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PIKE, JAMES M.
Cpl. James M. Pike, son of Mrs. Nellie Mae Pike, graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army in 1940, training at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding, Fla., and Camp Edwards, Mass.  Served in Africa, Italy, France, Germany and Austria.  Received Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal and EAME Campaign Medal with 5 Bronze Stars.  Honorable Discharge in Italy.
PIKE, CURTIS D.
S/Sgt. Curtis D. Pike, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Pike.  Wife is the former Dorothy Carr.  Graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army in 1941, training at Camp Wallace.  Served in Hawaiian Islands and in Marianas.  Now on duty at Saipan.
PIKE, CALVIN L.
Cpl. Calvin L. Pike, son of Mrs. Nellie Pike, Corsicana.  Wife is the former Monte Louise Whitfield.  Attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1940.  Trained with 133rd F.A. of 36th Div. at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding at Camp Edwards.  Served in Africa.  Discharged 1943.  Has Good Conduct, American Defense, ETO and Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbons.
PILLOW, LYNN A.
Pfc. Lynn A. Pillow, son of Mrs. Laura Pillow, Corsicana.  Wife is the former Eva Burns.  Graduate of Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1944.  Trained with Army Medical Corps at Camp Maxey, Camp Swift and New York.  Served in France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany.  Now on duty in Germany.
PINKARD, BILLIE W.
Pfc. Billie W. Pinkard, son of Mr. Bill Pinkard.  Attended Richland High School.  Entered the Army in 1943, training at Camp Robinson, Ft. Meade, Camp McCall, and Ft. Bragg.  Now on duty in France.
PITTS, WILLIAM M.
Pfc. William M. Pitts, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William H. Pitts.  Wife is the former Roselyn Jean McBroom.  Graduate of Corsicana State Home.  Entered the Army in 1943, training at Camp Callan, Calif.  Is now on duty in the Philippines.
PLUNKETT, CLIFFORD C.
S 1/C Clifford C. Plunkett, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Plunkett, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana Schools in 1942.  Trained in San Diego.  Is now on duty in South Pacific.
PLUNKETT, ROY H.
EM 3/C Roy H. Plunkett, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Plunkett, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service in 1942, training in the Navy at Norfolk, Va.  Served in New Guinea, Bougainville, Guadalcanal and in Guam.  Is now on duty at Camp Parks, Calif.
POARCH, ROBERT L.
S 1/C Robert L. Poarch, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Poarch, Rice, wife the former Faye Chase.  Attended Rice High School.  Entered the Navy July 4, 1942, training at San Diego, Calif.  Served on Hawaiian Islands and is now on duty at Alameda, Calif.

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  • Robert Lee Poarch
POE, MARVIN L.
S/Sgt. Marvin L. Poe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Poe of Richland.  Wife, the former Wanda Miller.  Graduated from the Hamrock High School.  Entered the Army May 22, 1941.  Trained at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.  Served in Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Canton Island and in the Marianas.  Received discharge on May 10, 1945.  Wears Good Conduct, Sharpshooter Medical, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon with 2 major Battle Stars.

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POE, WALTON A.
E. M. 2/C Walton A. Poe, son of Mr. Arthur Poe and the late Mrs. Arthur Poe.  Navarro, graduate of Mildred High School.  Entered the Navy, 1943, trained in San Diego.  Has served in Australia, New Guinea, Philippines and Hawaii, now enroute to Philadelphia for reclassification.  Has five Bronze Stars from two major campaigns.
POE, JAMES L.
T/Sgt. James L. Poe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Poe, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Charlsie Jennings, graduated from Dresden Schools.  Entered the Air Corps in Aug., 1941, trained at Ft. Sam Houston, Tex.  Has served in England and France, where now on duty.  Has Good Conduct Ribbon, Sharpshooter Medal, Carbine Medal, Pistol Medal, and Airplane Mechanic Diploma.
POE, THOMAS W.
S 1/C Thomas W. Poe, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Poe, Kerens, Texas, attended Bazette School.  Entered Navy April 25, 1944, trained at USNTS, San Diego, Calif.  Has served in the battles of Iwo Jima, Saipan, Okinawa, now on duty somewhere in South Pacific.
POINDEXTER, JAMES D.
T/Sgt. James D. Poindexter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dee Poindexter, Corsicana, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Air Corps at Sheppard Field, Grenier Field, Jacksonville, Florida, and Mt. Home, Idaho.  Has served in England, now awaiting reassignment.  Holds Presidential Citation.
POLLARD, HOMER D.
Cpl. Homer D. Pollard, son of Mrs. C. E. Pollard, Corsicana, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Air Corps at S. Dakota, Wisconsin, Florida, North Carolina, Illinois and Sheppard Field, Texas.  Has served in Italy and now on duty at Sioux Falls, S.D.  Has good Conduct Medal.
POLLOCK, ROBERT S.
Pfc. Robert S. Pollock, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Pollock, attended school in Corsicana.  Entered the Army in 1943, trained at Camp Wolters and Fort George Meade, Maryland.  Has served in the European Theater, now enroute to the Pacific.  Was wounded in Germany.

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PONDER, J. D. 
T/Sgt. J. D. Ponder, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Ponder, Emhouse, graduate of Emhouse School.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Army Air Corps, Barksdale, La., Chanute Field, Ill., Pratt, Kansas.  Has served in East Indies, Panama Canal, Galapagos Islands, Guatemala, Peru, discharged 1944, now working at Love Field, Dallas.  Has combat Crewman Wings, Air Medal, Mechanics Medal.
PONDER, PAUL E.
CPO Paul E. Ponder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ponder, Dawson, attended Dawson High School and Draughon's Business College.  Entered service in India, Australia, Tasmania, Salerno, Solomon Islands and Egypt.  Discharged, 1945.
POOLE, RALPH T.
Pvt. Ralph T. Poole, son of Mr. and Mrs E. H. Poole, Corsicana, attended Corsicana High School. Entered service, 1943, trained with Infantry at Camp Fannin. Has served in England, France, Belgium and Germany, now on duty at Camp Phillip Morris France.

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POOLE, HOWARD "DOC"
Pfc. Howard "Doc" Poole, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Poole, Corsicana, attended Corsicana Schools. Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Camp Robinson, and in California. Has served in Australia and in other parts of the Pacific, now on duty somewhere in the Pacific.

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