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A. C. BURGESON
Veteran of World War I
Address: Spur, Texas.
Rank: Sergeant

* Ewell B. BUCKNER Jr.
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: February 22, 1943.
Branch of Service: Army - Ordinance.
Trained at Camp Livingston, Louisiana.
Overseas: July 16, 1943.
Theatre of Operations: European.
Engagements: Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Europe.
Decorations: European Campaign Medal with 5 Bronze Stars; Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal; Occupation Medal.
Returned to U.S.: November 28, 1945.
Discharged: October 4, 1945 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Rank: Private First Class.
Military Unit: 202 ORD Depot Company
Total Time Served: 34 Months.
Honoree is: Deceased, Dec. 21, 1999

* Tommy W. BURGER
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: January 10, 1946.
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: February 23, 1946.
Theatre of Operations: Asiatic-Pacific.
Decorations: Victory Medal.
Returned to U.S.: December 8, 1946.
Discharged: Camp Beale, California.
Rank: Sergeant.
Total Time Served: 3 years, 7 months. 12 days.

* Howard O. BUTLER
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: January 27, 1942.
Branch of Service: Army.
Trained at Fort Leonard, Wood, Missouri.
Overseas: April 21, 1942.
Theatre of Operations: Asiatic-Pacific - Alaska.
Engagements: Morotal.
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon; Unit Citation: Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon, 2 Stars; Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal.
Returned to U.S.: August 27, 1943; February 1, 1945.
Discharged: October 10, 1945 at Fort Bliss, Texas.
Rank: Technician Fifth Grade.
Total Time Served: 44 months, 14 days.

William Monroe BUTLER
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: December 10, 1941.
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: January 23, 1943.
Theatre of Operations: Southwest Pacific.
Decorations: Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; American Theatre Ribbon.
Returned to U.S.: September 11, 1943.
Discharged: October 26, 1943 Harmon General Hospital, Longview, Texas.
Rank: Corporal.
Military Unit: HQ BTRY "I" 198th Coast
Total Time Served: 1 year, 10 months, 11 days.
Source: Discharge papers, Book 2, page 14

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Faunt L. BYARS
Veteran of World War I
Address: Afton, Texas.
Entered Service: March 30, 1918.
Branch of Service: Army.
Rank: Private.

* Jim D. BYRD
Veteran World War II
Address: Lawndale, California.
Entered Service: October 27, 1942. Branch: Medical.
Detachment, 10th Armored Division.
Trained at Camp Campbell, Kentucky; Fort Benning, Georgia; Camp Gordon, Georgia.
Overseas: September 12, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: European.
Engagements: Central Europe.
Decorations: American Theatre Campaign Medal; European Theatre Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars; Good Conduct Medal; Purple Heart; Victory Medal; Certificate of Merit.
Returned to U.S.: December 24, 1945.
Discharged: January 1, 1946 at Camp Fannin, Texas.
Rank: Technician Fifth Grade.
Total Time Served: 1 year, 10 months.
Remarks: Trapped in Belgium Bastogne during the Bulge from the 18-25

Milford Vally BYRD
Branch: U.S.Army
Rank: Corporal Stationed: Stateside, South Dakota
Dates of Service: May 20, 1963 to May 21, 1965
Honoree is: Living, Dickens, TX

* O. E. BYRD, Jr.
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: May 12, 1945.
Branch of Service: Navy.
Decorations: Victory Medal.
Discharged: Bremerton, Washington.
Rating: Fireman, First Class.
Total Time Served: 10 months, 5 days.



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