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EMMERT, JOE H.
Pvt. Joe H. Emmert, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Emmert, Rice, graduate of Rice High School.  Entered Army, 1945, trained in the Medical Corps at Camp Hood,  Ft. Lewis, and El Paso.  Now on duty at El Paso, Texas.

Notes:

  • Joe Henry Emmert
  • Nov 26, 1926 in Tenn - Sept 22, 2001
  • s/o Albert Milton Emmert, Sr. & Burma Lou (Swindle) Emmert
EMMERT, ALBERT M.
Pfc. Albert M. Emmert, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Emmert, Rice, entered service, 1941, trained with 36th Division of Army at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding, and Camp Edwards.  Has served in Africa, Italy, France, Germany and Australia, discharged, 1945.  Has Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Good Conduct, E.T.O. Ribbon, Arrow for Italian Invasion.

Notes:

  • Albert Milton Emmert, Jr.
  • Oct 23, 1915 - Feb 15, 2004
  • Obituary
  • h.o Lee Ila (Burks) Emmert; s/o Albert Milton Emmert, Sr. & Burma Lou (Swindle) Emmert
  • Rice Cemetery, Rice, Navarro Co., TX
ENGLISH, BELDON L.
Pvt. Beldon L. English son of the late Mr. and Mrs. L.. English, Frost, husband of the former Miss Fannie B. Blake, graduated of Frost School. Entered the Army, 1944, trained at Ft. Sill, Camp Hood. Served with 7th Army in France, Belgium, and Germany, where now on duty.

Notes:

  • Beldon Lee English
  • Aug 19, 1911 - Apr 18, 1969
  • h/o Fannie Belle (Blake) English; s/o Leander Levalcus English & Mary Frances (Williams) English
  • Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro Co., TX
ERWIN, GEORGE, JR.
Pfc. George Erwin, Jr., son of Mrs. T. E. Hoggatt, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Mary F. Stevenson, Kerens.  Entered Marine Corps December, 1943, trained at U.S.M. Base, San Diego, Calif.  Has served at Pearl Harbor and Guam, now on duty at U.S. Naval Hospital, Norman, Oklahoma.

Notes:

  • George J. Erwin, Jr.
  • Oct 24, 1915 - Apr 29, 1983
  • h/o Mary Fern (Stevenson) Erwin; s/o George J. Erwin, Sr. & Daisy Elizabeth (Bryant) Hoggatt
  • Prairie Point Cemetery, Bazette, Navarro Co., TX
ESTES, H. C.
S/Sgt. H. C. Estes, son of Mrs. J. A. Estes, attended Providence Schools.  Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Barkley, Desert Center.  Has served in England, France, Belgium, Germany and Czechoslovakia, now on duty in Germany.  Has Bronze Star.

Notes:

  • Hugh C. Estes
  • Jan 2, 1909 - Mar 18, 1972
  • Obituary
  • Eureka Cemetery, Eureka, Navarro Co., TX
  • s/o James Alonzo Estes & Roxie (Bennett) Estes
ESTES, WILLIAM B.
Ens. William B. Estes, son of Mrs. J. A. Estes, attended Mildred Schools.  Entered Navy, 1942, trained at San Diego, and in Deland, Fla.  Now on duty in Pacific aboard U.S.S. Pocomoke.

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ESTES, JAMES E.
AMM 2/C James E. Estes, son of Mrs. J. A. Estes, attended Mildred Schools.  Entered Navy, 1942, trained at San Diego, and in Deland, Fla.  Now on duty in Pacific aboard U.S.S. Pocomoke.

Notes:

  • James Alonzo Estes, Jr.
  • May 11, 1917 - Nov 21, 1966
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Mattie Ruth (Hiler) Niver; s/o James Alonzo Estes & Roxie (Bennett) Estes
ETHEREDGE, ROBERT E.
T/Sgt. Robert E. Etheredge, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Etheredge, Kerens.  Entered the Air Corps Jan., 1940, trained at Brownwood, Texas, Temple, New Mexico, Burlington, Vermont, Las Vegas, New Mexico.  Now on duty in Hawaiian Islands.

Notes:

  • Robert E. Etheredge
  • Jun 26, 1918 - Jan 26, 1996
  • Cathedral In The Pines Cemetery, Tyler, Smith Co., TX
  • h/o Joyce Ann (Machaby) Etheredge
ETHEREDGE, DEDDIE R.
Pfc. Deddie R. Etheredge, son of Mrs. Myrtle Etheredge, attended Oak Grove School.  Enlisted in the Coast Artillery, 1940, trained at Ft. Crockett and Ft. Sam Houston, Tex.  Received discharge, 1943.

Notes:

  • Deedie R. Etheredge
  • 1914 - 1917
  • Woodland Park Cemetery, Woodland Park, Teller Co., Colorado
  • s/o William Edgar Etheridge & Myrtle Leona (Monroe) Etheredge
ETHEREDGE, JAMES L.
Pvt. James L. Etheredge, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Etheredge, formerly of Kerens, Texas, attended Kerens High School.  Enlisted in the Army Sept, 1940, trained in Philippines Island.  reported missing in action on Corregidor, May 8, 1943, officially reported dead June 9, 1942.

Notes:

  • James Leroy Etheredge
  • Mar 4, 1920 - Jun 9, 1942
  • s/o James Lewis Etheredge & Georgia Anna (Monroe) Etheredge
  • Manila American Cemetery and Memoiral, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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EVANS, GEORGE E.
Pfc. George E. Evans, foster son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Davant, Jr., Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Eula Mae Norwood, attended school in Corsicana and at San Marcos Academy.  Entered the Army Air Corps in 1942, trained at Waco Army Air Field.  Has the Good Conduct Badge, Sharpshooter and Expert for rifle, Carbine, Sub-Thompson Machine Gun.  Now on duty at Buckley Field Colorado.

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EVANS, J. B.
S/Sgt. J. B. Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Evans, Dallas, husband of the former Miss Jeanette Harrison, Frost.  Entered the Army in 1940, trained at Camp Barkley, Texas, California, and Ft. Dix, J J.  Has served in England, france, Germany and Czecslovakia.  Has Bronze Star and 5 Battle Stars.  Now on duty in Germany.
EVANS, CLARENCE WILLIAM
Major Clarence William Evans, son of Mrs. W. W. Evans, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Enola Smalling, attended Corsicana High School and A&M College.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Army Signal Corps at Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey.  Was in charge of overseas equipment in San Francisco for 2 1/2 years, served at Commanding Officer of a Camp in Philadelphia and is now Commander of 62nd A.C.S. Region, India.

Notes:

  • Clarence William Evans
  • May 20, 1908 - Nov 28, 1985
  • h/o Enola Mae (Smalling) Evans; s/o William Wightman Evans & Anna May (Pillans) Evans
  • Forest Park Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana; Garden 21
  • Biography in The Fighting Men of Texas
EVINS, ELON
S 1/C Elon Evins, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Evins, Corsicana, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Navy at San Diego.  Has served in Pacific.  Holds 8 Stars and a Citation.

Notes:

  • Frank Elon Evins
  • Dec 21, 1925 -Sep 4, 1946
  • s/o William Riley Evins & Lydia May (Simmons) Evins
  • Oakland Cemetery, Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas
EWING, JAMES F.
Pvt. James F. Ewing, son of G. E. Ewing, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Mae Buchanan, attended Mexia Schools.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army Infantry at Camp Adair, Oregon.  Discharged June 4, 1943.

Notes:

  • James Frank Ewing
  • Aug 23, 1908 - Jan 18, 1973
  • Obituary
  • h/o Elizabeth "Mae" (Buchanan) Ewing; s/o George Ellis Ewing & Lula Lee (Bailey) Ewing
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX
EWING, LEWIS T.
Pvt. Lewis T. Ewing, son of Ed. Ewing, Blooming Grove, husband of the former Miss Lou Etta Melton.  Entered service, 1942.  Trained with Army at Camp Barkley, Discharged, 1943.

Notes:

  • Lewis T. Ewing
  • Nov 1, 1904 - Dec 30, 1991
  • h/o Lou Etta (Melton) Ewing
  • Dresden Cemetery, Dresden Navarro Co., TX
EWING, GEORGE E.
Pvt. George E. Ewing, Jr., son of Mr. George E. Ewing of Corsicana, graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered service Jan., 1943, trained with the Air Corps at Sheppard Field, and in Oakland, California.  Now on duty at Oakland, California.  Has the Silver Wings of a Crew Chief.

Notes:

  • George Ellis Ewing, Jr.
  • Sep 29, 1924 - Oct 31, 1992
  • s/o George Ellis Ewing, Sr. & Jennie Grace (Simmons) Ewing
  • Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant Co., TX
FARMER, THOMAS M.
Pvt. Thomas M. Farmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Odie Farmer, Roane, attended Powell High School.  Entered the Army in 1945, trained in Camp Maxey.  Now enroute to California for Embarkation.

Notes:

  • Thomas Millard Farmer
  • Apr 20, 1923 - Aug 28, 1985
  • Post Oak Cemetery, Roane, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Zelda Faye (Holley) Farmer; s/o T. Odie Farmer & R. Myrtle Farmer
FARMER, FRANK S.
Sgt. Frank S. Farmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Farmer, husband of the former Alice Stark, attended Corsicana High School. Entered service, 1943, trained with Air Corps at Salt Lake City, and Gulfport, Miss. Has served in North Africa and now stationed in India.

Notes:

  • Frank Sherer Farmer
  • Mar 21, 1920 - May 17, 1983
  • h/o Alice Lucy (Stark) Farmer [1908-19967; Evergreen Cem., Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO
  • s/o James Arthur Farmer & Dee Elizabeth (White) Farmer
FARMER, JAMES W.
Capt James W. Farmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Kennemore, attended Telferner Schools. Entered service, 1935, trained with Army at Ft. Clark, Ft. Bliss, and Camp Maxey. Has served in European Theater, wounded in Belgium, 1944. Holds Purple Heart and Cluster, Bronze Star, Good Conduct Ribbon, Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon, Presidential Citation and 5 Battle Stars.

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