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ALBRITTON, GAYLE S.
S/Sgt. Gayle S. Albritton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gayle S. Albritton, graduated from Kerens High School.  Mobilized with 36th Div., Nov., 1940, trained at Camp Bowie and Camp Edwards, Mass.  Has served in N. Africa, and other E.T.O. Campaigns, discharged July, 1945.  Has the E.T.O. Ribbon with 5 battle Stars, Bronze Star, ADS Medal, Distinguish Unit Badge.

Notes:

  • Gayle Stanley Albritton
  • Dec 15, 1918 - Jan 16, 2011
  • Obituary
  • Old Hall Cemetery, Lewisville, Denton Co., TX
  • h/o Lucille (Walker) Albritton & Estelle (Bacon) Albritton; s/o Minor Reed Albritton & Beatrice Eurena (Westbrook) Albritton
ALBRITTON, G. REED
G. Reed Albritton, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Albritton, Kerens, graduated from Kerens High School.  Joined the Marines Oct., 1943, trained U.S.M.T.S., San Diego and San Francisco.  Has served on islands of South Pacific Theater, now on duty on Okinawa.

Notes:

  • Garland Reed Albritton
  • Oct 15, 1925 - Dec 22, 2008
  • Obituary
  • h/o Roseanne Foster (Rippy) Albritton; s/o Minor Reed Albritton & Beatrice Eurena (Westbrook) Albritton
  • Pioneer Cemetery, Graham, Young County, Texas
ALEXANDER, DALE E.
Petty Officer Dale E. Alexander, son of T. C. and Mrs. Maud Alexander, Corsicana, graduate of Emhouse High School.  Entered service 1942, trained with Navy Seabees at Camp Endicotte, R.I.  Has served in Aleutians, now on duty in Pacific.

Notes:

  • Dale Emory Alexander
  • July 10, 1921 - Feb 11, 1995
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan Co., TX
  • h/o Margie Lou (Beckham) Alexander; s/o Thomas Corbett Alexander & Maud (Wright) Alexander
ALEXANDER, ODIE C.
S/Sgt. Odie C. Alexander, son of Mr. and Mrs. Odie C. Alexander, Purdon, graduate of Purdon High School.  Entered Service 1943, trained with Army Air Corps at Tyndall Field, Florida.  Has served in Italy, Yugoslavia, Africa, and South America.  Has Air Medal, Three Clusters, E.T.O. Ribbon, Seven Stars

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ALEXANDER, CHARLES V.
SM 1/C Charles V. Alexander, son of Mrs. E. C. Suggs, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Thelma Jean Suggs, graduate from Paul's Valley, Okla.  Enlisted in the Navy 1942, trained at San Diego, Calif.  Has served on Leyte, Luzon, and Iwo Jima, now on duty somewhere in the South Pacific
ALLEN, CECIL F.
Sgt. Cecil F. Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Allen, Navarro, husband of the former Miss Bobbie Jewel Ford, graduate from Navarro High School.  Entered Air Corps in 1943, trained at Camp Wolters, Amarillo Air Field, Sheppard Field, Ft. Myers, Florida, and Barksdale Field, La.  Has Air Medal for service in England and France.

Notes:

  • Cecil Franklin Allen
  • Oct 18, 1924 - Feb 10, 1944
  • Obituary
  • h/o Bobbie Jewel (Ford) Putman; s/o John Thomas Allen & Lennie Dove (Duncan) Allen
  • Grape Creek Cemetery, Navarro, Navarro Co., TX

ALLEN, EMMETT M.
Sgt. Emmett M. Allen, son of Mrs. E. P. Allen, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered Service 1933, trained with Army at Ft. Sam Houston.  Has served in Belgium, France, Germany, England, and Holland, now on duty at Camp Hood.  Has E.T.O. Ribbon with 5 battle stars.

Notes:

  • Emmett Malcolm Allen
  • Mar 16, 1915 - Oct 14, 1973
  • Obituary
  • h/o Mary Edith "Mickey" (Milburn) Allen; s/o Edmund Preston Allen & Dessia Lucille "Dessie" (Coffey) Allen
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
ALLEN, DUDLEY L.
Capt. Dudley L. Allen, son of Mrs. E. P. Allen, husband of the former Miss Louise Walker, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service 1942, trained with Air Transport Command at Miami Beach, Fla.  Has served in Trinidad, now on duty at Miami Beach, Fla.

Notes:

  • Dudley Lewis Allen
  • 1911 - 1993
  • Restland Memoral Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
  • h/o Era Louise (Walker) Allen; s/o Edmund Preston Allen & Dessia Lucille "Dessie" (Coffey) Allen
ALLEN, EDMOND H.
Sgt. Edmond H. Allen, son of Mrs. E. P. Allen, husband of the former Euginia Sharp, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered Service, 1943, trained with Air Corps at Chanute Field.  Discharged 1944.

Notes:

  • Edmond Howard Allen
  • Apr 13, 1907 - Feb 20, 1982
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Eugenia (Sharp) Allen; s/o Edmund Preston Allen & Dessia Lucille "Dessie" (Coffey) Allen
ALLEN, JAMES R.
Lt. (JG) James R. Allen, son of Mrs. E. P. Allen, husband of the former Miss Bobbie Owens, graduate of Corsicana and Southwestern School.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Navy at Midshipman School, Columbia University.  Has served in South America and the Islands of the South Pacific, now on duty in Philippines.  Has American Theater Ribbon and Eastern Theater Ribbon.

Notes:

  • James Russell Allen
  • Nov 17, 1921 - Oct 30, 1997
  • h/o Robbie Lera (Owens) Allen; s/o Edmund Preston Allen & Dessia Lucille "Dessie" (Coffey) Allen

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ALLEN, JEHU W.
S 1/C Jehu W. Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest S. Allen, Richland.  Graduate of Richland High School.  Entered the Navy in 1944, training at Gulfport, Miss.  Served in So. Pacific.  Wounded and is now in Naval Hospital at Norman, Okla.

Notes:

  • Jehu Wesley Allen
  • Jun 15, 1926 - Jul 3, 2018
  • Obituary
  • Jonesboro Cemetery, Hamilton Co., TX
  • h/o Neoma LaRue (Collins) Allen; s/o Ernest Singleton Allen & Sue Belle (Blood) Allen
ALLEN, MARVIN L.
1st. Lt. Marvin L. Allen, son of Mr. C. T. Allen, Emhouse.  Wife, the former Faye Swindel.  Graduate of Barry High School.  Entered service, 1940.  Trained with Air Corps at South Carolina and Puerto Rico.  Served in Puerto Rico and is now on duty at Laredo.

Notes:

  • Assumed to be the Marvin Leslie Allen buried at Shannon Rose Hill Memorial park, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX (June 8, 1927 - October 21, 1967)
ALLEN, JOHNNIE C.
Cpl. Johnnie C. Allen, son of Mr. C. T. Allen, Emhouse, husband of the former Sybil Langdon.  Attended Barry Schools.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with the Army in Arkansas and Calif.  Is now on duty at Camp Cooke.

Notes:

  • Johnnie Clinton Allen
  • Aug 24, 1920 - Aug 26, 1985
  • h/o  Sybil Christine  (Langdon) Allen; s/o Charles Thomas Allen & Harriet Myrtle (Claiborne) Allen
  • Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas
ALLEN, WAYNE A.
Sgt. Wayne A. Allen, son of Mr. C. T. Allen, Emhouse.  Attended Emhouse Schools.  Entered service 1942.  Trained with Marines at Camp Elliott.  Served in New Zealand and is now on duty in Pacific.

Notes:

  • Wayne Adnel Allen
  • Sep 24, 1923 - May 4, 1986
  • Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego Co., CA
  • s/o Charles Thomas "Tom" Allen & Harriet Myrtle "Hattie" (Claiborne) Allen
ALLEN, DUEL N.
2nd Lt. Duel N. Allen, son of Mr. C. T. Allen, Emhouse.  Attended Emhouse Schools.  Entered service, 1940.  Trained with the Army at Ft. Sill, Camp Bowie.  Served in European Theater.  Wounded 1945.  Has Purple Heart.  Now on duty in Germany.

Notes:

  • Duel Newton Allen
  • Dec 26, 1921 - Feb 26, 1974
  • Obituary
  • Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
ALLEN, BILLY J.
Cpl. Billy J. Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Allen.  Wife, the former Vergie Jones. Graduate of Navarro High School.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with Air Corps at Gulfport, Miss., and is now at Seattle, Wash.

Notes:

  • Billy J. Allen
  • Jul 20, 1920 - Jul 31, 1996
  • h/o Vergie Lois (Jones) Allen; s/o J. C. Allen
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro County, Texas
ALLEN, JOHN C.
Cpl. John C. Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Allen, graduate of Mildred High School.  Entered service, 1943, training as gunner on B-29 at Kessler Field, Truax Field, Chanute Field, Westover Field, Charleston Field, Mitchell Field, LaJunta Field, Harlingen Field, and is now at Lincoln Nebr.
ALLEN, SAM H.
CMM Sam H. Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Ray, Emhouse, Wife, the former Ethel Pattison.  Attended school at Emhouse.  Entered the Navy Seabees in 1942.  Trained at Camp Perry, Va., Camp Endicott, R.I., Camp Parks and camp Rousseau, Calif.  Served in new Guinea and Philippines.  Is now at Luzon.

Notes:

  • Samuel Hogg Allen
  • Jan 17, 1859 - Sep 15, 1928
  • Obituary
  • h/o Amanda Josephine (Shelton) Allen
  • Pattison cemetery, Emhouse, Navarro Co., TX
ALLEN, ELMER R.
M 1/C Elmr R. Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Ray, Emhouse.  Attended school at Emhouse.  Entered the Navy in 1940, training at San Diego.  Served in Australia, Marshall Islands, Marianas, New Zealand, Guadalcanal, Pearl Harbor, Okinawa.  Is now on duty in Pacific.

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ALLEN, JAMES O.
Cpl. James O. Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Irwin.  Wife, the former Sybil Richardson.  Attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1940.  Trained with the Army Infantry at Ft. Sam Houston, Camp McCoy, Ft. Leonard Wood, Ft. Lewis, Camp Howze.  Served in France, Belgium, Holland, Germany.  Now on duty in California.  Has Battle Stars, Inf. Combat Badge.

Notes:

  • James Otis Allen
  • b. Mar 28, 1921 - Feb 17, 1972
  • William A. & Eva Irene (Kyser) Irwin bur. in Kerens Cemetery, Kerens Navarro Co., TX
  • Stepson of s/o Frank Leslie Irwin
  • Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX

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