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GALAWAY, HOWARD
Pfc. Howard Galaway, son of Mrs. Maud Galaway, husband of Mrs. Jewel Galaway, entered the service in 1942.  Trained with Tank Corps at Camp Hood.  Now stationed in Northern Ireland.  Has Theater Ribbon.

Notes:

  • Howard Bailey Galaway
  • May 8, 1929 - Mar 27, 1996
  • h/o Jewel M. (Priddy) Galaway; s/o Maude Galaway
  • Nocona Cemetery, Nacona, Montague Co., TX
GALAWAY, DANIEL B.
Sgt. Daniel B. Galaway, son of Mrs. Maud Galaway, entered the service in 1941.  Trained with the Army Air Corps at Chanute Field. Ill., and Panama City, Fla.  Has been stationed in Michigan, California and Florida.  Now stationed at Biggs Field, El. Paso.

Notes:

  • Daniel Brown Galaway
  • Oct 3, 1914 - Jul 14, 1957
  • T SGT 1608 FLD MAINT SQ AF
  • Brookside Memorial Park, Houston, Harris Co., TX
GANDY, J. L.
Pfc. J. L. Gandy, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gandy, graduated from Corsicana High School. Entered the Army Anti-Aircraft in 1943, trained at Camp Hulen. Served in England, France and Belgium. Wears Good Conduct Medal with 5 Battle Stars and Theater Ribbon. Now serving in Germany.

Notes:

  • James L. Gandy, Jr.
  • May 30, 1923 - Jun 25, 2000
  • Sunset Memorial Gardens, Odessa, Ector Co., TX
  • h/o Marilyn (Davidson) Gandys/o James Lafayette Gandy & Maggie Lee (Turner) Gandy
GANDY, KELLY B.
Pfc. Kelly B. Gandy, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gandy, husband of the former Miss Lurline Berryhill, attended Corsicana Schools. Entered the service in 1942, trained with the 96th Division of the Army and has served in the Philippines. Now on duty at Okinawa. Wears Theater Ribbon.

Notes:

  • Kelly Bryan Gandy
  • Jun 19, 1915 - Nov 18, 1987
  • Rose Hill Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX
  • s/o James Lafayette Gandy & Maggie Lee (Turner) Gandy
GANDY, JACK
S 1/C Jack Gandy, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Gandy of Talco, graduated from Mildred Schools.  Entered the Navy in 1944, trained at San Diego, Norman, Okla. and Seattle, Washington.  Now stationed in Hawaii.  Has Theater Ribbon.

Notes:

  • Jack Gandy
  • Apr 24, 1926 - May 20, 1955
  • Talco Cemetery, Talco, Titus Co., TX
  • h/o Doris Jean (Howard) Wyont
  • s/o Lawrence Mack Gandy & Merty Mae (Saxon) Gandy
GANDY, ROSCOE D.
Sgt. Roscoe D. Gandy, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Gandy, husband of the former Miss Blanche Beltz, attended Navarro School.  Entered the Army Engineers in 1941, trained at Camp Bowie, Blanding, San Anita and Ft. Jackson.  Served in N. Africa and is now in the S. Pacific.  Wears Good Conduct, Pre-Pearl Harbor and Campaign Ribbons.

Notes:

  • Roscoe Daphen Gandy
  • Mar 5, 1910 - May 15, 1974
  • Talco Cemetery, Talco, Titus Co., TX
  • h/o Blanche Louise (Belts) Gandy
  • s/o Lawrence Mack Gandy & Merty Mae (Saxon) Gandy
GANDY, NEAL G.
BM Neal G. Gandy, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Gandy of Talco, graduated from Navarro High School.  Entered the Navy in 1942, trained at Kingsville and Little Creek and is now in the South Pacific.  Wears Theater Ribbon.

Notes:

  • Neal C Gandy
  • Apr 6, 1919 - Jun 17, 1978
  • BM2 US Navy
  • Crescent Valley Cemetery, Victoria, Victoria Co., TX
  • s/o Lawrence Mack Gandy & Merty Mae (Saxon) Gandy
GANDY, M. C.
Sgt. M. C. Gandy, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Gandy, graduated from Navaro Schools.  Entered the Air Corps in 1941, trained at Harlingen, Desert Center and Tampa.  Seved in European Theater.  Has been missing in action since Aug., 1944 over Northern Germany.  Has Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and Air Medal.

Notes:

  • M. C. Gandy
  • Jan 9, 1922 - Aug 25, 1944
  • Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
  • s/o Lawrence Mack Gandy & Merty Mae (Saxon) Gandy
GANDY, ARVILL O.
PM/Sgt. Arvill O. Gandy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gandy, graduated from Kerens High School.  Joined the Marines, trained at Marine Base, San Diego, Calif.  Now serving in office of Assistant Postmaster of Fleet Marine Force.

Notes:

  • Arvill O. Gandy
  • Jun 8, 1914 - Jan 14, 1990
  • Kilgore City Cemetery, Kilgore, Gregg Co., TX
  • M. Block 3
  • h/o Cynthia Isabell (Smith) Gandy
GARCIA, LOUIS J.
T/Sgt. Louis J. Garcia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Garcia, attended Pickett School.  Entered the Army Dec. 28, 1939, trained at Ft. Benning.  Served in N. Africa, Italy, Sicily, Germany, France, England and Belgium.  Wounded in action in Belgium Jan. 15, 1945.  Wears Purple Heart, Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Rifle and Silver Star.  Now in McCloskey Hospital, Temple, Texas.

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GARLAND, HAROLD H.
Pfc. Harold H. Garland, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Garland, Corsicana, graduate of Mildred High School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Air Corps at Waco Army Air Field.  Sent overseas, 1944, now on duty at Karachi, India.

Notes:

  • Harold Hedrick Garland
  • Nov 24, 1924 - Jul 4, 2006
  • Obituary
  • Marshall Cemetery, Corbet, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Ruby Irene (Brannon) Garland
  • s/o Huron A. Garland & Ruby Lynn (Hickman) Garland
GARLAND, MAURICE E.
Sgt. Maurice E. Garland, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Garland, Corsicana, graduare of Mildred High School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Air Corps at Denver, Colorado, Ft. Myers, Fla., and Morris Field N.C.  Has served in New Guinea and the Philippines after going overseas, 1945, now on duty in the Philippines.

Notes:

  • Maurice Edward Garland
  • May 1, 1923 - Apr 22, 1996
  • Binghampton Cemetery, Tucson, Pima Co., AZ
  • h/o Alma Darl (Stewart) Garland
  • s/o Huron A. Garland & Ruby Lynn (Hickman) Garland
GARLAND, HUGH A.
Pfc. Hugh A. Garland, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Garland, Corsicana, graduate of Mildred High School.  Entered National Guard, 1939, entered Army, 1940, trained with Army Field Artillery at Camp Bowie.  Has served in Java and Japan, was made prisoner of war in Java, March, 1942.  Member of the "Lost Battalion."

Notes:

  • Hugh A. Garland Jr
  • Jul 27, 1921 - Dec 21, 1985
  • Brush Memorial Cemetery, Brush, Morgan Co., Colorado
  • s/o Huron A. Garland & Ruby Lynn (Hickman) Garland
GARLINGTON, WERNER M.
Pfc. Werner M. Garlington, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. N. Garlington, husband of the former Miss Maurine Bailey, attended Mildred Schools.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Air Corps at Ft. Sill, Big Springs, San Angelo, Bryan and Amarillo, where he is now on duty.  Has Good Conduct, and Mechanics Medal.

Notes:

  • Werner Martin Garlington
  • Oct 18, 1913 - Jun 24, 1989
  • Obituary
  • Ira Cemetery, Ira, Scurry Co., TX
  • s/o Daniel Nash Garlington & Willie Roxie (Martin) Garlington
GARLINGTON, JOHN W.
S/Sgt. John W. Garlington, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. N. Garlington, attended Providence Schools.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Army Inf. at Camp Adair and Ft. Lewis.  Sent overseas, 1944, served in Hawaii, Leyte and Philippines.  Holds Purple Heart, Good Conduct, and Expert Rifleman Badge, sounded on Leyte, 1944.

Notes:

  • John William "JW" Garlington
  • Aug 26, 1922 - Sep 11, 1982
  • Robert Lee Cemetery, Robert Lee, Coke Co., TX
  • h/o Virginia Ruth (Ward)  Garlington
  • s/o Daniel Nash Garlington & Willie Roxie (Martin) Garlingto
GARNER, JOE C.
Pvt. Joe C. Garner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Garner, attended Dawson Schools.  Entered service 1943, trained at Camp Roberts, Cal., and Ft. Benning, Ga.  Has served in Australia, New Guinea and Philippines, now on duty somewhere in the Pacific.

Notes:

  • Joe Clay Garner, Jr.
  • Aug 9, 1924 - Nov 23, 1972
  • Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Norma Jean Garner
  • Section 5, Row 9
GARNER, JOHN J.
Lt. Col. John J. Garner, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Garner, husband of the former Ola Monroe Jackson, graduate of Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1917, trained with Army at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding, Ft. Benning and Camp Edwards.  Has served in France, Africa, Italy, and now on duty at Ft. Sill, Okla.  Has Silver Star in 1st World War, and Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon.

Notes:

  • John Joel Garner, Sr.
  • Sep 17, 1894 - Apr 18, 1971
  • also WWI Veteran
  • Obituary
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
GARNER, WILLIAM L.
Pvt. William L. Garner, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Garner, Chatfield, husband of the former Miss Janie Muriel Weaver, attended Chatfield Schools.  Entered service 1944, trained with Army at Ft. Sill.  Now on duty in Philippines.

Notes:

  • William Lowery "Bill" Garner, Jr.
  • Aug 5, 1924 - Apr 15, 1984
  • Prairie Haven Cemetery, New Mexico
  • s/o William Lowery Garner & Bertha Garner
GARRETT, SAMUEL E.
Lt. Samuel E. Garrett, USNR Tactical Test, son of Mr. Sam L. Garrett, Kerens, graduated from Kerens High School and Texas A&M.  Entered Navy, 1943, trained at Univ. of Arizona.  Now on duty at USNA Station, Patuxent River, Md.
  • Samuel Eugene Garrett
  • June 18, 1918 - Feb 7, 2002
  • Obituary
  • h/o Alice Carr (Garner) Garret; s/o Samuel Lacy Garrett & Brownie (Smith) Garrett
  • Kerens Cemetery, Kerens, Navarro Co., TX
GARRETT, WILLIAM K.
1st Sgt. William K. Garrett, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Garrett, Richland, husband of the former Miss Mary Helen Nixon, attended Powell High School, University of Arizona, Weatherford College.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Air Corps at Oakland, Calif., Burbank, California.  Has served in Iceland, Scotland, Newfoundland, Canada, now on duty at Ryan Field, Texas.  Has ATO Ribbon, ETO Ribbon and American Defense Ribbon.

Notes:

  • William Kimbro Garrett
  • Mar 23, 1917 - Jul 26, 1973
  • h/o Lola Virginia (Magness) Garrett; s/o Marvin Jordan Garrett & Jimmie Ann (Leonard) Garrett
  • Brookside Memorial Park, Houston, Harris Co., TX
  • Section 4 Sunrise Slope, Lot 8, Space 1

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