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WILSON, WILBUR W.
Sgt. Wilbur W. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Wilson, graduate of Richland High School.  Entered service, 1939, trained with Air Corps at Randolph Field.  Has been in Victoria, Dodge City, Garden City and Ballinger, now on duty in Ft. Worth.  Has Longevity Medal.

Notes:

  • Wilbur Wright Wilson
  • Feb 12, 1920 - Jan 8, 1995
  • h/o Freddie Marzell (Slate) Wilson; s/o Millard Filmore Wilson & Mary Corinne (Pryor) Wilson
  • Prairie Point Cemetery, Bazette, Navarro Co., TX
WILSON, JACK D.
S 1/C Jack D. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Wilson, attended Richland Schools.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Navy at Camp Wallace.  Has served in Panama, Trinidad, Pearl Harbor and Okinawa, now on duty on the "USS Shangri-La."

Notes:

  • Jack D. Wilson
  • Jun 20, 1924 - Dec 31, 1993
  • h/o Edith Lorraine Wilson; s/o Millard Filmore Wilson & Mary Corinne (Pryor) Wilson
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX
WILSON, SAM L.
Cpl. Sam L. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Wilson, graduate of Richland high School.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Army at Camp Bowie.  Has served in N. Africa, Sicily, Italy, France, Australia, and Germany, discharged, 1945.  Has Battle Stars, Bronze Star, and Good Conduct Medal.

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WILSON, JACOB T.
S 1/C Jacob T. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Wilson, husband of the former Miss Hazel Anderson, attended Retreat School.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Coast Guard at La Porte, Galveston, Wilmington and Alameda, California.  Discharged March, 1945.

Notes:

  • Jacob Thomas Wilson
  • Dec 28, 1908 - Nov 15, 1966
  • h/o Hazel Lorene (Anderson) Wilson; s/o Millard Filmore Wilson & Mary Corinne (Pryor) Wilson
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX
WILSON, LONNIE D.
Pfc. Lonnie D. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Wilson, attended Pickett High School.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Army at Camp Bowie.  Has served in Florida and in Burma, now on duty in India.

Notes:

  • Lonnie D. Wilson
  • Mar 27, 1918 - Feb 5, 1999
  • Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX
  • h/o Betty Jo (Pinkard) Wilson; s/o Milard Filmore Wilson & Mary Corinne (Pryor) Wilson
  • Obituary
WILSON, RUFUS N.
Lt. Rufus N. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. C. Wilson, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Willie McCary, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Air Corps at Santa Anna, Tucson, Douglas, Dodge City and Barksdale Field.  Has served in England, Ireland, France and Germany.  Was wounded in action Feb. 14, and died Feb. 17, 1945 near Krefelt, Germany.  Has Air Medal, Purple Heart and D.F.C.

Notes:

  • Rufus Newton Wilson
  • Nov 24, 1921 - Feb 17, 1945
  • h/o Rose Marie (Wilson) Champion; s/o George Calvin Wilson & Willie Lavera (McCary) Wilson
  • Marker Photo at Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, TX
WILSON, JOE E.
CM 3/C Joe E. Wilson, son of Mrs. Linnie Broch, Mexia, graduated at Corsicana High School.  Enlisted in the Navy in 1942 trained at Great Lakes, Mich.

Notes:

  • Joe Edwin Wilson
  • Jul 19, 1917 - Nov 14, 1990
  • h/o Linnie (Brock) Wilson & Doris Jane Wilson; s/o Joe Scott Wilson & Era (Jones) Wilson
  • Prairie Point Cemetery, Bazette, Navarro co., TX
  • Social Program Correspondence: Joe Edwin Wilson; Born: July 19, 1918, Texas; Death: November 14, 1990; Parents: Joe S. WIlson, Ena M. Jones
WILSON, CECIL J.
Sgt. Cecil J. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Wilson, husband of the former Miss Virginia Richardson, attended Tyler Schools.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Camp Crowder, Mo.  Now on duty in Hawaiian Islands.  Has Battle Star and Good Conduct Medal.
WILSON, CLYDE W.
Pvt. Clyde W. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wilson, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Laverne Bailey. Enlisted in the Air Corps in 1942, trained at Randolph Field and Pampa Field, Texas. Now on duty at Maknek, Alaska.

Notes:

  • Clyude W. Wilson
  • May 3, 1923 - Nov 1, 1997
  • h/o LaVerne (Bailey) Wilson
  • Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro Co., TX
WILSON, THOMAS E.
Sgt. Thomas E. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wilson, husband of the former Miss Ladele Mayo. Enlisted in the Army in 1942, trained at Camp Carson, Colo. Has served in England, France, and Germany. Now on duty at Lucky Strike, France.

Notes:

  • Thomas Edward Wilson, Sr.
  • Dec 28, 1921 - Sep 30, 1980
  • h/o Ladell (Mayo) Wilson; s/o Ed Wilson
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX

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WILSON, JOHN R.
Lt. (jg) John R. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Wilson, Dallas, Texas, wife, the former Anne Talley, Kerens, Tex.  Attended University of Texas and graduated from SMU.  Entered the Navy, 1943, training at Northwestern U. and Norfolk, Va.  Commissioned 1943.  Served on Destroyer in Atlantic and Mediterranean.  Serving on U.S.S. Tillman in Pacific.

Notes:

  • John Ross Wilson
  • Aug 8, 1920 - Feb 20, 1999
  • Obituary
  • h/o Anne Woodruff Talley Wilson; s/o Charles Monroe Wilson & Lida Scotland (Christenberry) Wilson
  • Kerens City Cemetery, Kerens, Navarro Co., TX
 
WILSON, WILLIAM M.
Pfc. William M. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Wilson, Corsicana.  Wife, the former Lenora Harris.  Attended Clio Schools.  Entered service 1940, training with Army at Ft. Sam Houston and Camp Bowie.  Served in Pacific and is now on duty at Luzon.
WILSON, CECIL J.
Sgt. Cecil J. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Wilson, Corsicana.  Wife, the former Virginia Richardson.  Attended Clio High School.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with the Army Signal Corps at Camp Crowder.  Served in Hawaii and is now attached to Marines in Hawaii.
WILSON, MARVIN E.
S/Sgt. Marvin E. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Wilson Corsicana.  Wife, the former Johnnie Whitly.  Graduate of Blanket High School.  Attended Howard Payne College.  Entered service, 1942, training with Air Corps at Sheppard Field and Victorville, California.  Now on duty at Chanute Field, Ill.
WILSON, HOWARD H.
S. Howard H. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Wilson, Kerens, Texas.  Attended Long Prairie School.  Entered the Navy in 1944, training at Farragut, Idaho.  Now on duty in Hawaii.

Notes:

  • Howard Hays Wilson
  • Nov 17, 1923 - Aug 18, 2007
  • h/o Hudnal Myrl (Lynch) Absher-Wilson; s/o Henry Stafford Wilson & Mamie Louise (Martin) Wilson
  • Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX
WILSON, HENRY
S. Henry Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stafford Wilson, Kerens, and husband of former Carrie Moorhead.  Entered the Navy, 1942, training at Great Lakes, N.S., Chicago, Ill.  Served in India and now on duty in S. Pacific.

Notes:

  • Henry Stafford Wilson, Jr.
  • Sep 10, 1918 - Jun 20, 1949
  • Born in Wood Co.., TX
  • h/o Carrie (Moorhead) Wilson; s/o Henry Stafford Wilson & Mamie Louise (Martin) Wilson
  • Long Prairie Cemetery, Kerens, Navarro Co., TX
WILSON, PAUL C.
Cpl Paul C. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Wilson of Corsicana. Graduated from Corsicana High School. Entered service in 1942, training with the Marines at San Diego. Served at Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Villa Le Villa, Guam. Received Citation.

Notes:

  • Paul Courtney Wilson
  • Aug 14, 1922 - Jun 1, 1986
  • h/o Janie Belle (Bush) Wilson, married July 6, 1956; s/o Raymond Lee Wilson & Virginia L. (Winters) WIlson
  • Biography in The Fighting Men of Texas
WILSON, HERSELL T.
Sgt. Hersell T. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson, wife, the former Aline Jones.  Attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service 1942, training in the Army at Camp Barkley, Texas.  Served in England, France.  Wounded June 11, 1944 at Normandy, Nov 13, 1944, France.  Has Purple Heart, Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Inf. Badge, 2 Battle Stars.

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WINTERS, ERNEST R.
Pvt. Ernest R. Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Winters, Corsicana. Attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service 1944, training with Engineers at Camp Wolters, Camp Claiborne and Ft. Belvoir, Va.  Now in Germany.

Notes:

  • Ernest R. Winter
  • Aug 19, 1924 - June 15, 1993
  • Obituary
  • h/o Goldie (Blair) Winter; s/o William Ernest Winter & Maggie Hazel (Williamson) Winter
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX
WINTERS, DANIEL D.
Pvt. Daniel D. Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Winters, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1945, training in the Infantry at Camp Wolters.

Notes:

  • Daniel Dee Winter
  • Jan 1, 1927 - Dec 27, 1995
  • h/o Valda Leona (Bullington) Winter; s/o William Ernest Winter & Maggie Hazel (Williamson) Winter
  • Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant Co., TX

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