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COX, DELBERT C.
Sgt. Delbert C. Cox, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Cox, Richland, husband of the former Miss Justina Cecillia Budai, attended Pickett Schools.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Camp Barkley.  Has served in France, England, and Germany, wounded in Germany, 1944, now on duty at Ft. Sam Houston, Tex.  Has Purple heart, Good Conduct, Infantry Badge, and Two Major Battles.

Notes:

  • Delbert C. Cox
  • Feb 10, 1920 - Jun 17, 1989
  • h/o Justina Cecillia (Budai) Cox
  • Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX
COX, CLARENCE N.
Pfc. Clarence N. Cox, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Cox, Wortham.  Entered service, 1943, trained as Engineer in Army at Oregon and California.  Has served in Pacific where on duty now.

Notes:

  • Clarence Newton Cox
  • Sep 4, 1910 - Jan 27, 1958
  • Obituary
  • s/o Mariel Gilford Cox & Nancy Elizabeth (Talbot) Cox
  • Wortham Cemetery, Wortham, Freestone Co., TX
COX, HERMAN L.
S/Sgt. Herman L. Cox, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cox, Wst.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Marines at San Francisco.  Has served in New Guinea, Iwo Jima, Marshall and Okinawa.  Has Presidential Citation.
CRAVENS, CHARLES R.
Pfc. Charles R. Cravens, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Cravens, husband of the former Gelene Keathley, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army, 1944, trained at Camp Walters.  Went Overseas Dec., 1944, served on Mindanao, Philippines, Is., where now on duty. Has Combat Infantryman's Badge.

Notes:

  • Charles Raymond Cravens
  • Jan 20, 1920 - Jun 11, 1988
  • Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Frances Gelene (Keathley) Cravens; s/o Audie Ray Cravens & Ruby Lee (Curry) Cravens
CRAWFORD, G. WASHBURN
Lt. (jg) G. Washburn Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Grover Crawford, Kerens, graduate of Kerens High School, B.S. Degree Texas A&M.  Entered Navy, 1942, commissioned Ensign, 1943, Columbia U.  Has served in N. Africa, Sicily, Salerno, Anzio Beach and D Day.  Has 4 Battle Stars, Purple Heart, wounded on Anzio Beach, March 16, 1944, now on duty at A.T.B. Camp Bradford, Va.

Notes:

  • Grover Washburn Crawford
  • Mar 14, 1920 - May 11, 1992
  • Amelia Island Plantation Chapel Columbarium, Nassau Co., Florida
  • h/o Marjorie Lawrence (Crews) Crawford
  • s/o Grover Crawford & Charlie O. (Washburn) Crawford
CRAWFORD, LONNIE E.
A.R.M. 2/C Lonnie E. Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Crawford, graduate from Kerens High School, attended Lon Morrie, Texas Univ. Enlisted in Navy May, 1943, received training at Corpus Christi, Tex., St. Louis, Mo.  Now on duty at Port Hueneme, California.
CRAWFORD, NATHAN B.
Sgt. Nathan B. Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Crawford, Houston, graduate from Kerens High School.  Entered Air Corps May 18, 1942, trained at Camp Robinson, Arkansas.  Has served in S. America and N. Africa, now on duty at Scott Field., Ill.

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CRAWFORD, LEON P.
Sgt. Leon P. Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Crawford, Houston, Houston, husband of the former Miss Geraldine Bailey, graduate from Kerens High School.  entered Army April, 1943, trained Ft. Warren, Wyo., Camp Ellis, Ill. Has served in E.T.O. Campaigns, now on duty at Ft. Jackson, S.C.

Notes:

  • Leon Page Crawford
  • Jun 30, 1916 - Apr 19, 1981
  • h/o Geraldine (Bailey) Crawford
  • s/o Lamar Harley Crawford & Cora Mae (Calvery) Crawford bur at Kerens Cemetery
  • San Jacinto Memorial Park, Houston, Harris Co., TX
CRAWFORD, RAY
S/Sgt. Ray Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Crawford, Kerens, graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered Army, 1940, trained at Ft. Sam Houston, Ft. Monmouth, N.J., Camp Crowder, Mo.  Now on duty in India with Army Postal Service.

Notes:

  • Ray Crawford
  • Aug 24, 1914 - Nov 15, 1986
  • WWII, Korea, Vietnam
  • s/o Morris Crawford & Lena (McClung) Crawford
  • Kerens Cemetery, Kerens, Navarro Co., TX
CRAWFORD, DWAIN
Sgt. Dwain W. Crawford, Kerens, graduate from Kerens High School.  Entered Army Aug., 1942, trained at Camp Wallace, Camp Crowder, Mo., McDill Field, Fla.  Now on duty in China in Postal Service.

Notes:

  • Dwain Wilburn "Ickey" Crawford
  • Dec 6, 1920 - Apr 29, 1991
  • h/o Annie Joyce (Shelton) Crawford
  • s/o Morris Crawford & Lena (McClung) Crawford
  • Kerens Cemetery, Kerens, Navarro Co., TX

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CRAWFORD, ADRIAN M.
Sgt. Adrian M. Crawford, Kerens, graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered Army March, 1941, trained in Anti-Aircraft at Camp Wallace.  Has served 21 months in Puerto Rico and Jamaica.  Engaged in ETO, now on duty in Germany.  Awarded 2 Battle Stars.
CRAWFORD, WORSHAM
Pfc. Worsham Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Crawford, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Julie Mae Griffin, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Air Corps at Sheppard Field.  Has been on Jamaica Island, now on duty at Blytheville, Arkansas.

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CRAWFORD, RAWSON D.
Cpl. Rawson D. Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Crawford, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Ora Lee Bentley, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1943, trained with the 552 Anti-Aircraft Division, at Camp Hulen.  Has served in England, France, Belgium and Germany, now on duty in Germany.  Holds Battle Stars.

Notes:

  • Rawson Deward Crawford
  • Dec 21, 1922 - Mar 24, 2002
  • Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Ora Lee (Bentley) Crawford-Bonner & Thelma Mae (Davis) Crawford
  • s/o Horace Hurchell Crawford & Laura L. Crawford
CRAWFORD, ORA LEE
Y 1/C Ora Lee Crawford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bentley, Corsicana, the wife of Rawson D. Crawford, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service March 11, 1943, trained with navy at Cedar Falls, Iowa, now on duty in Chicago.

Notes:

  • Ora Lee (Bentley) Crawford-Bonner
  • Jan 3, 1920 - Jun 18, 2013
  • Obituary
  • w/o Rawson Deward Crawford married Feb 15, 1941 & Clarence D. Bonner married Jul 7, 1948
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery
CRAWFORD, JAMES N.
Pfc. James N. Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nora E. Crawford, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Army at Mineral Wells.  Served overseas in England, France, Belgium, and Germany.  Wounded in France July, 1944, has Purple Heart, Infantry Combat Badge.
CRAWLEY, JACK O.
Sgt. Jack O. Crawley, son of Mrs. Mae Ellis of Corsicana, attended Pursley Schools before entering the service.  Entered the Army, 1941, trained at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., and Cap Claiborne, La.  Has served in England, France and Germany, now on duty in France.  Was wounded in action in 1944, and in 1945.
CRIDER, ROBERT D.
S/Sgt. Robert D. Crider, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Crider, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Connie Brooks, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army Air Corps in 1942, trained at Waco Army Air Field.  Was Orderly Room Clerk for 18 mo. at Waco Army Air Field, now Post Sergeant Major at Waco Air Field.

Note: Robert David Crider

CROCKER, JAMES A.
S/Sgt. James A. Crocker, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Crocker, graduate of Blooming Grove.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Signal Corps, at Duncan Field and Great Falls, Montana.  Has served in Australia, New Guinea and Philippines, where now on duty.

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CROCKER, LLOYD
S 2/C Lloyd Crocker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Crocker, Kerens, husband of the former Miss Tida Lee Crocker, attended Wilson School.  Entered Navy, 1944, trained at U.S.N.T.S., San Diego, Calif.  Now on duty in S. Pacific.
CROCKER, ROBERT C.
Sgt. Robert C. Crocker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Crocker, Kerens, husband of the former Miss Myrtle Crocker, attended Wilson School.  Entered Army, 1941, trained at Ft. Sam Houston and San Francisco, Calif.  Has served on Transport Ship in all Theaters of War, now stationed at San Francisco, California.

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