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POPE, GEORGE W.
MM 2/C George W. Pope, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Pope, Barry.  Graduate of Barry High School.  Attended Westminster Jr. College.  Entered service in 1942, training in the U.S. Navy Seabees at Williamsburg, Va.  Now on duty in Carolina Islands.

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POSEY, JAMES E.
Pfc. James E. Posey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Posey.  Wife is the former Willine Rogers.  Attended Emhouse School.  Entered the Army 1944, training at Camp Robinson. Ark.  Served in Germany and France.  Now on duty in Pacific.  Has ETO Ribbon, Good Conduct, Expert Combat Inf. Badge.
POSEY, THURMAN F.
Pfc. Thurman F. Posey, son of Mrs. W. F. Posey, attended McCord High School.  Entered the Army in 1942, training at Ft. Riley, Kan. and Camp Adair, Oregon.  Served in Aleutian Islands.  Is now on duty at Camp Bowie.
POSEY, WILLIAM V.
T/5 William V. Posey, son of Mrs. W. F. Posey. Wife is the former Sue Sharp.  Attended McCord High School.  Entered the Army, 1943, training at Camp Barkley.  Served in England, Belgium and France where he is now on duty.
POSEY, THOMAS G.
Sgt. Thomas G. Posey, son of Mrs. W. F. Posey. Attended McCord High School.  Entered the Air Corps in 1941, training at Cheyenne.  Wyoming and San Antonio. Served in India.  Is now on duty at Kearns, Utah.
POSTON, W. C. 
Pvt. W. C. Poston, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Poston, Chatfield.  Wife is the former Doris Jean Ragan.  Attended Cayuga Schools.  Entered the Army in 1944, training at Camp Fannin.  Served in England, France, Belgium, Holland and was wounded in Germany, 1945.  Now at McCloskey Gen. Hospital.  Has Combat Infantry Badge, Conduct Medal, Purple Heart and Pres. Citation.
POTEET, WILMER C.
Pvt.  Wilmer C. Poteet, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Poteet.  Wife is the former Frances McManus.  Attended Mildred Schools.  Entered the Army in 1944, training at Camp Wolters.  Is now on duty in Philippines.
POTTER, ROY A.
Pfc. Roy A. Potter, son of Mrs. Minnie Potter.  Wife is the former Beatrice Smith.  Entered the Army in 1943, training at Camp Davis, N.C. Served in Germany, where he is now on duty.
POTTS, HORACE F.
Capt. Horace F. Potts, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Potts, Corsicana.  Wife is the former Jo Mullins.  Attended Prattville, Alabama Schools.  Entered the Army in 1940, training at Camp Bowie, Ft. Sill and Camp Swift.  Served in France, Belgium, Germany.  Now on duty in Germany.  Has Bronze Star.
POWELL, JAMES A.
AS James A. Powell, son of Mrs. Eura Akard, Corsicana.  Graduate of Itasca Schools.  Entered the Navy in 1942, training at San Diego, Calif.  Now on duty at Naval Training Station, University of Notre Dame.

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POWELL, EARL C.
GM 2/C Earl C. Powell, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Powell, husband of the former Linnie Lee Sanders, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered the Naval Reserve in 1942, trained at San Diego. Has served in North Africa, Gibraltar, Newfoundland, Aleutians, and various other islands in the Pacific with the 3rd Fleet.
PRATER, DOYCE
Pvt. Doyce Prater, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Prater, Houston, husband of the former Miss Audie Bernice Hollingsworth, attended Emmett and Frost Public Schools.  Entered service, 1945, trained with Army Inf. at Ft. Sam Houston, and Camp Wolters, where he is still training.

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PRATER, JAMES C.
Pfc. James C. Prater, son of Mrs. J. A. Prater, husband of the former Miss Coymae Cosby, graduate of Dawson High School.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Army at Camp Wallace, Camp Atterbury and served in Belgium, Germany and now on duty in France.

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PRESSLY, FRED R.
Pvt. Fred R. Pressly, son of Mr. Albert Pressly, husband of the former Miss Madie Virtelle Baker, Attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1945, trained with Air Corps Ground Crew at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas and Shepard Field.  Now on duty at Sheppard Field.
PRICE, WAYNE H.
Pfc. Wayne H. Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Price, husband of the former Miss Johnnie Sprinkle, attended school at Roane.  Entered the Army in 1942, trained at Camp Adair, Oregon, Camp Carson, Colo.  Has served in France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany.  Now home on furlough.

Notes:

  • Wayne Henry Price (Aug 27, 1912 - Sep 16, 1984)
  • s/o Joseph Copeland Price & Mary Morris (Bailey) Price
  • Oakwood Cemetery
PRICE, JOHN K.
Pfc. John K. Price, husband of the former Miss Robbie Lewis.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Army at Camp Barkley, Medically discharged, 1943.
PRICE, LANCY L.
SF 3/C Lancy L. Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Price, husband of the former Rel Moore, attended Roane Schools.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Navy at Camp Perry.  Has served in the Southwest Pacific Area
PRICE, ROBERT W.
S 2/C Robert W. Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Price, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Vergenia Jackson, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Navy at San Diego.  Has served in South Pacific, given Honorable discharge.
PRICE, BILLY, JR.
Cpl. Billy Price, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Price, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army Air Corps at Bear Field, Indiana.  Has served in England, N. Africa and Italy.  Now on duty at Turner Field, Albany, Ga.

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  • William Franklin Price, Jr.
  • s/o William Franklin Price, Sr & Etta (Shugart/Shuggard) Price
PRICE, C. W.
S 2/C C. W. Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Price, Pursley, husband of the former Miss Edna Earl Gunn, attended school at Dawson.  Entered the Navy in 1944, trained at San Diego.  Has served in Okinawa, now on duty on the Aircraft Carrier Shangri-La in the South Pacific.

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