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KELTON, WILLIAM W.
Cpl.William W. Kelton, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Kelton, husband of the former Hazel Coker.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army Air Corps at Salt Lake City, discharged, 1944.

Notes:

  • William Winfred Kelton
  • Oct 3, 1922 - Jan 18, 1992
  • Rosemound Cemetery, Waco, McLennan Co., TX
  • s/o William Alfred Kelton & Dora Alice (Johnson) Kelton
KENDELL, ODELL W.
Sgt. Odell W. Kendall, son of Mr. J. L. Kendall.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Air Corps at Luke Field.  Has served in England, now on duty in South Dakota.  Has good Conduct Ribbon, and Campaign Ribbon.

Notes:

  • Odell Wilmer Kendell
  • Nov. 16, 1911 - Dec. 11, 1995
  • Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro Co., TX
KENDALL, DELMAR E.
Pfc. Delmar E. Kendall, son of Mr. J. L. Kendall, attended Bryant School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Camp Wolters.  Has served in Aleutians, in Germany, now on duty in Arkansas.  Has good conduct Medal and 4 Battle Stars.

Notes:

  • Assumed Nell M. Kendall (1927-2004) buired at Hilltop Memorial Park, Carrollton, Dallas Co., TX
KENDRICK, GASTON
Pfc. Gaston Kendrick, foster son of Mr. and Mrs. G. R.  Wylie, attended Pursley Schools before entering Service.  Entered the Service, 1941, trained with the Army Medical Corps at Ft. Sill, Okla., Sicily, Italy, France and in Germany where now on duty.  Was wounded in Italy in 1943

Notes:

  • Assumed Gaston Henry "Blackie" Kendrick )1917-1993) buried at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore, Carter Co., OK [WWII Vet]
KENNEMORE, THOMAS E.
Pvt Thomas E. Kennemore, son of Mr. D. E. Kennemore, attended Corsicana High School. Entered service, 1943, trained with Marines at San Diego. Has served in Hawaii, Guadalcanal and Pelieu Islands, wounded on Guadalcanal, 1945, now a patient at Mare Island Hospital, California. Has Purple Heart, Presidential Citation. Pacific Theater Ribbon with 1 Battle Star.

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KENNER, JOHN W.
Pvt. John W. Kenner, son of Fitz Kenner, Powell, graduate of Powell High School.  Entered the Army in June, 1945, now training at Camp Hood, Texas.

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KENT, ALEXANDER B.
S/Sgt. Alexander B. Kent, son of Mrs. Mollie Kent, Powell, Texas, attended Roane and Kerens School.  Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Barkley, Texas.  Has served in E.T.O. at present in Brooks Gen Hospital San Antonio, Tex.  Awarded Sharpshooter and Good Conduct Medals.

Notes:

  • Alexander Boyd Kent
  • Oct 28, 1907 - Feb 1, 2000
  • Obituary
  • h/o Catherine Marie (Eaton) Andrews-Kent; s/o Mataw Jesse Kent & Mollie (Wilson) Kent
  • Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
KENT, LOYD W.
Pvt. Loyd W. Kent, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Kent, Powell, Texas, husband of the former Miss Macey White, attended Powell High School. Entered the Army Sept.,  1944, trained at Camp Fannin, Tex. Has served on Hawaii, and Saipan, now on duty in Pacific theater. Awarded Markmanship Medal.

Notes:

  • Loyd Wilson Kent
  • Jun 28, 1923 - Apr 21, 2007
  • Obituary
  • h/o Macye Irene (White) Kent; s/o George Wilson Kent & Mattie (Boone) Kent
KENT, GEORGE M.
Sgt. George M. Kent, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Kent, Corsicana, graduate of Mildred High School, Jacksonville College.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at California, Washington, and Oregon.  Has served in France and now stationed in England.

Notes:

  • George Milton Kent
  • Dec 22, 1909 - Oct 23, 1989
  • h/o Lucille E. (Wilson) Kent; s/o Alexander Clayton Kent & Zilla M. (Milton) Kent
  • Providence Cemetery, Mildred, Navarro Co., TX
KENT, JOE C.
Cpl. Joe C. Kent, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Kent, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Kathryn Shields, graduate from Mildred High School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Big Springs and Midland, Texas, now on duty at Midland.

Notes:

  • Joe Clayton Kent
  • Sep 15, 1911 - Mar 12, 1980
  • h/o Mary Katherine (Shields) Kent; s/o Alexander Clayton Kent & Zilla M. (Milton) Kent
  • Providence Cemetery, Mildred, Navarro Co., TX  

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KENT, GARLAND C., JR.
Pfc. Garland C. Kent, Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kent, Sr., Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service 1944.  Trained with the Army at Camp Abbott, Oregon.  Served in India.  Now in duty at Ledo Road, Burma.
KERLEY, LINDON C.
Pfc. Lindon C. Kerley, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Kerley, Kerens.  Graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered the Air Corps Oct., 1942, training at Sheppard Field, Selman Field.

Notes:

  • Lindon Creighton Kerley
  • Nov 25, 1923 - Sep 27, 1996
  • Holy Cross Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX
  • CPL US ARMY AIR CORPS WORLD WAR II
  • h/o Norma Jene (Tybor) Kerley; s/o Lynn Foushe Kerley & Mary Winford (Farris) Kerley
KESINGER, FRED JR.
Radioman 3/C Fred Kesinger, Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kesinger, Sr., Corsicana, graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1943.  Trained with the Navy at San Diego, Calif., Oceanside and San Bruno.  Served in Hawaii and Philippines.  Now at Pearl Harbor for reassignment.

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KEY, JESSE T.
S/Sgt. Jesse T. Key, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Key, Beaumont graduated from Corsicana High School and A&M College.  Entered the Army Air Corps in 1942, training at Oakland, Calif., Seattle, Wash.  Served in England, Russia, France, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Egypt, and France, where he is now on duty.

Notes:

  • Jesse Thomas Key
  • Aug 31, 1919 - Dec 24, 1993
  • h/o Beulah Augusta Key-Hawkins
  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX
  • h/o Letha Ellen
KIGHT, LOUIS B.
Pfc. Louis B. Kight, husband of former Letha Ellen Reeder.  Attended Missouri Schools. Entered service 1941.  Trained with the Army at Camp Bowie and Camp Crowder.  Now on duty at Camp Beale, Calif.

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KIMES, GEORGE E.
Pvt. George E. Kimes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kimes, Dallas.  Graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered the Army Air Corps in 1943.  Trained at Colorado, Montana, Calif., and Texas.  Now on duty at Turner Field, GA.
KING, WHIT, JR.
Pfc. Whit King Jr., son of Whit King.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service 1943.  Trained with the Army at Camp Fannin and Camp Campbell, Ky. Now overseas.

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KING, GEORGE W.
GM 3/C George W. King, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A.  King, wife, the former Josephine Griffin.  Attended Corsicana, Texas.  Entered the navy in 1944, training at Camp Wallace and Gulfport, Miss., Shell Beach, La.  Now on duty at Camp Elliott after serving in England, Belgium, Holland and France.  Wears ETO Ribbons.
KING, CHARLES C.
M/Sgt. Charles C. King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles King, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1941, training in the Air Corps at Kelly Field.  Served in New Guinea and is now on duty at Luzon.

Notes:

  • Charles C. King
  • s/o Charles King
KING, JAMES O.
Pfc. James O. King, son of Charles King.  Wife the former Francis Whitlock.  Attended Corsicana and Rice Schools.  Entered service, 1943, training in the Air Corps at Jefferson Barracks.  Now on duty at Kearns, Utah.

Notes:

  • James Oliver King
  • Apr 23, 1924 - Oct 5, 2002
  • Obituary
  • Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • s/o Charles King

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