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COFIELD, EUEL J.
Pvt. Euel J. Cofield, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Cofield, wife is the former Fern P. Mitchell.  Entered the Army 1944, training at Ft. Riley, Kan.  Served in India, Burma, China.  Is now on duty in China.
COGGINS, WILLIAM R.
Ensign William R. Coggins, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Coggins, graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered the navy July, 1943.  Trained at Southwestern U., Georgetown.  Now on duty at Miami, Fla.

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COHAGAN, JESSE J.
S 1/C Jesse J. Cohagan, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Cohagan, graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered the Navy 1944, training at San Diego, San Pedro, Terminal Island and Treasure Island.  Served in S. Pacific.

Notes:

  • Jesse James Cohagan Jr
  • Mar 5, 1926 - Mar 10, 1985
  • Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX
  • h/o Wanda LaVerne (Holley) Cohagan; s/o Jessie James Cohagan & Vera Evelyn (Woods) Cohagan
COKER, JOHNNIE L.
Pfc. Johnnie L. Coker, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Coker, wife is the former Mary Vogl.  Attended Providence School. Entered the Army Air Corps 1942, training at Camp Roberts, Calif., the Army Air Corps 1942, training at Camp Roberts, Calif., McChord Field, Wash.  Now on duty at Spokane Army Air Field.
COKER, LONNIE F.
Pfc. Lonnie F. Coker, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Coker, wife is former Eulema Blackburn.  Attended Mildred Schools.  Entered the Army 1944, training at Camp Claiborne, La. Now on duty on Ozark Island.

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COLEY, TRUMAN F., JR.
1st Lt. Truman F. Coley Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Coley, graduated from Corbet School.  Entered the Air Corps in 1942, training at Kelly Field, Ellington, Harlington, and Hondo.  Served in Australia and Philippines.  Wears Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters.  Is now on duty in San Antonio.

Notes:

  • Truman Francis Coley Jr
  • Jun 2, 1918 - Apr 28, 1986
  • Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX
  • Plot: 8, 0, 1163; Major, US AIRFORCE
  • h/o Helen Fannie (Meador) Coley
COLEY, DOIL L.
Pvt. Doil L. Coley, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Coley, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered the Quarter-master Corps, training at Ft. Lewis and Camp Adair.  Served in France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany.  Now on duty in Germany.

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COLEY, HOWARD B.
Pvt. Howard B. Coley, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Coley, was graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army in Paratroop Division 1944, training at Camp Wolters and Ft. Benning, Ga.  Served in France and Germany.  Now on duty in Austria.
COLEY, CHARLES E.
T/Cpl. Charles E. Coley, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Coley, was a graduate of Corbet.  Entered the Army in 1942, training with Armored Division at Camp Cooke, Pine Camp and Camp McCoy.  Served in France, Germany and Belgium.  Now on duty in France.
COLLIER, TOMMIE L.
A/S Tommie L. Collier, son of Mrs. Myrtle Collier, attended school at Oak Valley.  Wife is former Kathy King.  Entered the Navy in 1945, training at San Diego, Calif., where he is now on duty.

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COLLIER, BILLIE B.
Cpl. Billie B. Collier, son of Mrs. Myrtle Collier, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Mary Ruth Ivey, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Air Force Ground Crew at Denver, Colo. and Salina, Kansas.  Now on duty in India.

Notes:

  • Billie Bob Collier
  • Sep 2, 1922 - Apr 11, 2015
  • Obituary
  • Resthaven Memorial Park
  • h/o Mary Ruth (Ivey) Collier; s/o Thomas Pierson Collier & Myrtle L. (Armstrong) Collier
COLEMAN, D. L.
Sgt. D. L. Coleman, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Coleman, Teague, husband of the former Miss Hettie M. Roxburg, Corsicana.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Air Corps at Camp Lewis and Camp Kearns.  Now on duty at Robins Field, Ga.

Notes:

  • D. L. Coleman
  • Jan 16, 1915 - Aug 15, 1994
  • h/o Hettie Marie (Roxburg) Coleman
  • Fairview Cemetery, Midland, Midland Co., TX
COLLIER, J. C.
Pfc. J. C. Collier, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Collier, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army in 1943, trained at Camp Roberts, Calif.  Sent overseas in Dec., 1943, served in Onhu, Kaniai, New Guinea, Toem Islands and Marotai Island.  Now on duty in Luzon.

Notes:

  • J. C. Collier
  • Feb 4, 1925 - Oct 26, 1979
  • Wortham Cemetery, Wortham, Freestone Co., TX
  • h/o Jacqueline Ann (McHargue) Collier; s/o William Alvis Collier & Bessie (Tyner) Collier
COLLINS, JOHN H.
Pfc. John H. Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Collins, Kerens, Tex., attended Kerens High School.  Entered Army Med. Corps, 1942, trained at Camp White, Oregon.  Sent overseas to England, 1943, now on duty in Scotland.  Awarded Good Conduct Medal.
COLLINS, ROBERT RAY
T/Sgt. Roberts Ray Collins, son of Mr. Robert Collins, formerly of Kerens, husband of the former Miss Evelyn Snyder, graduate of Kerens High School.  entered the Air Corps June, 1941, trained at Goodfellow Field.  Has served as Instructor at Tarrant Field, and Sheppard Field.  Now on duty on Luzon serving with rescue squadron.
COLLINS, DOROTHY JANE
S 1/C Dorothy Jane Collins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Collins, Kerens, graduated from Kerens High School.  Received her training at WAVES Training Center, New York, 1944.  Now on duty in Ship Secretary's Office, San Pedro, California.

Notes:

  • Dorothy Jane (Collins) Newsom
  • Jan 25, 1924 - Dec 11, 1999
  • Union Cemetery, Freestone Co., TX
  • w/o Walter Jethro "Bill" Newsom
COLLINS, WILLIE LEE
Cpl. Willie Lee Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Collins, Kerens, attended Kerens High School.  Entered the Army in 1942, trained at Camp Livingston, La. Has served in Ireland, England and Germany as M.P. for 2 Years.  Engaged in Battle of Berlin and now on duty with Infantry in Czechoslovakia.
COLLINS, ANNE
Lt. Anne Collins, A.N.C. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Collins of Streetman, graduate of Streetman High School.  Entered Nurse Corps in January of 1942, trained at Scott and White Temple.  Was honored recently to be the only member of her unit chosen to attend instructors school.  She has served in England and France and is now stationed at Rowen, France.

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COLLINS, AUDREY E.
Pvt. Audrey E. Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvie Collins, Kerens, attended Kerens High School.  Entered Army May, 1943, received training at Ft. Kerens High School.  Entered Army May, 1943, received training at Ft. Lewis, Wash, Camp Claiborne, La.  Now on duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.

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COLLINS, CLARENCE C.
Pvt. Clarence C. Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Collins, Kerens, husband of the former Miss Lillian M. Long, attended Kerens School.  Entered Army March, 1944, trained at Camp Abbott, Oregon, Ft. Lewis, Washington.  Honorably discharged Oct. 31, 1945.

Notes:

  • Clarence Cecil Collins
  • Jun 1, 1913 - Apr 27, 1991
  • Trinidad City Cemetery, Trinidad, Henderson Co., TX
  • h/o Lillian Mae (Long) Collins

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