to Pacific.  Has Combat Infantry Badge.
BOYD, WILLIAM E.
Sgt. William E. Boyd, son of Mrs. William E. Boyd, Blooming Grove, husband of the former Miss La Verle Rhodes, attended Pecan School. Entered service, 1941, trained with Army at Schoffield Barracks, Hawaii. Has served in Australia, Central and South Pacific, now has discharge, received in 1945. Has Silver Star.

Note: William Earl Boyd (1917 - 1994) Dresden Cemetery

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BOYD, WALTER L.
Pfc. Walter L. Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Boyd, graduate of Mildred High School.  Entered service, 1944.  Trained with Infantry at Camp Hood.  Served in Hawaii, Marianas, Carolina Islands and Okinawa.  Wounded 1945.  Has Purple Heart.  Now at William Beaumont General Hospital.

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BOYD, ZACK
S/Sgt. Zack Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Boyd, Wife the former Eula Mae Decker.  Attended Mildred High School.  Entered service 1941.  Trained in the Air Corps at Brooks Field, and Kessler Field.  Served in Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Algeria, Tunisia and other places.  Now on duty at Payne Field, Cairo, Egypt.
BOYD, JOHN A.
Y 2/C John A. Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Boyd, graduate of Mildred High School.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with the Navy at San Diego, Calif.  Served in Australia, Guadalcanal, Philippines, Marianas and Hawaii.  Now on duty at San Diego.
BOYD, OLIF
S/Sgt, Olif Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Boyd. Wife the former Tosa Philina Anderson.  Graduate of Mildred High School, and Byrnes Commercial College.  Trained with Air Corps at Boston, Mass., and Aberdeen, Maryland.  Served in Alaska, Aleutians and is now in Adak.
BOYD, RALPH C.
Y 3/C Ralph C. Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Boyd, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1943.  Trained with the Navy at Corpus Christi.  Now on duty in Treasure Island Calif.
BOYD, CHARLIE N.
Pfc. Charlie N. Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Boyd, Blooming Grove. Entered service, 1942. Trained with the Army at Camp Wolters and Camp Gruber. Served in Africa, Corsica, France, and Germany.

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BOYD, ALVA P.
Cpl. Alva P. Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Boyd, Blooming Grove.  Attended Avalon High School.  Wife the former Imogene Watkins.  Entered the Air Corps, 1942, training in Florida, Kansas, Wyoming, Oklahoma, and Texas.  Served in Guam where he is now on duty.
BOYD, ROBERT L.
Pfc. Robert L. Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Boyd, graduate of Mildred Schools.  Entered the Army in 1944, training at Camp Hood.  Served at Hawaii, Marianas, and now in Okinawa.  Wounded in Okinawa, May, 1945.  Received Purple Heart.
BOYD, NATHAN G.
Flight Officer Nathan G. Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Boyd, husband of former Geraldine Reed.  Graduate of Palestine High School.  Entered the Air Corps 1942.  Trained at Los Angeles, Calif., San Marcos, Tex., Rapid City, S.D.  Served in England and Germany where now on duty.
BRACKEEN, WOODROW
Sgt. Woodrow Brackeen, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Brackeen, Corsicana.  Wife the former Helen Caton.  Attended Oklahoma Schools.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with Air Corps at Waco Army Air Field and is now on duty in Philippines.

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