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DEUPREE, FRANK, JR.
Frank Dupree, Aviation Radioman 2/C, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Deupree, Corsicana.  Entered Navy June, 1943, trained at Boot Camp at Corpus Christi, Memphis, Tenn., Banana River, Fla, and Norfolk, Va.  Went Overseas Dec., 1944, now on duty as Radioman on a Navy Patrol Bomber in the Philippines.
DEVENY, CHARLES A.
Lt. Charles A. Deveny, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Deveny, graduate from Corsicana High School, attended Univ. of Texas, and Hillsboro College.  Entered Army Air Corps, 1943, as a Meteorologist, trained at the Univ of New Mexico and California Institute of Technology.  No en route to the Pacific Theater.
DEW, BOBBY W.
PM 3/C Bobby W. Dew, son of Mrs. Bertha Dew, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered the Navy, 1943, trained at San Diego, Cal.  Has served with Medical Corps in the Aleutian Islands, where now on duty.
DEWITT, WALLACE, JR.
S. M. 2/C Dewitt Wallace, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Wallace, Dawson, graduate of Richland High School.  Entered the Navy in 1942, trained in San Diego, Calif.  Has served in the Philippines, Marshall Islands and Okinawa.  Has Five Battle Stars, now on duty in San Francisco, Calif.
DICKSON, RALPH B.
Sgt. Ralph B. Dickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Dickson, husband of the former Miss Harriett Thames, graduate from Corsicana High School, and North Texas Teachers College.  Entered the Army Air Corps, 1942, trained at Camp Wolters, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Buckley Field, Colo.  Has Good Conduct and Marksmanship Medal.  Now on duty in Panama.

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DICKSON, LOUIS W.
T/5 Louis W. Dickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Dickson, Purdon, husband of the former Dorothy Cates, graduate of Purdon High School.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Paratroopers in Ft. Lewis, Ft. Benning, Camp McCall, Camp Forrest.  Has served in England, Belgium, Germany, and France, where he is now on duty.

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  • Louis Walton Dickson
DICKSON, GRAHAM N. 
S 1/C Graham N. Dickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Graham D. Dickson, Corsicana, husband of the former Audrey Faye Wilds, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Navy at Great Lakes and Gulfport, Mississippi.

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DILLARD, ALVIN L.
Cpl. Alvin L. Dillard, son of Mrs. Maggie M. Dillard, Corsicana, husband of the former Vera Freeman of London, England, attended school at Phillips Chapel.  Entered the Army, 1942, trained at Camp Barkley, and Ft. Dix, N.J.  He served in England, France, and Germany, where now on duty.  Has been awarded the Purple Heart.

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DILLARD, JESTER C.
Cpl. Jester C. Dillard, son of Mrs. S. P. Dillard, Corsicana, husbnad of the former Miss Alice Wilson, attended Phillips Chapel School.  Entered the Air COrps, 1942, trained at Brooks Field, Texas, now on duty there.
DIXON, CHARLES T.
Pfc. Charles T. Dixon, son of Mrs. J. C. Sewell, husband of the former Miss Dorothy B. Strange, attended school at Waldo, Ark.  Entered Air Corps Sept, 1942, trained at W.A.F.S., Waco, Symers Air Base, now on duty at Convalescent Hospital, Plattsburg, N.Y.  Has Good Conduct Ribbon, and Service Ribbon.

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DOBBS, BILLY JOE
S. Billy Joe Dobbs, son of Mrs. P. J. Harper, Dallas, formerly of Kerens, attended Kerens High School.  Entered the Navy in March, 1945, trained at Naval Training Station, San Diego, Calif.  Has served in Hawaiian Islands, where now on duty.
DOBBS, BOBBY G.
S 2/C Bobby G. Dobbs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Dobbs, of Orange, graduate of Kerens High School.  Entered the Navy, 1943, trained at Corpus Christi, and the Navy Training Station in New Port, R.I.  Now on duty in the Pacific Theater.
DOBBS, WILLIAM C.
1st Lt. William C. Dobbs, son of Mr. M. C. Dobbs, Kerens, Texas, husband of the former Miss Floy J. Dobbs, graduate of Kerens High School, attended A&M.  Entered Air Corps, trained at Denver, Colo., Denima, N. Mexico.  Has served in N. Africa, ETO Campaigns, now on duty in Brazil.  Awarded Air Medal, ETO with 4 Battle Stars, 3 Presidential Citations, Croix De Guerra, Purple Heart, wounded Aug, 1944, in France.

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DOCKERY, NOLEN J.
Pvt. Nolen J. Dockery, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Dockery, attended Emhouse Schools. Entered service 1944, trained at Camp Hood with Army. Has served in New Guinea, Leyte, and in Luzon, where he is still on duty. Has Combat Infantryman's Badge and Expert Riflemans badge.

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DOCKERY, ORSBORN L (BUD)
S/Sgt. Orsborn L. Dockery, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Dockery, Corsicana, attended Corbet School.  Entered service, 1935, formerly Motor Corps Sargent with training at Marfa and Ft. Sam Houston, now with Air Corps at Liaison Pilot.  Has served in England, France, now on duty in Germany.
DOCKERY, EUEL V.
Pfc. Euel V. Dockery, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Dockery, husband of the former Miss Patty Sue Buchanan, attended Corbet Schools.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Army Infantry as M. P. at Ft. Sill, Ft. Ord, Camp Haan, and Battle Creek.  Has served in England, France, Holds Battle Stars and Gunnery Medal.
DOCKUM, RICHARD S.
Capt. Richard S. Dockum, son of Mrs. Myrtle Dockum, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Army Myrtle Nunn, graduate of Corsicana High School and Texas A&M College.  Entered service, 1942, served as Inspector General with Army Air Corps.  Now on duty on Santa Maria of Azores.

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DOCKUM, OSCAR L.
Lt. Col. Oscar L. Dockum, son of Mrs. Myrtle S. Dockum, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School, A&M College, Masters Degree from University of California.  Entered service, 1941.  Has served in England and Germany, now in France.
DONALDSON, RAYMOND H.
T/4 Raymond H. Donaldson, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Donaldson, Rice.  Entered the service in foreign duty since May 28, 1942, served in New Guinea, Marshall Is., Philippines and Luzon Islands.
DONALDSON, CLAUDE B., JR.
Mo. M. M. 2/C Claude B. Donaldson, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Donaldson, Rice.  Entered the Navy, July 4, 1942, trained at San Diego, Cal.  Sailed for foreign duty in March, 1945, now on patrol duty off the coast of the USA.

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