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CROWLEY, TOMMY NEY
Lt. Colonel Tommy Ney Crowley, son of Mr. T. A. Crowley, Kerens, Texas.  Entered services of U.S., 1927, trained at Ft. Sill, Okla., Ellington Field, Tex., Mitchell Field, N.Y. Has served in Philippines for 6 years, in Belgium, and Germany, now on furlough en route to Pacific T.O.

Notes:

  • Thomas Ney Crowley
  • Sep 8, 1910 - Dec 17, 1954
  • Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX
  • s/o Thomas Albert Crowley & Leila P. (Sawyers) Crowley
CROWLEY, CLAIR
Pfc. Clair Crowley, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Crowley, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered Marines, 1942, trained at San Diego and Camp Elliott.  Has served in Pacific Theater, now on duty at Corpus Christ.  Has Presidential Citation, and five Battle Stars.

Notes:

  • Ezra Claire Crowley
  • Feb 12, 1924 - Sep 15, 1994
  • h/o Mary Jane Cummings; s/o Ezra Alfred Crowley & Allie Desdemonia (Beasley) Crowley-Pickering
CROW, PAUL M.
Sgt. Paul M. Crow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Crow, husband of the former Frances Mae Glanton, Kerens, attended Burnett High School.  Received training at St. Petersburg, Florida, now on duty in Burma Theater of War.
CUMMINGS, JOHN R.
Pfc. John R. Cummings, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cummings, Chatfield, husband of the former Jayne Ray, graduate at Rice.  Enlisted in the Army, 1941, spend 18 months in Greenland, received a medical discharge in May 1941.

Notes:

  • John Robert Cummings
  • Apr 18, 1922 - Jun 9, 1979
  • h/o Jayne Ray) Cummings; s/o John C. Cummings & Johnnie M. Cummings
  • New Chatfield Cemetery, Chatfield, Navarro Co. TX
CUMMINS, EUGENE
Ens. Eugene Cummins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Cummins, Corsicana, a graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered naval Air Corps in 1943, trained at Corpus Christi.  Now on duty at Sanford, Fla.

Notes:

  • Milburn Eugene Cummins
  • Oct 22, 1923 - Sep 5, 2008
  • Obituary
  • h/o Barbara Jean (Parker) Cummins; s/o Rodrick Hugh Cummins & Minoria (Halloway) Cummins
  • Youngblood Cemetery, Beckville, Panola Co., TX
CUNNINGHAM, ELMO L.
1st Sgt. Elmo L. Cunningham, son of Mrs. Edna Cunningham, Kerens, Texas, husband of the former Miss Janice Blissett, graduate of Kerens High School.  Enlisted in the Marines Jan. 24, 1938, trained at U.S.N.T.S., San diego, Calif.  Has served on New Zealand, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Guam, now on duty at Charleston, S.C. Has 2 Major Battle Stars.

Notes:

  • Elmo L. Cunningham
  • Mar 3, 1918 - Apr 9, 2011
  • Obituary
  • h/o Janice (Blisset) Cunningham; s/o Robert Douglas Cunningham & Edna (Williams) Cunningham
  • Oaklawn Memorial Park, Athens, Henderson Co., TX
CUNNINGHAM, WILLIE L.
S/Sgt. Willie L. Cunningham, son of Mrs. Edna Cunningham, Kerens, Texas, attended Rural Shade School.  Mobilized with Texas Natl. Guard Nov., 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Tex.  Has served on transport vessel out of New Orleans engaged in India-Burma Theater, Honorable Discharge July 11, 1945.

Notes:

  • Willie L Cunningham
  • s/o Robert Douglas Cunningham & Edna (Williams) Cunningham
CUNNINGHAM, HERMAN A.
Sgt. Herman A. Cunningham, son of Mrs. Edna Cunningham, Kerens, Texas, attended Kerens High School.  Enlisted in Marines Jan. 24, 1942, trained at U.S.N.T.S., San Diego, Calif.  Has served in Bougainville, Guam, Iwo Jima, killed in action on Okinawa, May 16, 1945.

Notes:

  • Herman Aubrey Cunningham
  • Jun 24, 1915 - May 16, 1945
  • s/o Robert Douglas Cunningham & Edna (Williams) Cunningham
  • Obituary
  • Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX
CUNNINGHAM, ROBERT A.
1st Sgt. Robert A. Cunningham, son of Mrs. Edna Cunningham, Kerens, Tex., graduated from Kerens High School.  Mobilized with 36th Div., Nov., 1940 trained at Camp Bowie, Tex., Camp Edwards, Mass.  Has served in N. Africa-E.T.O. Campaigns, now on duty in Germany.

Notes:

  • Robert A. Cunningham
  • s/o Robert Douglas Cunningham & Edna (Williams) Cunningham
CUNNINGHAM, DAN B.
1st Lt. Dan B. Cunningham, nephew of Mrs. I. T. Blake and Halley Blake, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School, attended University of Texas.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Air Corps at Santa Anna, Calif., Las Vegas, Nev., Carlsbad, N.M., and Ardmore Okla.  Flew 47 Missions with 15th Air Corps in Italy.  Has D.F.C. Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, EAME Ribbon, 3 Battle Stars, Dist. Unit Citation and other Honors.

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CUNNINGHAM, JAMES R.
Pfc. James R. Cunningham, son of Mr. R. L. Cunningham, Barry. Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Minter Field, California and Camp Howze.  Has served in France and Germany, where now on duty.

Notes:

  • James Raymond Cunningham
  • May 10, 1912 - Feb 25, 1977
  • Obituary
  • h/o Joyce (Morton) Cunningham; s/o Robert Leroy Cunningham & Florence Belle (Blake) Cunningham [buried at Dresden Cemetery]
  • Stinnett Cemetery, Stinnett, Hutchinson Co., TX
CUNNINGHAM, MARION L.
Cpl. Marion L. Cunningham, son of Mr. R. L. Cunningham, Barry attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Air Corps in England and France, where now on duty.

Notes:

  • Marion Ladon "Don" Cunningham
  • Apr 1, 1920 - May 4, 1993
  • h/o Theresa Lajuan (Furra) Cunningham; s/o Robert Leroy Cunningham & Florence Belle (Blake) Cunningham [buried at Dresden Cemetery]
  • Dresden Cemetey, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX
CUNNINGHAM, SELWYN D.
Sgt. Selwyn D. Cunningham, son of Mr. R. L. Cunningham, Barry.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Army Hq. 11th Armored Infantry, at Camp Wolters, Ft. Knox.  Has served in Ireland, England, Africa and Italy, discharged, 1945.  Has Campaign Ribbons with 6 Bronze Stars, American Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal.Selwyn.

Notes:

  • Selwyn Dale Cunningham
  • 1917 - 2002
  • h/o Martha Jane Cunningham; s/o Robert Leroy Cunningham & Florence Belle (Blake) Cunningham [buried at Dresden Cemetery]
  • Obituary
  • Sunnylane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma Co., OK
CURINGTON, CLIFTON
Pvt. Clifton Curington, son of Mrs. G. W. Howell, husband of the former Miss Opal Thornton, of Kerens.  Entered the Army Air Corps in 1942, trained at Waco Army Flying School.  Was a patient at McCloskey General Hospital until received Honorable Medical Discharge 1943.

Notes:

  • William Clifton Curington
  • Sep 7, 1909 - Mar 9, 1992
  • h/o Opal Roddye (Thornton) Curington; s/o William Elmer Curington & Mary Etta (Phillips) Curington-Howell
  • Kerens Cemetery, Kerens, Navarro Co., TX
CURINGTON, JAMES D.
Cpl. James D. Curington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cap Curington, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Mildred Tyner, Kerens, Tex., graduate of Corsicana High School and Tex. Chiropractic College.  Entered Air Corps, trained at S.A.A.C.C., San Antonio, Texas.  Now on duty at C.A.A.F., Childress, Tex.

Notes:

  • James Douglas "Jim" Curington
  • Nov 15, 1921 - Oct 23, 2005
  • Obituary
  • h/o Mildred Carolyne (Tyner) Curington; s/o Calvin Overton Curington Sr & Annie Irene (Williams) Curington
  • Prairie Point Cemetery, Bazette, Navarro Co., TX
CURINGTON, CALVIN O., JR.
T/5 Calvin O. Currington, Jr., son of Calvin O. Curington, Sr., Corsicana, attended Corsicana High School, N.T.A.C. and Hillsboro Jr. College.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Army Anti-Aircraft at Camp Wolters, Camp Callan and Stanford University.  Has served in England, France and Belgium, now on duty in France.  Has 5 Battle Stars.

Notes:

  • Calvin Overton "Bud" Currington, Jr.
  • Sep 23, 1923 - May 14, 1996
  • h/o Helen Elaine (Johnston) Curington; s/o Calvin Overton Currington, Sr. & Annie Irene (Williams) Curington
CURRY, R. T.
SC 1/C R. T. Curry, son of Sam Curry, husband of the former Miss Gelene Jordan, attended Blooming Grove School.  Entered service, 1942, trained at Norfolk with the Navy, now on duty in Philippines.

Notes:

  • R. T. Curry
  • Jun 5, 1923 - Feb 11, 1981
  • h/o Gelene (Jordan) Curry; s/o Sam Thomas Curry & Edna Myrtle (Reed) Curry
  • Marker Photo at Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX
CURRY, M. C.
SC 2/C M. C. Curry, son of Mr. Sam Curry, attended Blooming Grove School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Navy at Norfolk, Va., now on duty in Philippines.
CURTIS, WILLMOTTE S.
Capt. Willmote S Curtis, son of Mrs. W. S. Curtis, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Edith Etta Wilds.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Field Artillery at San Antonio, Camp Bowie, and Fort Sill.  Has served in North Africa, Italy with 36th Division.  Holds Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

Notes:

  • Willmote Sidney "Will" Curtis
  • Feb 20, 1912 - Jul 9, 1994
  • h/o Edith Etta (Wilds) Curtis; s/o Willmotte Stewart Curtis & Edith Shields (Puryear) Curtis
  • Biography in The Fighting Men of Texas
  • \Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington, Tarrant Co., TX
DANIELS, JOHNIE O.
Pvt. Johnie O. Daniels, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Daniels, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Mae Pennington, attended school in Corsicana.  Entered the Army in 1944, trained at Camp Hood.  Has served overseas duty in the South Pacific.

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