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Bernice W. Bilberry Bernice W. BILBERRY
Veteran World War II
Address: Dickens, Texas.
Entered Service: January 22, 1941. Branch: Cavalry.
Trained at Fort Brown, Texas; Fort Riley, Kansas.
Overseas: July, 1944. Theatre: China-Burma-India.
Engagements: Northern Burma, Central Burma and China.
Decorations: Combat Infantry Badge; Good Conduct Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze Stars; American Defense Service Medal.
Returned to U.S.: October, 1945. Discharged: Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Rank: Technician Fourth Class.
Total Time Served: 56 months, 9 days.
Remarks: Served as Radio Operator. Worked in Regimental Headquarters and Squadron Headquarters. Radio Room for fifteen months. Sent and received messages by International Morse Code. Enciphered and deciphered messages. Was Motor Gunner for two years.

Eric J. Bilberry, Jr.Eric Johnson BILBERRY, Jr. "Pete"
Veteran World War II
Branch: U.S. Army
Theatre of Operation: Burma
Dates of Service: 1942 to 1945
Dickens Co. Discharge Book 2, page 147

Frank BILBERRY
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Rank:Petty Officer
Service Dates: 1963 to 1967
Theatre of Operation:: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba & Key West, FL
Submitted by Bilberry family of Elgin, Texas

J.C. BILBERRY
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Duty Assignment: Cook
Theatre of Operation: England
Dickens Co. Discharge Book 2, page 194 and 238
Honoree is: Deceased

* Billy Dan BINGHAM
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: May 12, 1943.
Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
Trained at U.S. Marine Base, San Diego, California; Camp Elliott, San Diego, California.
Overseas: April 15, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: American; South Pacific.
Engagements: Saipan, Iwo Jima, Occupation of Japan.
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; Victory Medal.
Returned to U.S.: December 23, 1945.
Discharged: Camp Joseph H. Pendleton, Oceanside, California.
Rank: Corporal.
Total Time Served: 32 months.

C. Dennis BINGHAM
Veteran Korea
Branch: Air Force
Rank: Sergeant
Service Dates: January 11, 1951 to October 11, 1954
Theatre of Operation: North Africa and Med. Area
Military Unit: 580th Air Resupply and Comm. Wing
Honoree is: Living, Lubbock, TX

Doyle Hardin BINGHAM
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: September 23, 1942.
Branch of Service: Army Air Corp
Military Unit: 908 QMC
Overseas: January 7, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: Panama Canal, Alaska
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal.
Returned to U.S.: January 27, 1946.
Discharged: Fort Bliss, Texas.
Rank: Corporal.
Total Time Served: 3 years, 4 months, 12 days.
Honoree is: Deceased, May 22, 2001

Spurgeon Rogers BINGHAM
Veteran World War II
Branch: U.S.Navy
Rank: Seaman 2/C
Dates of Service: 1944 to 1946

* Thomas E. BINGHAM
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: March 22, 1942.
Branch of Service: Infantry.
Trained at Camp Barkeley, Texas.
Military Unit: 90th Texas-Oklahoma Infantry Division
Discharged: 1944 Camp Granite, California.
Rank: Private.
Total Time Served: 21 months.
Honoree is: Deceased, Aug 14, 1990, CA

V.F. "Bing" BINGHAM
Veteran World War II
Branch U.S. Air Force
Rank: Sgt.
Dates of Service: February 14, 1942 to November 9, 1945
Theatre of Operations: European
Military Unit: 9th Air Force attached to the 82nd Airborne
Honoree is: Deceased Jan 9, 2007,
Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX

Travis Bird Travis Eugene BIRD
Veteran Korea
Born: 12 Aug., 1933
Attended McAdoo High School
Entered Service: May 1953
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Job Assignment: Rifleman & Truck Driver
Duty Assignments: Ft. Bliss, Tx. France and Germany
Rank: Private First Class
Discharged: May, 1955
Honoree is: Deceased: July 24, 1989
Submitted by: Elbert Jackson

Thomas H. BLACKWELL
Veteran World War I
Branch of Service: US Army Medical Corps
Rank: Captain
Assignment: Camp Stanley - Leon Springs, TX
Service Date: 1918
Honoree is: Deceased November 24, 1966
Submitted by Royce Karr, and Beth Blackwell, daughter
Floyd R. BLAIR
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: September 16, 1944.
Branch of Service: Army Air Corps.
Overseas: December 16, 1939.
Theatre of Operations: South Pacific.
Engagements: Hickam Field, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii and in Southwest Pacific.
Decorations: Distinguished Flying Cross; 2 Oak Leak Clusters; American Defense Ribbon; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal; Silver Star with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster.
Returned to U.S.: February 20, 1943.
Discharged: Fort Bliss, Texas.
Rank: Flight Officer.
Total Time Served: 5 years, 6 months, 13 days.
Photo submitted by Marlene Jackson
William D. Blair
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Rank: Corporal
Service Dates: December 20, 1941 to September 30, 1945
Theatre of Operation: European
Military Unit: Air Corps - A.C. Armorer

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John Harrison BLAKLEY
Veteran World War I
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: September 23, 1918.
Returned to U.S.: January 31, 1919.
Discharged: Camp Travis, Texas.
Rank: Private.
Total Time Served: 7 months, 2 days.

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Louis Oliver BLAKLEY
Veteran World War I
Address: Afton, Texas.
Entered Service: May 29, 1918.
Branch of Service: Army.
Discharged: December 14, 1918 at Camp Bowie, Texas.
Rank: Private.
Total Time Served: 6 months, 15 days.
Honoree is: Deceased

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Henry H. BLAND
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: July 28, 1942.
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: March 23, 1945.
Engagements: Central Europe.
Decorations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star.
Returned to U.S.: July 31, 1945.
Discharged: Camp Campbell, Kentucky.
Rank: Private First Class.
Total Time Served: 3 years, 2 months, 29 days.

Eustace BLUMBERG
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Tech 4
Military Unit: 330th Engineers Theatre of Operations: China-India_Burma
Overseas 30 months
Texas Army National Guard
Honoree is: Deceased
Submitted by John Albin
Photo courtesy of: Ila Johnston

Shirley Ann BOOKER
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Sgt. E-7
Dates of Service: 1974-94 20 years, retired
Served in Germany
Honoree is: Living

* Larry Odeneal BOOTHE
Veteran World War II
Date of Enlistment: October 5, 1941
Branch: U.A. Air Force.
Trained at March Field, California; Sioux City, Iowa; Rome, New York; Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.
Overseas: May 5, 1943. Theatre: European.
Decorations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal; American Defense Metal; Victory Medal; Unit Citation; American Theatre Ribbon; Certificate of Merit.
Returned to U.S.: October 16, 1945.
Discharged: San Antonio, Texas.
Rank: Master Sergeant.
Remarks: Re-enlisted December 21, 1945 and served until March 17, 1948.
Total Time Served: 74 months.

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VeteranOscar J. Boothe
KIA World War II
Address: Spur, Texas

* Troy BOOTHE
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: October 19, 1943.
Branch of Service: Marine Corps.
Trained at San Diego, California.
Overseas: July 9, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: Pacific.
Engagements: Pelelieu, Palau Islands and Occupation of China.
Decorations: Good Conduct Medal.
Returned to U.S.: April 9, 1946.
Discharged: San Diego, California.
Rank: Corporal.
Total Time Served: 2 years, 6 months, 29 days.
Occupation: Marine Corps.
Submitted by Betty Kearney Morgan

* Frank Herman BOSTICK
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: April 6, 1942.
Branch of Service: Army.
Trained at Camp Bowie, Texas.
Overseas: May 30, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: European.
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon: European Theatre Ribbon.
Returned to U.S.: August 26, 1945.
Discharged: Camp Sibert, Alabama.
Rank: Technical Sergeant.
Total Time Served: 43 months.

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Willie L. BOWEN
Veteran World War I
Address: Spur, Texas



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