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NORTH, CLEO
S 1/C Cleo North, son of Mr. and Mrs. Enoch North, Blooming Grove. Wife is the former Pauline McGraw. Attended school at Blooming Grove. Entered the Navy in 1944, training at Camp Wallace, Texas, and San Diego, Calif. Served on Luzon, Caroline, Marshall, and Solomen Is. Now on duty somewhere in the Pacific.

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NORTHERN, RICHARD C.
COX 3/c Richard C. Northern, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Northern. Wife is the former Joyce Marie Bason. Attended Emmett Schools. Entered service, 1944. Trained with the Navy at San Diego and Coronado Island. Served in the South Pacific.

Notes:

  • Richard Cox Northern
  • Dec 8, 1919 - Jan 8, 1996
  • Selmore Cemetery, Ozark, Christian Co., Missouri
  • s/o Otto Paul Northern & Mary Lou (Prater) Northern (bur at Dresden Cem., Navarro Co., TX}
NORTON, KATIE E.
Cpl. Katie E. Norton, daughter of Mr. S. P. McGee Cleburne, Texas.  Entered the WACS Jan, 1943, training at Des Moines, Iowa.  Served at Camp Campbell, Ky.  Is now on duty at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.

Notes:

  • Katie E. (McGee) Norton
  • Oct 6, 1899 - Oct 12, 1987
  • w/o Elmer H. Norton; d/o Samuel Pratt McGee & Tennie Love (Tarkington) McGee
  • Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
NORTON, LLOYD E.
MOMM 2/C Lloyd E. Norton, son of Mr. J. S. Norton, Kerens, wife is the former Anne Martin.  Attended Chicago High School.  Entered the Navy Oct., 1943.  Trained at Great Lakes N.T.S., Ft. Pierce, Fla., Providence, R.I.  Now on duty somewhere in the South Pacific.
NORTON, WILLIAM S.
SCP William S. Norton, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Norton, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana High School, and Rice Institute, Houston, Texas.  Entered the Navy in 1942.  Trained at Notre Dame and Columbia University, New York, Norfolk, Va.  Served 20 months in foreign service.  Now on duty at Great Lakes.

Notes:

  • William Stancil Norton
  • Dec 18, 1918 - Mar 5, 1982
  • Earthman Memory Gardens, Baytown, Harris Co., TX
  • h/o Carmel Norton; s/o Willard Lee Norton & Myrtle (Johnston) Norton
NORTON, JOHNSTON D.
Capt. Johnston D. Norton, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Norton, Corsicana.  Wife is the former Mary Margaret Kercheval.  Graduate of Purdon High School, attended S.M.U.  Entered service, 1940.  Trained with Air Corps at Maxwell Field, Albuquerque, New Mexico and Ontario, Calif.  Now on duty at Tonapak, Nev.

Notes:

  • Johnston D. Norton
  • Sep 17, 1914 - Dec 18, 1995
  • Resthaven Memorial Park, Midland, Midland Co., TX
  • s/o Willard Lee Norton & Myrtle (Johnston) Norton
NORWOOD, HUBERT L.
Pvt. Hubert L. Norwood, son of Mrs. Lillie Owen.  Wife is the former Opal Brown.  Attended Barry Schools.  Trained with the Army at Camp Fannin.  Now on duty at Ft. Ord, Calif.  Expert Inf. Badge.

Notes:

  • Hubert Leon Norwood
  • Feb 22, 1917 - Feb 27, 1970
  • McGregor Cemetery, McGregor, McLennan Co., TX
  • h/o Opal Jewell (Brown) Norwood; s/o Tom Norwood & Lillie Mae Brown
NORWOOD, GLYN D.
Pfc. Glyn D. Norwood, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Norwood, attended Corsicana High School.  Wife is the former Georgia Page.  Entered service, 1944.  Trained with 9th Inf. at Camp Fannin.  Served in Germany.  Wounded March, 1945, in Germany.  Has Purple Heart.

Notes:

  • Glyn Dewitt Norwood
  • Feb 8, 1920 - May 12, 2009
  • Obituary
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX
  • s/o Clarence Theodore Norwood & Dottie Lula (Gillen) Norwood
NORWOOD, JOSEPH E.
T/Sgt. Joseph E. Norwood, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Norwood, Corsicana.  Worked under Civil Service,  Ft. Sam Houston before entering service 1941.  Trained with Air Corps at Sheppard Field, Atlantic City, Greensboro, N.C.  Assigned to Office of Overseas Replacement Depot at Greensboro, N.C.

Notes:

  • s/o Joseph Elias Norwood & Josie Ora Norwood (bur in Hamilton Beeman Cem)
NOVAK, C. C.
S/Sgt. C. C.  Novak, son of Mrs. Mae Novak, husband of former Carolyn Levins, entered service 1940.  Trained with Army at Brownwood, Mass.  Served in Italy, France, Germany, Sicily.  Now on duty in France.

Notes:

  • Clarence Curtis "C.C." Novak
  • Dec 3, 1917 - Jun 30, 1986
  • Obituary
  • Breckenridge Cemetery, Breckenridge, Stephens Co., TX
  • WWII Newspaper Clippings
  • h/o Carolyn K. (Levins) Novak; d/o Bert Henry Novak & Ella Mae (cook) Ammons

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NUGENT, ELVA N.
S 1/C Elva N. Nugent, son of Mr. Elgra Nugent, husband of the former Miss Lila Copeland, Corsicana, attended school at Athens.  Entered the Navy in 1943, trained in San Diego.  Has served on Saipan, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa.

Notes:

  • Elva Nelson "Red" Nugent
  • Oct 29, 1910 - Apr 15, 1995
  • Obituary
  • Davis Cemetery, Athens, Henderson Co., TX
  • Section I Plot 618
NUTT, ELMER L.
Elmer L. Nutt, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Nutt, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered Merchant Marines in 1942.  Has been at Australia, New Guinea, and Philippine Islands.  Received citation to U.S.S. John Bartram from Gen. MacArthur on Leyte Invasion.

Notes:

  • Elmer Lee Nutt
  • July 25, 1904 - Jan 26, 1967
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Elzzie Ester (Rogers) Nutt, married Nov 9, 1929 & Mary Annie (Sparrow) Nutt married Jul 23, 1939; s/o Jacob Riley "Jake" Nutt & Minnie Minerva (White) Nutt  [info from Ancestory.com]
NUTT, GROVER O.
Pvt. Grover O. Nutt, son of Mrs. Bertha Nutt, Waco.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Army at Camp Claiborne, and Camp Maxey.  Now on duty in South Pacific.  Has Sharpshooter Medal.

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NUTT, WILLIAM E.
Cpl. William E. Nutt, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Nutt, husband of the former Miss Catharon Sheffield, attended Corsicana High School.  Mobilized Nov., 1940 with Natl. Guard, trained with Field Artillery of the 36th Division at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding and Camp Edwards.  Blinded from wounded received in 1943 at Camp Edwards, discharged June 30th, 1943.

Notes:

  • William Eugene Nutt
  • May 17, 1909 - Nov 10, 1992
  • h/o Catharon Joyce (Sheffield)  Hughes-Nutt
  • Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
NUTT, EDGAR W.
EM 3/C Edgar W. Nutt, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Nutt, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Catherine Thompson, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Coast Guard at New Orleans and Galveston.  Attended Electricians School in Boston, Mass.  Now on duty in Pacific.

Notes:

  • Edgar Wilson Nutt
  • Jul 29, 1922 - Sep 22, 2013
  • Obituary
  • Tyler Memorial Park and Cemetery, Tyler, Smith Co., TX
  • h/o Catherine (Thompson) Nutt; s/o Bufford Hunter Nutt & Gary Belle (Wilson) Nutt
OAKES, E. DUANE
HA 2/C E. Duane Oakes, grandson of Mrs. Bettie Clampitt, Corsicana, graduated from Jefferson Davis High School, Houston, and attended University of Houston.  Entered the Navy March, 1945, trained in San Diego, Calif.  Now attending a Hospital Corps School, U.S. Navy Hospital, San Diego, Calif.
OAKLEY, WILLARD A.
Willard A. Oakley, son of Mrs. Myrtle Graves, husband of the former Miss Ruby Harris, attended Zions Rest School. Entered service, 1944, trained with Navy at San Francisco. Has served on Luzon and Okinawa, now on duty somewhere in the South Pacific.

Notes:

  • Willard A. Oakley
  • 1911 - 2002
  • h/o Ruby F. (Harris) Oakley
  • East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park, Elk Grove, Sacramento Co., CA
O'DANIEL, GORMAN L.
S/Sgt. Gorman L. O'Daniel, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. O'Daniel, Corsicana, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Army at Camps Bowie, Edwards and Blanding.  Has served in Africa, Italy, wounded Sept., 1943, San Pietro Italy.  Received Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal.

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ODEN, JIM B.
Pfc. Jim B. Oden, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Oden, Corsicana, attended school at Blooming Grove.  Entered the Air Corps in Nov., 1942, trained at Sheppard Field and Santa Monica, Calif.  Now on duty at Sacramento, Calif.
ODEN, KENNETH
1st Lt. Kenneth Oden, son of Mrs. Lena Oden, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School and Kilgore Junior College. Entered service, 1942, trained with Air Corps at Tulsa, Okla., Walla Walla, Wash., Frederick, Okla.  Was in European theater of operations, completed 35 missions, now on duty at Great Falls, Montana.  Won Air Medal with Six Oak Leaf Clusters.

Notes:

  • Kenneth Oden, Sr.
  • Sep 5, 1923 - Jan 19, 1960
  • News Clippings
  • Alice Cemetery, Alice, Jim Wells Co., TX

 


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