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FOGARTY, JAMES E.
Cpl. James E. Fogarty, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Fogarty, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army in 1943, trained at Camp Hulen, Texas and Camp Livingston, La.  Has served in England, Scotland, France, Belgium, now on duty in Germany.  Has 5 Battle Stars.
FOGG, ERNEST B.
S 1/C Ernest B. Fogg, son of Mrs. J. E. Fogg, Corsicana, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Navy at San Diego, Calif.  Now in South Pacific on U.S.S. Navarro.
FOGG, JOE B.
T/Sgt. Joe B. Fogg, son of Mrs. J. E. Fogg, husband of the former Miss Louise Howell, graduate from Corsicana High School.  Entered Inf., 1940, trained at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding, Fla., Ft. Custer, Mich., Camp Philips, Kans. Camp McCain, Miss.  Has served in England, France, Belgium, Germany and Czechoslovakia now on duty there.  Has Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon, Good Conduct Ribbon, E.T.O. and Infantry Combat Ribbons.

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FOLLIS, BASIL B.
Pvt. Basil B. Follis, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Follis, Purdon.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Camp Wolters, and Camp Roberts.  Has served in Hawaii and in Philippines, now on duty at Luzon, Is.

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FOLLIS, ROBERT L.
Pvt. Robert L. Follis, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Follis, Purdon, husband of the former Miss Opal Fay Hill, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Army at Ft. Ringgold and Ft. Bliss.

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FOLLIS, JOHNNY L.
S 2/C Johnny L. Follis, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Follis of Corsicana, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered Navy, 1944, trained at Ft. Wallace, Texas.  Has served in South America, Cuba and Pearl Harbor, now in duty at the Philippines Islands.
FORD, CAREY A.
S 2/C Carey A. Ford, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ford of Powell, Texas graduate from Mildred High School.  Entered Navy on Feb. 23, 1945, trained at San Diego and India, California.  Now on duty at India, Calif.

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  • Carey Alford, Jr.
FORD, BILLY G.
Billy G. Ford, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ford, Corsicana, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service June 1945, trained at Sheeps Head Bay, New York.

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FORT, CHARLIE D.
Sgt. Charlie D. Fort, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cerf Fort, formerly of Kerens, attended Kerens High School.  Entered Army, 1943, trained at Ft. Sill, Okla., Greenville, Pa.  Has served in N. Africa, France, Belgium, and Germany now on duty in Australia.  Has Bronze Star and 4 Battle Stars.
FORT, HOYT C.
Hoyt C. Fort, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cerf Fort, formerly of Kerens, attended Kerens High School.  Enlisted in Naval Reserve July, 1945, waiting to be called to service.

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FORTNER, CLAYTON
Pfc. Clayton L. Fortner, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Fortner, graduate of Richland High School.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Infantry at Camp Fannin.  Has served in France, Germany, wounded in Germany, 1945.  Holds Purple Heart, and Battle Stars.
FORTNER, JAMES C.
T/Sgt. James C. Fortner, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Fortner, Richland.  Husband of the former Miss Le Hall, attended Powell School.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Air Corps at Sheppard Field, Orlando, Fla., and Santa Monica, Calif.  Has served in England, Africa, Sicily, Italy, France, Germany and Corsica.  Holds Presidential Citation, Battle Stars and Purple Heart, wounded France, 1944.

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FORTNER, WILLIAM T.
S/Sgt. William T. Fortner, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Fortner, Richland, attended Emhouse High School.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Air Corps at Goodfellow Field and Sherman.  Has served in Africa, Sicily, Italy, France and Corsica, now on duty in Italy.  Has Battle Stars.
FORTSON, JAMES E.
Ens. James E. Fortson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Fortson, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Anita Marie Hurley, attended Corsicana and VMI, received BA Degree from University of Texas.  Entered Navy Reserves, 1942, trained with Naval Aviation, 1943, at Austin, Waco, Athens, Ga., and Memphis, Tenn. commissioned at Pensacola Fla., 1945.  Now on duty at Banana, Fla.

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FOSTER, WELTON E.
RM 3/C Welton E. Foster, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Foster, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Louise Jackson, attended Barry Schools.  Entered service, 1942, trained at Great Lakes and Ft. Story, Va. with Navy.  Sent overseas, 1943, served in N. Africa, Sicily, and Italy, now in Travis City, Michigan on duty.  Has 3 Battle Stars.
FOSTER, CHESTER H.
Pfc. Chester H. Foster, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Foster, Corsicana, attended Barry School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army Artillrey at Camp Barkley.  Sent Overseas, 1944, served in England, France, Belgium, and Germany, where now on duty.  Holds 5 Battle Stars, Sharpshooter Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
FOSTER, JAMES T.
M/Sgt James T. Foster, son of Judge and Mrs. A. E. Foster, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Glenna Watson.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Army at Ft. Sill, Camp Bowie.  Has served in North Africa, Italy, Germany, was Prisoner of War for 10 months, wounded 3 times.  Has Purple Heart, 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, European Campaign Ribbon, African Campaign Ribbon with 2 Stars.

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FOSTER, JIMMIE L.
Pvt. Jimmie L. Foster, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Foster, husband of the former Miss Velma McKey, attended school at Rice.  Entered the Army in 1944, trained at Camp Wolters, Ft. Sam Houston, Camp Hood, Ft. Meade, Md.  Served overseas in France and Germany, now on duty in Germany.

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FOSTER, SIDNEY E.
Pvt. Sidney E. Foster, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Foster, Corsicana, graduate of Emhouse High School.  Entered service 1944, trained with Army Artillery at Ft. Sill Oklahoma.  Now on duty at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he is studying to be a Radioman.
FOUTY, HUGH B.
Pvt. Hugh B. Fouty, son of Mrs. T. M. Fouty of Navarro, husband of the former Miss Ruth Collins of Streetman, Texas, attended Hopewell Schools, and was a business man at Navarro before entering the service.  Entered the service on Oct. 31, 1942, trained at the Baytown Ordnance Works, and in Houston.  Was discharged from Ellington Field on Feb. 13, 1943.

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