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RAY, A. R.
CMOMM A. R. Ray, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Ray, Emhouse.  Wife is the former Imogene Dockery.  Attended Emhouse Schools.  Entered service, 1940, training in the Navy and served in Asiatic-Pacific Area, Coral Sea, Midway, Guadalcanal, N. Africa, Sicily, Italy, and France.  Has Campaign Ribbons and Stars.

Notes:

  • Alvie Royce Ray
  • Dec 6, 1921 - May 31, 2003
    Obituary
  • h/o Imogene (Dockery) Ray; s/o Bazaleel "Bez" Ray & Minnie Eula (Meador) Ray
  • Pattison Cemetery, Emhouse, Navarro Co., TX
RAY, JOE W.
Cpl. Joe W. Ray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Ray, wife is the former J. Louise Crocker, Kerens.  Attended Petty's Chapel School.  Entered the Air Corps 1943, training at Stinson Field and Kelly Field.  Now on duty in India with B-29 base.
RAY, JOE W.
Cpl. Joe W. Ray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charley L. Ray, husband of the former Janie Louise Crocker.  Entered service, 1943, training with the Army at San Antonio.  Served in India, where he is now on duty.

Notes:

  • Joe Wiley Ray
    Same person as in previous entry
  • Obituary
  • PATTERSON CEMETERY IN PATTERSON, CA
RAY, CHARLEY L.
Pvt. Charley L. Ray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charley D. Ray.  Wife is the former Floy Dell Rendon.  Entered service in 1942.  Trained with the Army M.P.'s at Camp Wolters, Calif, and in Nevada.  Served in Africa, Sicily, Italy.  Now on duty in Utah.
REA, GILLEAN H.
Sgt. Gillean H. Rea, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Rea. Attended Corsicana High School. Entered service, 1941. Trained with the Army at Camp Wallace, Ft. Bliss and Camp Davis. Served in China and India. Now on duty in India.

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REA, W. GLENN
1st Lt. W. Glenn Rea, son of Mrs. Jack Rea, attended school in Corsicana and graduated from Corsicana High, also Hillsboro Jr. College. Entered service, 1940. Trained with Air Corps at Jefferson Barracks, Hamilton Field, ellington Field. Attended O.C.S. at Miami Fla. Served in Southwest Pacific. Now on duty in Netherland East Indies.

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REA, GEORGE H.
S/Sgt. George H. Rea, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Rea, Corsicana.  Wife is the former Elizabeth Pulliam.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered the Air Corps in 1942.  Is now on duty at Winfield, Kan.

Notes:

  • s/o Thomas Sloan Rea & Myrtle (Harris) Rea (Oakwood Cem)
MOON, TOMMIE REA
S/Sgt. Tommie Rea Moon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Rea, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered the Air Corps WAC in 1943.  Trained at Dayton Beach, Fla., and Dayton, Ohio, where she is now on duty.  Has Good Conduct Medal and one year's service medal.

Notes:

  • Tommie (Rea) Moore
  • Oct 29, 1913 - Mar 23, 2003
  • s/o Thomas Sloan Rea & Myrtle (Harris) Rea (Oakwood Cem)
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
READ, WILLIE R.
Pvt. Willie R. Read, son of Mrs. Sallie Martin, attended Zions Rest School.  Entered service in 1942.  Trained in Calif.  Received medical discharge Nov., 1944.
READ, DAN
Pvt. Dan Reed, son of Mrs. Sallie Martin, attended Zions Rest School.  Entered service in 1940, training at Camp Bowie.  Served in the European Theater.  Is now on duty in Italy.

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REA, ARTHUR M.
S/Sgt. Arthur M. Rea, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Rea., Sr., attended Bryan High School.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Army at Camp Roberts, Cal.  Has served in Panama, Trinidad Island, Dutch Guiana, Mindanao, wounded in action May 8, 1945 on Mindanao, died May 9, 1945.  Holds Purple Heart, and Good Conduct Medal.

Notes:

  • Arthur Miller Rea, Jr. S-Sgt.
  • Mar 31, 1915 - May 8, 1945
  • Obituary
  • s/o Arthur M. Rea & Ora M. (Coley) Rea
  • Campbell cemetery, Drane, Navarro Co., TX
REDDEN, DEAN CALVIN
S/Sgt. Dean Calvin Redden, son of Mrs. Nora and D. C. Redden, Corsicana, husband of Mrs. Inez Redden, attended IOOF Home School.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Army Air Corps at Chanute Field, Ill.  Now on duty at Blackland Field, Waco.

Notes:

  • Dean Calvin Redden Sr.
  • Jan 13, 1919 - Apr 5, 1987
  • s/o Dennis Claude Redden & Nora Irene (Davis) Redden
  • Cook-walden Capital Parks Cemetery, Pflugerville, Travis Co., TX
REDDEN, JOHN B.
Pfc. John B. Redden, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Redden, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Katheryn Averitt, attended IOOF Home.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Army at Ft. Riley, Camp Swift.  Has served in Italy, where no on duty.  Has two Battle Stars, Good Conduct Ribbon and ETO Ribbon.

Notes:

  • John Barton Redden
  • Dec 24, 1922 - Apr 1, 1998
  • h/o Mary Kathryn Redden
  • s/o Dennis Claude Redden & Mary Kathryn (Averitt) Redden
  • Hamilton Beeman Cemetery
REDDEN, WRAY E.
Cpl. Wray E. Redden, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. V. Redden, graduate of IOOF School.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Army Air Forces at Sheppard Field, Laredo and Tonopah, Nevada, where he is not on duty.

Notes;

  • Wray Eugene Redden
  • Feb 21, 1926 - Oct 27, 1984
  • s/o Ira Vastine Redden & Winnie Irene (Jones) Redden
  • Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet, Burnet Co., TX; Sgt US Army WWII
REDDEN, BILLY S.
Cpl.  Billy S. Redden, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. V. Redden, husband of the former Miss Mary Elizabeth Miller, graduate of IOOF School.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Army Air Forces at Sheppard Field, Denver, Col. and March Field.  Now on duty in the Hawaiian Islands.  Has Good Conduct Medal.

Notes:

  • Billy S. Redden
  • Jan 21, 1924 - Oct 17, 1971
  • h/o Mary Elizabeth (Miller) Redden
  • Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
REDDEN, JOHN C.
Cpl. John C. Redden, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. V. Redden, graduate of IOOF School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army Air Forces at Seymour Johnson Field, N.C., St. Petersburg, Fla., Detroit, Michigan and Las Vegas, Nev.  Now on duty in China.  Has Presidential Unit Citation and Good Conduct Medal.

Notes:

  • s/o Ira Vastine Redden & Winnie Irene (Jones) Redden
REDDEN, HARRY D.
Sgt. Harry D. Redden, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Redden, husband of the former Miss Mary Elizabeth Sparks, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered the service, 1942, trained with Air Corps at Blackland and Waco.  Now on duty at Waco Army Air Field.  Has Sharpshooter, Engine Specialist, Good Conduct, Carbine, and Engineers Wings.

Notes:

  • Harry David Redden (Nov 6, 1913 - Jan 29, 2009)
  • Obituary
  • h/o Mary Elizabeth (Sparks) Redding
  • s/o Charles Wesley Redden & Julia (Deutschner) Redding
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
REDDING, WILLIAM E.
Pfc. William E. Redding, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Redding, graduate of Emhouse School.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Army at Camp Hood.  Has served in Philippines.  Holds Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, wounded on Luzon, 1945.

Notes:

  • William Eugene Redding
  • Jan 4, 1923 - Dec 5, 1997
  • as/o John Eugene Redding & Essie O. (Chewning) Redding [Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, TX]
REDFORD, BILLIE J.
S Billie J. Redford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Loyd L. Redford, formerly of Kernes, graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered Navy, 1945, trained at U.S.N.T.S., San Diego, Calif.  Now on duty in South Pacific.

Notes:

  • Billie Joe Redford
  • Jan 9, 1927 - May 2, 1991
  • s/o Loyd Leonard Redford & Donna A. (Hodge) Redford
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
REDFORD, RUSSELL P.
S/Sgt. Russell P. Reford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Redford, formerly of Kerens, Texas.  Mobilized with 36th Div., November, 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Texas, and Camp Edwards, Mass.  Engaged in N. African-ETO Campaigns.  Honorably discharged June, 1945.  Awarded ETO Ribbon with 5 Battle Stars.  Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon.

Notes:

  • Russell Page Redford, Sr.
  • Feb 15, 1920 - Feb 24, 2014
  • h/o Marguerite Olive (Reed) Redford; s/o Loyd Leonard Redford & Donna A. (Hodge) Redford
  • San Jacinto Memorial Park, Houston, Harris Co., TX

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