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ATKINSON, CLAUDE R.
S 2/C Claude R. Atkinson Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Atkinson, Graduated from Corsicana High School and worked at North American before entering the Navy April 7, 1944.  Training at San Diego and Almeda, Calif, Norman Okla.  Now serving as Aviation Metalsmith in Alameda, Calif.

Notes:

  • Claude Radford Atkinson, Jr.
  • June 21, 1926 - Apr 24, 2020
  • h/o Jimmnie Nell Atkinson; s/o Claude Radford Atkinson & Lou Tishie (Chambers) Atkinson
  • Sweeny Cemetery, Sweeny, Brazoria Co., TX
AUSTIN, WILLIAM B.
Sgt. William B. Austin, son of Mrs. Eunice Austin, wife is the former Doris Young, attended Mexia High School.  Entered the Air Corps in 1943, training at Ft. Bragg, N.C.  Now on duty at Ft. Benning, Ga.  Awarded Good Conduct Medal.

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AUSTIN, HARRISON, A.
Pfc. Harrison A. Austin, son of Mrs. Eunice Austin, wife is Billie Austin, attended Mexia High School.  Entered the Marines in 1943, training at Camp Pendleton, Calif.  Served on Iwo Jima and Guam.  Now on duty at Natal, Brazil.

Notes:

  • Harrison Alvin Austin
  • Oct 27, 1924 - Mar 25, 2002
  • Monte Vista Cemetery, Alamogordo, Otero Co., NM
AUSTIN, WADE W.
F/O Wade W. Austin, son of the late W. B. Austin, wife is Mrs. Florence Austin.  Graduated from Powell High School.  Entered the Air Corps in 1942, training at Lubbock, Tex., Lexington, Ky., New Mexico.  Served in Africa, Italy, S.A.  Now on duty at Natal Brazil.
AVEN, JOHNIE LEON
Sgt. Johnie Leon Aven, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Aven.  Wife is the former Thelma Lois Ficklen, graduated from Powell High School.  Entered service in 1942, training in the Ground Air Corps.  Served in Iceland and is now on duty in La.

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AYERS, WILSON L. Jr.
H. A. 1/C Wilson L. Ayers, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Ayers Sr., graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered the Navy in 1945, training in Naval Hospital Corps at San Diego Calif.  Now on duty at New Orleans, La.

Notes:

  • Parents, Wilson L. Ayers Sr & Myrtle G. Ayers are buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicasna, Navarro Co., TX
BABB, BOBBY JOE
S 2/C Bobby Joe Babb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Babb, entered the Navy March 8, 1945, training at San Diego Calif.  Now on duty at Hawaii.
BAGGETT, JIMMIE D.
Pvt. Jimmie D. Baggett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack P. Baggett.  Graduate of Corsicana Schools and attended N.T.A.C. Arlington.  Entered services in 1945, training with Air Combat Crew at Kessler Field, Miss.

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BAGGET, PAUL R.
2nd Lt. Paul R. Baggett, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Baggett of Corsicana.  Wife is the former Betty R. Tomlin.  Graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered the Air Corps in 1943, training at Ellington Field, Lake Charles Air Field.  Served in Belgium and is now on duty in France.  Received Air Medal.

Note:

  • Paul Ray Baggett
  • Feb 14, 1924 - Aug 22, 2000
  • Hamilton Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX
  • wife Betty Ruth Tomlin
BAGGETT, BILLY G.
M.A.M. Billy G. Baggett, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Baggett, attended schools in Blooming Grove.  Entered the Navy Reserve in June 1943, training at Corpus Christi, and is now on duty at Banana Field, Fla.

Notes:

  • Billy Glen Baggett
  • Dec 8, 1925 - Feb 8, 2006
  • Enon Cemetery, Enon, Upshur Co., TX
  • h/o Martha (Baggett) Schwartz; s/o Shepherd Samuel Baggett & Hallie E. (Ballew) Baggett (Buried at Dresden Cemetery)

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BAGLEY, AUSITN C.
2nd Lt. Austin C. Bagley, son of Mrs. Lucy Edsall, husband of the former Miss Mary Jane Mitchell, graduated from Frost High School.  Entered the Army in 1941, trained at Camp Bowie, Blanding, Edwards, Ft. Hamilton and Camp Hood.  Served in New Guinea, Netherlands, East Indies, and Philippines, Now on Luzon.  Wears Theater Ribbons.

Notes:

  • Austin C. Bagley
  • May 19, 1917 - Oct 23, 2004
  • h/o Mary Jane (Mitchell) Bagley & Russie Fransen (Jasper) Bagley; s/o Mrs. Lucy Edsall
  • Obituary
BAILEY, ORAN D.
Cpl. Oran D. Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bailey, entered the Army in 1942.  Trained at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Ark., Camp Carson, Colo., and Ft. Riley, Kans.  Received honorable discharge in Dec., 1944.

Notes:

  • Oran Delbert Bailey
  • May 5, 1914 - Dec 4, 1975
  • Obituary
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Lena Jane (Russell) Bailey; s/o James Albert Bailey & Susan Abilgail (Cox) Bailey
BAILEY, DEE
Cpl. Dee Bailey, son of Mrs. John Bailey, husband of the former Miss Era Absher, attended Jiba School.  Entered the service in Oct., 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Tex., and Camp Edwards, Mass.  Engaged in N. African, Italian Campaigns.  Now on duty in Hawaiian Islands.  Wears Theater Ribbon.

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BAILEY, GLYNN R.
S 2/C Glynn R. Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. V. C. Bailey, graduated from Mildred High School.  Entered the Navy in Dec., 1943, trained at Corpus Christi, Tex. where he is still stationed.
BAILEY, ALBERT, J.
Pfc. Albert J. Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bailey, graduated from Blooming Grove High School.  Entered the Army in 1942, trained at Camp Roberts and Young, Calif.  Went overseas in 1944 and served in England, France and Germany.  Wears Good Conduct Medal and ETO Ribbon.  Now on duty in France.
BAIN, JACK T.
Pvt. Jack T. Bain, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Bain, Sr., graduated from Kerens High School and attended University of Texas.  Entered the Army in 1945 and is now stationed at Camp Hood, Texas.
BAKER, HERSCHELL
Pvt. Herschell Baker, son of Mrs. Effie Rutherford, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered the Air Corps in 1942, trained at Barksdale Field.  Served in France and is now on duty in England.  Wears Theater Ribbon.

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BAKER, WILLIAM B.
Pvt. William B. Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy M. Baker, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered the service in 1945, trained with Army Engineers at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., where he is still on duty.
BAKER, STONER
Ph M 2/C Stoner Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Baker, husband of the former Miss Clara Webster, joined the Navy in 1941.  Trained at USNTS, San Diego, Calif.  Served in Pacific Theater.  Present assignment at Camp Shelton, Va.  Awarded 3 Battle Stars, PTO Ribbon and Good Conduct Medals.

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BAKER, JOE
Pfc. Jo Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Baker, husband of the former Miss Ruby Nell Albritton, mobilized with 36th Div. in 1940.  Trained at Camp Bowie and Camp Edwards, Mass.  Engaged in N. African, Italian, French and German Campaigns.  Honorable discharged June, 1945.  Awarded 5 Battle Stars and Theater Ribbons.

Notes:

  • Joe Baker
  • Apr 15, 1917 - Jul 28, 1993
  • Obituary
  • Kerens City Cemetery
  • h/o Ruby Nell (Albritton) Baker; s/o John L. Baker & Silvia Carrie (Green) Baker

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