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BREWER, ROY F.
Pfc. Roy F. Brewer, son of Mr. S. L. Brewer, San Angelo, and husband of former Ruby Matthews.  Attended Zions Rest School.  Entered the Army in 1944, training at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Ark.  Served in England, France, Belgium, and is now on duty in Germany.  Wounded in 1945.  Has Purple Heart.
BREWER, CHARLIE C.
S/Sgt. Charlie C. Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brewer.  Wife is the former Helen Crockett.  Attended Hopewell School  Entered the Coast Guard in 1942, training at Camp Callen and Camp Haan.  Served in England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.  Now on duty at Ft. Sam Houston.  Has Good Conduct and ETO Ribbon with 4 Battle Stars.
BREWER, HUBERT E.
S/Sg. Hubert E. Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Brewer, Alma.  Attended Sessions School.  Entered the Army in 1942, training at Ft. Bliss, and Luke Field.  Served in Italy and is now in North Carolina.  Received medal of honor.
BREWER, FLOYD E.
Pvt. Floyd E. Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Brewer, wife is the former Kathleen Swafford.  Attended Hopewell Schools.  Entered service in 1942, training at Camp Barkeley.  Received Medical Discharge, 1942.
BREWER, J. M., JR.
Pfc. J. M. Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Brewer, husband of former Juanita Gordon, attended Mildred Schools.  Entered the Army in 1944, training at Camp Fannin, in Infantry.  Served in France, Germany, and is now on duty in Germany.  Has Combat Inf. Badge.

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BREWER, SAMUEL H.
Pvt. Samuel H. Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Brewer, and husband of former Nell Petty, attended Mildred Schools.  Entered service in 1944.  Trained with Tank Destroyers at Camp Hood.  Served in France and is now on duty in Germany.
BREWER, ANSEL H.
HA 1/C Ansel H. Brewer, son of Leon W. and Radie Wilson Brewer, attended Rice High School.  Wife is the former Winnie Webb.  Entered service 1944, training with Navy at San Diego.  Now on duty at Oak Knoll Hospital, Oakland, Calif.

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BREWER, LEON WILSON
S/Sgt. Leon Wilson Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon W. Brewer, Rice.  Entered service 1942.  Trained with Air Corps at Ft. Myers, Sheppard Field, Moses Lake, Sioux City, Grand Island.  Served in European Theater.  Has DFC Air Medal, with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, 4 Bronze Stars, Presidential Unit Citation with Cluster, Good Conduct and 2 Bronze Stars.
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BRIDGER, ERNEST S.
Pfc. Ernest S. Bridger.  Wife, the former Ethel Chassions.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army 1943, training with 5th Ranger Division of Army, at Amarillo, Ft. Robert E. Lee, Camp Maxey and Ft. Meade.  Served in England, France, Austria and Germany

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BRIDGES, HOMER R.
COX Homer R. Bridges, son  of Mr. and Mrs. Q. E. Bridges, Corsicana.  Attended McKinney Schools. Entered service 1942.  Trained with the Navy at San Diego.  Served in New Zealand, New Caledonia, Fiji Islands, Guam, Sipan, Marianas, Luzon, Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima.  Now on duty at Norfolk, Va.  Has Campaign Stars, Citation for Iwo Jima and Lingayen Gulf Campaigns.

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BRIDGES, QUINCE LEE, JR.
Chief Petty Officer Quince Lee Bridges, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Bridges, Sr., Corsicana.  Wife the former Cecil Mary Armstrong.  Graduate of McKinney Schools.  Entered the Navy in 1942.  Trained at San Diego.  Served in Hawaii, and is now in the South Pacific.  Has Good Conduct Medal, Three Battle Stars and Unit Commendation.
BRIDGES, SAMUEL T., Jr.
Pfc. Samuel T. Bridges, Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Bridges, Sr., attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with Marines at San Diego.  Served in New Zealand, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, New Caledonia and Guam.  Killed action on Guam, 1944.  Has Purple Heart.

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BRIDGES, CLAYTON
Cpl Clayton Bridges, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Bridges, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1941, training with Marines at San Diego.  Served in New Zealand, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, New Hebrides, and other bases of the Pacific.  Now on duty at Corpus Christi.  Has three Battle Stars.
BRIDGES, ORA B.
Pfc. Ora B. Bridges, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Bridges, Corsicana.  Entered service 1942.  Trained with Marines at El Centro where she is now on duty.

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BRIGANCE, JACK N.
Pvt Jack N. Brigance, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Brigance, Corsicana.  Husband of the former Roselline Sharrer.  Graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered Air Corps in Feb., 1945, training at San Antonio and Amarillo.  Now on duty at Amarillo.
BRIM, ELBERT N.
Cpl. Elbert N. Brimm, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Brim, Corsicana.  Graduated from Blooming Grove Schools.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with the Air Corps at Gulfport, Miss., and Sheppard Field.  Is now on duty at George Field, Ill.

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BRIM, RICHARD A.
Pvt. Richard A. Brim, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Brim, Corsicana.  Attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service 1945.  Trained with Tank Destroyers at Camp Hood, Texas.
BRINKLEY, MARVIN O.
Cpl Marvin O. Brinkley, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Brinkley, Corsicana, attended Independence School.  Entered the Army May, 1943, training at Wichita Falls, Amarillo, Seattle, Wash., Arizona, Neb., and Dyersburg, Tenn.  Served as engineer gunner on a bomber when killed in action Nov., 1944.  Received the Purple Heart.

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BRINKLEY, WILMER H.
Pfc. Wilmer H. Brinkley, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Brinkley, Corsicana.  Attended Powell Schools.  Entered service 1943.  Trained with Infantry at Camp Adair Oregon.  Served in Eng., Ireland, and France.  Killed in action Aug 15, 1944.  Has Combat Inf. Badge, Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

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