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Cherokee County, Texas


 This is a page to honor the men and women who served in World War II from Cherokee County.

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SGT Dwight L. Monroe

He died at sea, and was buried at sea, although he is memorialized in Africa. He was being accompanied home by his cousin Minton Burchfield.

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SGT Dwight L. Monroe

ID: 20807433

Branch of Service:  U. S. Army

Hometown:  Cherokee County, Texas

Status:  DOW

Entered Service From:  Texas

Service:  U. S. Army, 143rd Infantry Regiment,  36th Infantry Division

Died:  Thursday September 16, 1943

Memorialized at :  North Africa American Cemetery

Location:  Carthage, Tunisia

Awards:  Bronze Star,  Purple Heart

 Information provided by Mary Turney