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FROST, LEONIDAS
S/Sgt. Leonidas Frost, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Frost, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Alice Rodriqnez, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Army at Ft. Bliss.  Has served in South Pacific.  Has Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon, Good Conduct and 4 Battle Stars.

Notes: 

  • Leonidas Frost
  • Aug 15, 1919 - Oct 27, 1999
  • h/o Elisa (Rodriguez) Frost; s/o Hillard Reese Frost & Ada Polk Frost
  • Obituary
  • Calvary Cemetery, Merced, Merced Co., CA
FROST, C. A.
1st Lt. C. A. Frost, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Frost, Wortham, graduate of Wortham High School.  Entered the Navy, 1942, trained at Cherry Point, N.C.  Has served overseas in the South Pacific, now on duty in the Philippines.

Notes:

  • Clifford Alton Frost
  • Oct 15, 1923 - Mar 29, 2018
  • Obituary
  • Wortham Cemetery, Wortham, Freestone Co., TX
  • s/o Charlie Clinton Frost & Melvia (Bennett) Frost
  • WWII Newspaper Clippings
FROST, BILLY M.
S 1/C Billy M. Frost, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Frost, Richland, graduate of Richland High School.  Entered service, 1944, trained at Radio Technician at San Diego and Los Angeles, where now on duty.

Notes:

  • Billy Mack Frost
  • May 1, 1927 - Apr 21, 2011
  • s/o Melvin Mack Frost & Bessie Clyde (Yates) Frost
  • Wortham Cemetery, Wortham, Freestone Co., TX
FROST, W. BRYAN
1st Lt. W. Bryan Frost, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Frost, husband of the former Miss Dorothy Jean Garnett.  Trained with Infantry 1941, Ft. Benning, Ft. Ord.  Has served on Attu, Marshalls, Philippines, now on duty at Miami Beach.  Wounded, 1943, Attu, 1944 Marshalls, 1944 Leyte, has Purple Heart, Oak Leaf Clusters, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, 3 Bronze Stars, Liberation Ribbon, 2 Bronze Stars.

Notes:

  • William Bryan Frost
  • Dec 6, 1915 - Nov 11, 1961
  • s/o Melvin Mack Frost & Bessie Clyde (Yates) Frost
  • Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, Travis Co., TX
FROST, ROY W.
Sgt. Roy W. Frost, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Frost, Wortham, attended Mt. Nebo Schools.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Air Corps at Napier Field, Ala., graduated A.M. School, Gulfport, Miss.  Now on duty at Hondo Field, Hondo, Texas.

Notes:

  • Roy Weldon Frost
  • Sep 10, 1915 - Dec 21, 1961
  • Wortham Cemetery, Wortham, Freestone Co., TX
FULLER, HENRY L.
Sgt. Henry L. Fuller, son of Mr. Lee Fuller, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Air Corps at Big Springs.  Has served in Italy, England and Germany.  Has Presidential Citation, and Good Conduct medal.  Now on duty at Bryan.
FULLER, NEWMAN L.
AMM 3/C Newman L. Fuler, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Fuller, Irvin, husband of the former Miss Dorothy Richards, Barry, attended school at Blooming Grove.  Enlisted in the Navy, 1944, trained at San Diego, Calif.  Now on duty somewhere in the Pacific.
FULLER, IRA
Pfc. Ira Fuller, son of Lee Fuller, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Army at Ft. Sam Houston, and San Diego.  Has served in France, Italy, England, and Germany, was wounded in action, 1943, discharged.  Has Purple Heart and Good Conduct.

Notes:

  • Ira Turner Fuller
  • Dec 12, 1912 - May 12, 1995
  • h/o Sarah Mildred (Fuller) Sutherlin; s/o Irvin D. Fuller, Annie (Fallen) Fuller
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX
FULLER, TROY W.
Pfc. Troy W. Fuller, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Fuller, Dallas, husband of the former Miss Lake Kelso, Corsicana, attended school at Chatfield.  Entered the Army in 1944 trained at Camp Barkley, Ft. Lewis, and Camp Beale.  Now on duty in the Philippines.  Has Good Conduct Ribbon, and Rifle Shooting Medals.

Notes:

  • Troy W. Fuller
  • May 16, 1911 - Jun 5, 1987
  • h/o Lake (Kelso) Fuller; s/o S. J. Fuller
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
FULLER, JAMES H., JR.
Cpl. James H. Fuller, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Fuller, Sr., husband of the former Miss Melba J. Stutts Kerens, attended Popular Bluff School, Mo.  Entered Army Inf. March, 1941, trained at Ft. Ord, Calif., Ft. Geo., Ft. Mead, Mr. (sic)  Has served in Aleutians and E.T.O., now on duty in Germany.  Has Combat Inf. Badge, Purple Heart, wounded June 1942.

Notes:

  • James H. Fuller
  • Aug 14, 1918 - Dec 23, 1989
  • h/o Melba Jean (Stutts) Fuller-Loving
  • Kerens Cemetery, Kerens, Navarro Co., TX

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FULTON, BRUCE
1st Lt. Bruce Fulton, son of Mrs. Mable Fulton, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered services, 1942, trained with Army at Ft. Sam Houston, O.C.S. at N. Dakota and Montana.  Has served in Philippines and now stationed in Manila.

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FULTON, WILL R.
Pfc. Will R. Fulton, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Fulton, graduate of Blooming Grove School.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Army at Ft. Lewis and Camp Philips.  Has served in England and France where wounded, 1944, now on duty at Ft. Sam Houston.  Has Purple Heart and one Battle Star.

Notes:

  • Will Roy Fulton
  • Mar 1, 1924 - May 31, 2004
  • h/o Joyce Ardell (Hortman) Fulton; s/o W. C. Fulton
  • Greenwood Memorial Park, Tarrant Co., TX; Section: Chapel Garden 29
FULTON, J. C.
SKT 3/C J. C. Fulton, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Fulton, graduate of Blooming Grove High School.  Entered service, 1944, trained with the Navy at San Diego, now on duty in Philippines.

Notes:

  • Jodie C. Fulton
  • Nov 12, 1925 - Sep 12, 2017
  • Obituary
  • Bascom Cemetery, Bascom, Smith Co., TX
  • h/o Eva June (Kelley) Fulton; s/o William Carroll Fulton & Nora Elzabeth (Menifee) Fulton
FURRA, NOEL D.
Pfc. Noel D. Furra, son of Mrs. J. L. Furra of Dresden. Entered service in 1944 after graduating from Blooming Grove High School. Trained with Army at Camp Wolters, and Fort Ord, Cal. Now in Hawaiian Islands, on duty.

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GAFFORD, PEARL E.
Pvt. Pearl E. Gafford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. "Dick" Bruner, attended Corsicana High School.  entered service, 1943, trained at Radio Technician at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., and Casper Wyoming, discharged.  Has Good Conduct Medal.

Notes:

  • Pearl Elizabeth (Gafford) Rochlin
  • Feb 18, 1923 - Feb 1, 1998
  • d/o Andrew Jefferson Gafford & Bessie (Griffin) Bruner
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
GAFFORD, JOSEPH C.
S/Sgt. Joseph C. Gafford, Jr., son of Mrs. J. C. Gafford, Sr., husband of Mrs. Modena Gafford, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1940, trained with 63rd Infantry at Camp Robinson and Camp Wolters.  Now on duty in France.

Notes:

  • Joseph Claude Gafford, Jr.
GAFFORD, DUBART M.
Pfc. Dubart M. Gafford, son of Mrs. J. C. Gafford, attended Corsicana School.  Entered the Army in 1940 and trained at Fort Sill.  Has served in Honolulu, Marshall Is., Saipan, Tinian, Leyte and Okinawa, where now on duty.  Has 5 Bronze Stars.

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GAINES, HILTON Q.
Pvt. Hilton Quincy Gaines, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Gaines, Chatfield, husband of the former Miss Edna Mae Ragan, graduate of Kerens High School.  Entered the Army in 1945, trained at Ft. Knox, Ky.  Now on duty at Ft. Knox, Ky.

Notes:

  • Hilton Quincy Gaines
  • Sep 16, 1914 - Oct 7, 1993
  • Obituary
  • Chatfield Cemetery New, Chatfield, Navarro Co. TX
  • h/o Edna Mae (Ragan) Gaines; s/o Robert Peyton Gaines & Lola (Sands) Gaines
GAINES, ALON L.
Pfc. Alon L. Gaines, son of Mr. J. O. Gaines, graduate of Mildred High School.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Anit-Aircraft Artillery at Camp Hulen.  Has served in England, France, Belgium and Germany, where now on duty.  Has Battle Stars.

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GAINES, OSCAR D.
S 1/C Oscar D. Gaines, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Gaines, graduate of Mildred High School.  Entered service, 1945, trained with navy at Camp Wallace, Texas.  Has served on Carolyn Islands, Okinawa, now on duty in East China Sea.  Has Campaign Ribbons and Citation.

Notes:

  • Oscar Derwood Gaines
  • Sep 30, 1925 - Jan 5, 2011
  • Obituary
  • h/o Neva Dorothy (Craig) Gaines; s/o Oscar Alvie Gaines & Mellie Mae (Estes) Gaines
  • Crane Memorial Cemetery, Crane, Crane Co., TX

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