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ROXBURGH, THOMAS B.
Pvt. Thomas B. Roxburgh, son of Mrs. Ethelline Roxburgh, was a graduate of Corsicana High School and attended A&M College.  Entered the Army Air Corps in 1945, training at Kessler Field and is now on duty at Ft. Myers, Fla.
 
ROXBURGH, CARMEN DEAN
T/Sgt. Carmen Dean Roxburgh, son of Mr. Carmen and the late Mrs. Roxburgh.  Wife is the former Connie Murry.  Mobilized with National Guard, 1940.  Trained at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding, Camp Edwards.  Served in N. Africa, Salerno, Sicily, Cassino.  Injured at Cassino, transferred to Quartermaster Corps as supervisor of Typewriter shops.  Has Purple Heart, Campaign Ribbons, Silver Star, Battle Stars.
 
ROXBURGH, KENNETH MILLS
Y 2/C Kenneth Mills Roxburgh, son of Mr. Carmen and the late Mrs. Roxburgh.  Wife is the former Nancy Trivitts.  Graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service in 1942, training in the Navy Reserves at Norman Oklahoma Yoeman School.  Is now on duty in Pacific aboard U.S.S. Chenango.
RUDD, LONNIE L.
T/Sgt. Lonnie L. Rudd, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Rudd, Kerens, Texas, attended Kerens High School and Tyler Commercial College.  Entered the Army Oct., 1942, training in Hawaii.  Served in Oahu, Hawaii.  Now on leave in States awaiting reassignment.
 
RUNNELS, JAMES C.
Pfc. James C. Runnels, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Runnels.  Wife is the former Francis Marsh.  Attended Barry High School.  Entered service 1944.  Trained with Air Corps at Wichita Falls and Amarillo.  Now on duty at Amarillo.
RUSSELL, ODETT
S 1/C Odett Russell, son of Mrs. Annie Hargrove.  Wife is the former Ellen Farmer.  Graduate of Bryan High School.  Entered service April 1944.  Trained with Navy at Great Lakes, Ill. and Gulfport, Miss.  Served in the Atlantic and is now in Pacific.
 
RUSSELL, JOSEPH D.
Pfc. Joseph D. Russell, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. Russell.  Wife is the former Ida Mae Basham.  Attended school at Montford.  Entered service in 1942, training at Camp Roberts, Calif., and Ft. Ord, Calif.  Served in Marshall Islands, Alaska, Philippine Islands and is now on duty on Okinawa.
 
RUSSELL, WILLIAM C.
S 1/C William C. Russell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Russell.  Wife is the former Willena Boyte.  Graduated from Chatfield Schools.  Entered service 1944.  Trained with Navy at Farragut, Idaho.  Is now on duty in Kodiak, Alaska.
 
RUSSELL, BUFORD O.
Cpl. Buford O. Russell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Russell.  Attended Montford Schools.  Entered service in 1942, training with Engineers Air Borne Battalion at Camp Wolters.  Served in Aleutians and is now on duty on Okinawa.
 
RUSSELL, SIMPSON I
Pfc. Simpson I. Russell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Russell.  Wife is the former Bessie Whitfield.  Attended Montfort School.  Entered service, 1942, training with Infantry at Camp Roberts.  Served in Aleutians, Hawaiian Islands, Philippines and Okinawa.  Now on duty at Saipan.
 

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RUSSELL, ALTON L.
Pvt. Alton L. Russell, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Russell, Wilmer.  Wife, the former Jessie O'Neal, Rice.  Entered service 1944, training at Washington.  Now on duty in France.
 
RUSSELL, J. W.
S 1/C J. W. Russell, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Russell, Corsicana.  Graduate of Barry High Schools.  Entered service, 1942, training with the Navy at Great Lakes, Ill.  Served in South Pacific through 5 major battles.  Has 2 Bronze Stars and one Silver Star.
 
RUSSELL, JACK, JR.
Pfc. Jack Russell, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Russell, Sr., graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered the service in 1944, training with the Army at Camp Fannin.  Served in England, France, and Germany where he is now on duty.
 
RUTLEDGE, DUDLEY W.
Pfc. Dudley W. Rutledge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rutledge.  Wife is the former Aveneil McConnico.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with the Army at Camp Livingston, La.  Served in Panama.  Now on duty at Tuscon, Arizona.

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RYAN, THOMAS G.
Pfc. Thomas G. Ryan, son of Mrs. Maybelle Ryan, Corsicana.  Attended Frost Schools.  Entered service, 1943, training with the Marines at Camp Pendleton in San Diego.  Served in Bougainville, Guam, Okinawa.  Wounded on Okinawa, 1945.  Now in Naval Hospital.  Has Purple Heart.
 
SANDERS, CURTIS S.
S/Sgt. Curtis S. Sanders, foster son of Mr. and Mrs. Leland S. Lee, Grand Prairie.  Entered service Dec. 7, 1941, training at Corsicana.  Served in India and is now on duty with Army Ground Forces, AAF China.  Has Bronze Stars.
 
SANDERS, MARVIN M.
Pfc. Marvin M. Sanders, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Sanders.  Wife, the former Helen Ramsey.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Trained with the Army, 1944 at Camp Robinson.  Served in Italy, France, Belgium and Germany.  Discharged 1945.  Has Combat Inf. Badge, ETO Ribbon, 2 Campaign Stars.
 
SALTER, RICHARD D.
Major Richard D. Salter, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Salter, wife, the former Leila Frances Hodgson.  Graduate of Emhouse High School.  Entered the Air Corps, 1941.  Trained at A&M College, Santa Monica, Calif., and Stockton Field Calif.  Served in Aleutian and Alaska.  Wounded 1942.  Missing in action since 1943.  has DFC, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Oak Leaf Cluster.

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SAUNDERS, JOHN W.
S 1/C John W. Saunders, son of Mrs. C. T. Saunders, Kerens.  Entered the Navy May, 1944, training at USNTS, San Diego.  Served on N. Caledonia, Leyte, Luzon, Finchover, Mannos, Iwo Jima, Manila, Hollandia, and is now in Pacific.  Awarded American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic, Pacific Ribbon with two Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Star.
 
SAUNDERS, ROBERT
S/Sgt. Robert Saunders, son of Mrs. Charlie Rendon, Kerens.  Wife, the former Mary G. White.  Mobilized with Natl. Guard, Nov. 25, 1940, training at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding, Fla., Camp Edwards, Mass.  Engaged in North Africa, Italy, France, Germany Campaigns.  Discharged June 1945.  Wounded in action, Cassino, March 1943.  Has Purple Heart, Campaign Medal with 5 Stars, Defense Service Medal.
 

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