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KNIGHT, WALTER V.
Pfc. Walter V. Knight, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Knight, Corsicana.  Wife, the former Margie Mae Pope.  Graduate of Corbet High School.  Entered the Army in 1943, training at Ft. Lewis, Wash., and Ft. Bragg, N.C. Served in France, Belgium, and Germany where he is now on duty.  Has Good Conduct Medal and Battle Stars.

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KNIGHTEN, G. T.
F 1/C G. T. Knighten, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Knighten.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1943.  Trained with the Navy at San Diego, Chicago and New London.  Now on duty in Pacific.
KORSMEYER, OSCAR L.
MMM 1/C Oscar L. Korsmeyer, husband of Olga Bell, Kerens.  Entered the Coast Guard 1943.  Veteran of World War One.  Trained at U.S.N.T.S., San Diego, Calif.  On duty at Los Angeles Harbor, Calif. Discharged Juen 1945.
KYSER, JOHN H.
Pfc. John H. Kyser, son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Kyser, Kerens.  Attended Kerens School.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with Air Corps at Blackland Army Air Field.  Attended Radio School at Scott Field.  Discharged 1943.

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LACKEY, JOHN P.
Capt. John P. Lackey, son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Lackey, Rice, husband of former Mary Agnes Byron.  Graduate of Rice High School.  Commissioned 2nd Lt. on graduation from A. & M. College in 1940.  Trained in Army Signal Corps, at Lexington, Ky., and Ft. Monmouth, N.J.  Served in Italy where he was killed in action Jan. 27, 1945.
LAKE, GEORGIE M.
Pfc. Georgie M. Lake, daughter of Mrs. J. D. Lake, Corsicana, Texas.  Graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered Women Army Corps, March 1943.  Now on duty as Surgical Tech. in General Hospital, Camp Pickett, Va. Has Good Conduct Ribbon.
LAKE, DAVID PAUL
Pvt. David Paul Lake, son of Mrs. J. D. Lake of Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service Dec. 6, 1944.  Trained at Ft. Sill, Okla., where he is now on duty.
LAKE, WYATT D.
Pfc. Wyatt D. Lake, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lake.  Wife the former Bertha Richardson.  Attended Corbet Schools.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with Air Corps at Camp Adair, Camp Horn, Camp Granite, Camp Carson, Camp Funston, Sheppard Field, and Amarillo, where he is now on duty.
LAKE, THOMAS R.
SC 3/C Thomas R. Lake, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lake.  Wife the former Francis Belt.  Attended Corbett Schools.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with the Navy at Great Lakes, Miss., San Francisco.  Treasure Is., and South Pacific.  Served at Hawaii, Phillips, Pearl Harbor, Tarawa, Bougainville.  Now on duty in South Pacific.  Has nine Battle Stars.

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LAKE, JOHHNY L.
Pfc. Johnny L. Lake, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lake.  Wife the former Bobbie Darden.  Attended Corbett Schools.  Entered the Army, 1941.  Trained with Army Artillery at Camps Barkley, Polk, Granite, Dix.  Served in France, Belgium and Germany where he is now on duty.  Engaged in 19 major battles.

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LAMB, MYRELL W.
Sgt. Myrell W. Lamb, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Lamb, wife the former Etta Barto.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with the Air Corps at Gulfport, Miss., and Seattle, Wash.  Now on duty at Salinas, Calif.
LAMBERT, LEE O.
T/5 Lee O. Lambert, son of the late B. L. and Mrs. Lambert.  Attended New Braunfels Schools.  Mobilized with National Guards, 1940.  Trained with 36th Division at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding, Camp Edwards.  Served in N. Africa, Sicily, Salerno.  Now enroute home.
LAMBERT, VERNON E.
Pfc. Vernon E. Lambert, son of the late B. L. and Mrs. Lambert.  Attended Cuero Schools.  Entered service 1943.  Trained with Army Engineers at Camp Wolters, Aberdeen, Md.  Now on duty in South Pacific.
LANCASTER, EZEKIEL B.
T/C Ezekiel B. Lancaster, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Lancaster, Orange, Tex., wife the former Evelyn Hendrick.  Graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered Coast Artillery Aug., 1942.  Trained at Camp Callan and Camp Haan, Calif.  Served in Eng., Germany.  Now on duty at Hot Springs, Ark.  Has two Battle Stars.
LANCASTER, GLYNN G.
S 2/C Glynn G. Lancaster, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Lancaster, Kerens, wife, the former Alma L. Sebern.  Attended Wilson School.  Entered the Navy Nov., 1944, training at NTS, Chicago, Ill.  Now on duty at Ft. Pierce, Fla.
LAND, ELMER D.
Cpl. Elmer D. Land, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Land, Kerens, husband of former Ruth Smith.  Attended Kerens High School.  Entered the Air Corps, Jan. 16, 1940, training at Randolph Field, Waco Army Flying School, Scott Field, McCook, Nebr., and is now on duty at Harvard, Nebr.
LAND, JOE E.
Sgt. Joe E. Land, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Land, Kerens, Tex.  Graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered the Army Feb., 1943, training at Camp Butner, N.C., Scott Field, Ill.  Camp Howze, Tex.  Now on duty on Luzon, P.I.
LANE, VICTOR L.
Pvt. Victor L. Lane, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Lane, Corsicana. Attended School in Corsicana. Entered the Army Medical Corps in 1945, training at Camp Crowder, Mo. Now enroute to the Pacific.

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  • Victor Lee Lane
LANE, THOMAS B.
S/Sgt, Thomas B. Lane, son of Mrs. M.E. Lane, Corsicana. Wife, the former Beatrice Derryberry. Attended Barry Shools. Entered the Service, 1943. Trained with Army Medical Corps at Camp Wolters and Camp Barkley. Is now on duty at 178 General Hospital, Reims, France.

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  • Thomas Byron Lane (1907-1983)
  • State Home Alumni; POW
LANE, EDWARD A.
Pfc. Edward A. Land [Lane], son of Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Lane, Corsicana. Wife, the former Christina Budai. attended Corsicana High School. Entered the Army 1944, training with the 95th Infantry at Camp Fannin. Served in Germany, Belgium, Holland, France, England, and Scotland. Has Good Conduct and Combat Infantry Badge. Now on duty in U.S., enroute to Pacific.

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  • Edward Aaron Lane

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