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SCOGGINS, HENRY W.
Sgt. Henry W. Scoggins, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Scoggins, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service in 1942, and now serving with 9th Army in the occupation of Germany.

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SCOGGINS, JAMES M.
Pfc. James M. Scoggins, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Scoggins.  Graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service in 1943.  Wounded in Italy Oct., 1944.  Returned to the States in July, 1945, after being in a hospital in Italy.  Now in Brooks Gen. Convalescent Hospital, Ft. Sam Houston.
 
SCROGGINS, KENNETH C.
S/Sgt. Kenneth C. Scroggins, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Scroggins, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Wife is the former Earl Dean Smitherman. Entered service, 1943, training at Yuma and Tucson, Ariz.  Completed 30 missions over German territory.  Crashed over Austria and was returned from Yugo.  Partisans.  Now in Shreveport, La.  Has ETO Ribbon with 4 Battle Stars, Air Medal and Cluster, Unit Citation, Wings.

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  • Kenneth Curtis Scroggins
  • Obituary
  • Burial is in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery
 
SCRUGGS, LYNN D.
Pfc. Lynn C. Scruggs, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Scruggs, Corsicana, graduate of Bryan High School.  Entered the Army in 1942, training at Camp Wallace, Ft. Bliss, and Penn.  Served in North Africa, Sardinia, and Corsica.  Now on duty in France.

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SCRUGGS, HALLEY D.
Pfc. Halley D. Scruggs, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Scruggs, wife is the former Gloria Burke, Graduated from Navarro High School.  Entered the Air Corps Feb., 1943, training at Hunter Field, Ga., Columbia Army Air Base, South Carolina and other Army Air Fields.  Served in England, France and Germany.  Is now stationed in Germany.
 
SEABOLT, MARVIN S., JR.
Pvt. Marvin S. Seabolt, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Seabolt, Sr., of Kerens, graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered the Army June 25, 1945 and took basic training at Ft. Sam Houston.  Is now on duty at Camp Wolters, Tex.
 
SEALS, AUBREY L.
Sgt. Aubrey L. Seale, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe M. Seale, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service 1942, training in Air Corps at Bakersfield, Calif.  Is now on duty in Brazil.
 
SEARS, FORREST H.
S/Sgt. Forrest H. Sears, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sears, Carthage.  Graduate of Emhouse School.  Entered service 1940, training in the Marines at Camp Elliot, San Diego and Norman, Okla.  Served in New Hebrides, Marshall Islands.  Now on duty in Okinawa.
 
SEELEY, GEORGE W., JR.
Pfc. George W. Weelye, Jr., son of Mrs. Susie Seelye, Dallas.  Wife is the former Hortense Hall.  Graduated from Ennis High School.  Entered the Army in 1944, training at Camp Lee and Ft. Lewis.  Now on duty in South Pacific.
 
SELMAN, JAMES C.
S 1/C James (Pete) Selman, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Selman, formerly of Kerens, graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered the Navy Aug., 1944, training in U.S.N.T.S., San Diego.  Assigned to Destroyer U.S.S. Murray which has engaged in 12 major battles, shot down 9 Jap Aircraft, aided in raid on Wake Island and Bougainville, and battled 150 Jap Planes with no damage to U.S. task forces.  Now on duty in Pacific Combat Zone.
 

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SESSIONS, VIOLA
Pvt. Viola M. Sessions, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Combs, Kerens, the wife of Frank Sessions, attended Rural Shade.  Entered WAC, February, 1945, trained at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa, now on duty at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas.

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SETTLEMEYER, DONALD D.
T/Sgt. Donald D. Settlemeyer, son of Mrs. Ruby M. Laster, Corsicana, husband of the former Mis Elyven Hopkins, graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1939, trained with Air Corps at Kelly and Chanute Fields.  Has served in New Guinea and Australia, now on duty in Phillippines.
SHARPLEY, DAN N.
Lt. (jg) Dan N. Sharpley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Sharpley, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1939, trained with Navy and was attached to the Washington Office of Naval Intelligence.  Has served in Brazil, now on duty in Washington.

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SHARPLEY, H. LOYD
Sgt. H. Loyd Sharpley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Sharpley, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service 1941, trained with Marines in San Diego.  Has served as Confidential Secretary of Headquarters Corps, on Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Guam, Iwo Jima for 30 months, now on duty at Alameda, California Naval Air Station.
SHARRER, CLIFTON M.
Pfc. Clifton M. Sharrer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sharrer, Kerens, husband of the former Miss Jimmie Nelson.  Entered Army F. A. November, 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Texas, Camp Edwards, Mass.  Has served in N. Africa, Italy Campaigns.  Awarded the Purple Heart, wounded May 14, 1944, Italy.

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SHARRER, EARNEST E.
Pfc. Earnest E. Sharrer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sharrer, Kerens, husband of the former Miss Arlene Morton, attended Bazette School.  Entered Army Inf., February, 1941, trained at Camp Wolters.  Spent 28 months in the Aleutians Is., served in France and now on duty in Germany.

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SHARRER, LEROY
Cpl. Leroy Sharrer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sharrer, Kerens, husband of the former Miss Bobbie Bryant, attended Bazette School.  Entered Army November, 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Texas, now on duty at M. P. at Ft. Sam Houston.

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SHAVER, JOHN S.
Comdr. John S. Shaver, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Brooks, husband of the former Miss Elvie Shaver, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1938, trained with Navy at Pensacola, Fla.  Has served in China, Hawaiian Islands, now on duty in China.
SHAW, NORMAN B.
S 1/C Norman B. Shaw, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Shaw, husband of the former Miss Dorothy Lankford, graduate of Lexington High School.  Entered navy, 1944, trained at San Diego.  Has served in Hawaii, now on duty at Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor.
SHAW, GIDNEY B.
Pvt. Gidney B. Shaw, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Shaw of Kerens, attended Kerens High School.  Entered Army Jan., 1941, trained at Camp Wolters, Camp Bliss and Camp Walace, Texas, now on duty at Camp Stewart, Ga.

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