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Fourteen Central Texas War Dead Being Returned

Bodies of fourteen Central Texas heroes are included in the 357 remains being returned to the United States from Italy aboard the U. S. Army Transport Lawrence Victory. They lost their lives in World War 11 and were interred in temporary military cemeteries in Italy.

They are as follows, including branch of service and next of kin:

Pvt. James J. Alldredge, army, Mrs. John Alldredge, Teague.

Pvt. Johnnie E. Andrews, army, Elias J. Andrews. Groesbeck.

Pvt. Cecil E. Barker, army, Mrs. Sarah F. Barker, Waxahachie.

Pfc. William H. Davis, army, Robert E. Lee Davis, 310 North Ninth Street, Corsicana.

Pvt. Collie Frost, army, Wiley Frost, Blooming Grove.

Pvt. Martin H. Hanna, army, John W. Hanna, Rt. 1, Brownsboro.

T-4 Everett L. Keathley, army, Lear J. Keathley, Frost.

Pvt. Joseph W. Lusk, army, Mrs. Katie Lusk, Rt. 4, Corsicana.

PhM1C Richard M. McClintock, Navy, Richard M. McClintock, Mexia.

Pfc. John C. McCorkle, Army, Mattie L. McCorkle, Mount Calm.

2nd Lt. Maxie M. Mills, air forces, Albert Sidney Mills, Palmer.

1st Lt. John B. Naughton, army, Lillian B. Naughton, Waxahachie.

S-Sgt. Leo C. Padgett, air force, William H. Padgett, Mexia.

Pfc. Arthur J. Whiteley, army, James H. Whiteley, Ennis.

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Bodies Of Central Texas War Dead Being Returned

Bodies of thirteen Central Texans are included in the 234 from Texas being returned to the United States from Italy aboard the U. S. Army Transport Carroll Victory. The armed forces dead originally was interred in temporary military cemeteries at Nettuno and other points in Italy.

Following are the Central Texans, branch of service, and next of kin:

Pfc. Leo Cherry, Jr., army, Leo Cherry, Sr., Route 1, Kirvin.

S-Sgt. James S. Coleman, army, James A. Coleman, Wortham.

Cpl. Bradley Emmons, army, Henry G. Emmons, Teague.

Pvt. Viviaqn C. Gilliland, army, Tom B. Gilliland, LaRue.

Pfc. Cecil C. Lauderdale, army, Joe Lauderdale, Athens.

Pfc. Billy H. Long, army, Otho O. Long, Route 1, Barry.

T-5 Henry A. Mikeska, army, Mrs. Lena Mikeska, Abbott.

Pfc. Charlie Reece, army, Bessie Reece, Alvarado.

Capt. Charles L. Ricks, Jr., army, Charles L. Ricks, Sr., Ennis.

Pvt. Samuel E. Roark, army, John B. Stevens, Winnsboro.

Pfc. Edward G. Ventrca, army, Frank Ventrca, Ennis.

Pfc. Leslie L. Williams, army, Albert T. Williams, Hillsboro.

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Pfc. O. E. Johnson Be Returned Home

Five Central Texans are included in the bodies of 4,384 Americans who lost their lives in World War 11 being returned to the United States for reburial. They were originally interred in temporary military cemeteries in France, Belgium, Holland and Lexemburg.

Those being returned, rank, branch of service and next of kin:

Cpl. William W. Alderman, army, Ora M. Alderman, Teague.

T-Sgt. Joe D. Freeland, Jr., air force, Joe D. Freeland, Sr., Route 2, Itasca.

Pfc. Prentice W. Goolsby, army, Prentice W. Goolsby, Route 1 Thornton.

Pfc. Oather E. Johnson, army, Luther L. Johnson, 1015 West Tenth Avenue, Corsicana.

Pfc. J. T. Waller, army, John D. Waller, Mount Calm.

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Fifteen Bodies Central Texans Being Returned

Fifteen Central Texans are included in the 343 bodies being returned from Europe aboard the United States Army Transport Carroll Victory. Armed forces dead originally interred in temporary military cemeteries in France and Holland included.

Central Texans, branch of service and next of kin include:

Pfc. Walter L. Barr, army, Mrs. Jo Barr, Waxahachie.

Pfc. Henry A. Cavnar, Jr., army, Henry A. Cavnar, Sr., Coolidge.

Pfc Clarence Emmons, army, Jack Emmons, Fairfield.

Pfc. Herbert N. Hamilton, army, Tom Hamilton, R. 2, LaRue.

Pvt. Reuben T. Keeble, army, Mrs. Bessie E. Mills, R. 1, Teague.

T-5 Frank Kirkpatrick, army, J. Porter Kirkpatrick, Rt. 2, Aquilla.

Capt. John W. Mayfield, army, John P. Mayfield, Corsicana.

Pvt. Winston D. McKinney, army, Susie M. McKinney, Corsicana.

Pfc. Roy J. Mills, army, Ola L. Linebarger, R.2, Athens.

Pvt. Paul M. Mobley, army, Thomas O. Mobley, Hillsboro.

Pfc. Carl Redding, army, Vioice Redding, R. 1, Frankston.

Pvt. Odis Richards, army Edward D. Richards, Hubbard.

Pfc. Joe C. Riddle, army, Jennie M. Riddle, Athens.

Pfc. George J. Sykora, army, Annie Sykora, R. 1, Penelope.

Pfc. Orval W. Tarlton, army, Hugh W. Tarlton, R. 3, Mabank.

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Return Bodies U. S. Soldiers For Reburial

The bodies of ten Americans from Navarro and adjoining counties who lost their lived in World War 11 are being returned to the United States on the U. S. Army Transport Carroll Victory from temporary military cemeteries in Italy. A total of 157 Texans are included in this group.

Following are the men, rank, branch of service and next of kin:
S-Sgt. Horace L. Armstrong, army, James J. Armstrong, Waxahachie.

Sgt. John W. Bonner, army, W. K. Bonner, Route 1, Fairfield.

Pfc. Frank De La Cruz, army, Mrs. Lina Ramirez, Corsicana.

T-5 James D. Erby, army, James G. Erby, Itasca.

Sgt. Jack B. Gibson, army, Mrs. Abbie I. Gibson, Mexia.

Pvt. James C. Hammill, army, George C. Hammill, Murchison.

Pfc. Erma G. Hammer, army, Mrs. Frenchie Hammer, Hillsboro.

1-Sgt. Weldon H. Holland, army, Harry F. Holland, Sr., Abbott.

S-Sgt. Gorman L. O’Daniel, army, Oscar G. O’Daniel, Corsicana.

Cpl. Virgil C. Sowders, army, Mrs. Martha E. Sowders, Kosse.

The bodies of seven Americans from Navarro and adjoining counties who lost their lives in World War 11 are being returned to United States aboard the U. S. Army Transport Lawrence Victory, Armed forces dead originally interred in temporary cemeteries in France are among those 5,864 being returned.

Following are the names, rank, branch of service and next of kin:

S-Sgt. Elton K. Fisher, army, Beatrice Hartley, Ennis.

S-Sgt. Lloyd Gee, army, Fred L. Gee, Troup.

Sgt. Charles L. Haywood, army, Charles A. Haywood, Route 1, Streetman.

Pvt. Edmon E. Hendrick, army, Mrs. Adoffie Hendrick, Mexia.

T-Sgt. Luther R. Lusk, army, Margaret L. Lusk, 639 North Commerce street, Corsicana.

T-5 Emmett G. Sanders, army, Leler E. Canady, Route 1, Donie.

Pfc. Kenneth N. Servier, army, Lula Armstrong, Mexia.

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Official to Explain Returning Bodies of War Heroes On Oct 2

Submitted by Diane Richards


Relatives of Slain Servicemen Told Of US Burial Plans





Submitted by Diane Richards

 


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