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JOHNSTON, JAMES ROGER
Pfc. James Roger Johnston, son of Late Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Johnston, Barry, husband of the former Miss Louise Knight, Denton, graduate of Corsicana and Lon Morris Junior College.  Entered service 1943, trained with Marine Air Corps at San Diego.  Now on duty at Marine Corps Air Station, Santa Anna, California.

Notes:

  • James Roger Johnston
  • Oct 28, 1910 - Jan 2, 1997
  • Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX
JOHNSTON, CECIL, JR.
T/Sgt. Cecil Johnston, Jr., son of Mr. Cecil Johnston, Sr., Kerens, husband of the former Miss Betty Ruth Doggett, attended Powell High School.  Entered Air Corps, 1942, trained at Kelley Field, now on duty at Truax Field, Isc.
JORDAN, E. A.
Pvt. E. A. Jordan, son of Mrs. Lela Jordan, Ft. Worth, husband of the former Miss Margaret Barham, graduate of Blooming Grove Schools. Entered service, 1944, trained with Marines at San Diego, Calif. Has served in Philippines and now on duty on Okinawa.

Notes:

  • Elmo Abbott Jordan
  • Jun 2, 1915 - Dec 19, 1987
  • Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Margaret Evalyn (Barham) Jordan
  • s/o Elmo Abbott Jordan Sr & Leta Ann (Gillen) Jordan
JORDAN, JACKIE D.
A.O.M. Jackie D. Jordan, son of Mrs. Lela Jordan, Ft. Worth, attended Blooming Grove Schools. Entered service, 1943, trained with Navy Air Corps at Buford, S.C. Has served in North Africa, now home on leave, on way to Pacific.

Notes:

  • Jackie Dale Jordan
  • Jun 15, 1926 - Feb 17, 1995
  • Hopewell Cemetery, Navarro, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Lena Rose (Harvard) Jordan, married 1949; s/o Elmo Abbott Jordan & Lela Ann (Gillen) Jordan
JORDAN, JAMES L.
Cpl. James L. Jordan, son of Mrs Lela Jordan, Ft. Worth, husband of the former Mrs. Lillian Jordan, attended Blooming Grove Schools. Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Camp Hood. Has served in European Theater, now on duty in France. Has 5 Battle Stars.

Notes:

  • James Lee Jordan
  • Dec 23, 1918 - Nov 12, 2014
  • Laurel Land Memorial Park, Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co., TX
JOYNER, JAMES R.
S 1/C James R. Joyner, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Joyner, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service March 1944, trained with Navy at San Diego and Memphis, Tenn.  Has served in the Pacific.  Has Presidential Citation with Star.

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KEATHLEY, RICHARD L.
Pvt. Richard L. Keathley, son of Mrs. Leah Keathley, husband of the former Miss Mary Derden, attended Frost Schools.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Army at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.  Has served in Pacific.  Has Presidential Citation with Star.

Notes:

  • Richard L. Keathley
  • Sep 16, 1922 - Nov 10, 1970
    Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
KEATHLEY, EVERETT L.
Sgt. Everett L. Keathley, son of Mrs. Leah Keathley, attended Frost Schools.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Army at Camp Bowie, and Indio, California.  Has served in England, N. Africa, and Italy, killed in action in Italy, 1944.  Has Purple Heart.

Notes:

  • Everett Lee Keathley, TSGT
  • Dec 19, 1916 - Sept 12, 1944
  • Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro Co., TX
KEATHLEY, RUDOLPH L.
T/5 Rudolph L. Keathley, son of Mrs. Leah Keathley, husband of the former Mary Wooderd, attended Frost School.  Entered service, 1935, trained with Army at Ft. Sam Houston and Ft. Sill.  has served in Australia, discharge, 1945.  Has Presidential Citation.
KEATHLEY, ZACK J.
Pvt. Zack J. Keathley, son of Mrs. Leah Keathley, attended Frost Schools.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Camp Rucker.  Received discharge, 1944.

Notes:

  • Zachariah J. "Zack" Keathley Jr.
  • Obituary
  • Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery; Section 13; Site 125

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KEATHLEY, MALVIN F.
Sgt. Malvin F. Keathley, son of Mrs. Della Keathley, Corsicana. Husband of former Verna Mae Ainsworth. Graduate of Barry High School. Entered the Air Corps in 1942, training at Sheppard Field, Inglewood, Calif., and Eglin Field, Fla. Now on duty at Eglin Field.  Wears Good Conduct Ribbon.

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KEATHLEY, WESLEY R.
Pvt. Wesley R. Keathley, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Keathley, Corsicana.  Wife, the former Geraldine Wright.  Attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1944.  Trained with Cavalry at Ft. Riley.  Now on duty at Ft. Ord, Calif.  Has Good Conduct Medal and Expert Medals in six weapons.

Notes:

  • Wesley Rea "Abie" Keathley
  • May 26, 1918 - Apr 27, 1986
  • Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Cooke Co., TX
  • h/o Geraldine A. (Wright) Keathley; s/o Lue Wesley Keathley & Hallie Bryant (Rea) Keathley
KEELING, DOYLE E.
S 1/C Doyle E. Keeling, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Keeling, Corsicana.  Graduate of Corsicana and attended Rochester Institute of Tech., N.Y.  Entered service, 1944.  Trained in the Navy at San Diego, California.
KEEN, CURTIS A.
Col. Curtis A. Keen, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Keen, Kerens, wife the former Margaret Stephens.  Graduate of South Western Univ.  Entered the Air Corps Aug., 1941.  Reserve Officer from World War One.  Served in Africa.  Now on duty as CO at Fairfield, Suisun AAB, Calif.  Awarded Legion of Merit.

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KELLER, JAKE B.
Pfc. Jake B. Keller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Keller.  Attended Roane Schools.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with the 90th Division of the Army Artillery at Camp Barkeley.  Served in England, France, Germany, and is now on duty in Germany.

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KELLER, BILLY J.
Pvt. Billy J. Keller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Keller.  Attended Roane Schools.  Entered service in April.  Trained in the Infantry at Camp Fannin where he is now on duty.
KELLER, VIRGIL G.
S 1/C Virgil G. Keller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Keller.  Attended Fruitvale Schools.  Entered service, 1942, training in the Navy at San Diego.  Now on duty in Pacific area where he won the Chartered Transport Trophy.  Wounded five times in action.

Notes:

  • Virgil George Keller
  • Sep 4, 1920 - Apr 11, 1998
  • Little Bethel Memorial Park, Duncanville, Dallas Co., TX
  • h/o Nadine E. Keller; s/o Clyde J. Keller & Virgie H. Keller
KELLER, CECIL A.
SF 3/C Cecil A. Keller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Keller.  Attended Roane Schools.  Entered service, 1943.  Trained in the Navy Seabees at Norfolk, Va.  Served in New Zealand and is now on duty in the South Pacific.

Notes:

  • Cecil A. Keller
  • Nov 29, 1924 - Mar 2, 1968
  • Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX
  • s/o Clyde J. Keller & Virgie H. Keller
KELLY, WOODROW W.
GM 2/C Woodrow Kelly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas N. Kelly, graduate of Purdon Schools.  Entered service, 1940.  Trained with US Navy at San Diego, Calif.  Served at Hawaii, Aleutians, Austria, Philippines.  Now on duty in South Pacific.

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KELLY, PERCY H.
Baker 3/C Percy H. Kelly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas N. Kelly, attended Purdon Schools.  Entered service, 1940.  Trained with the Navy at San Diego.  Served in Pearl Harbor.  Killed in action Dec 1, 1941 on Solomon Islands.  Has Purple Heart.

Notes:

  • Percy Howard Kelly
  • Sep 16, 1917 Dec 1, 1943
  • b. Dawson, Navarro Co., TX
  • s/o Thomas N. Kelly & Ora (Lankford) Kelly
  • Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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