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Morris Hamilton COLLETT, Sr.
Veteran World War II
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: TEC 4
Honoree is: Deceased, 6-29-1997
Buried Espuela Cemetery
Submitted by: Colette C. Lauderdale

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Eddie COLLINS
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: Army.
Overseas: August 6, 1943.
Theatre of Operations: European.
Engagements: Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno.
Decorations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars; Distinguished Unit Badge; Good Conduct Medal.
Returned to U.S.: August 24, 1945.
Discharged: Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Rank: Private.
Total Time Served: 3 years, 5 months, 16 days.

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Cecil V. CONATSER
Veteran World War II, Korea, Vietnam
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Rank: CMSGT, E-9
Service Dates: July 2, 1941 to Jan 31, 1972
Honoree is: Living, Greenville, KY

Burrell Harper CONAWAY
Veteran Korea
Branch of Service: Army
Dates of Service: October 14, 1952 to August 20, 1954
Decorations: Korean Svc Medal w/2 Bz Svc Stars, United Nations Svc Medal National Defense Svc Medal ROK Pres Unit Citation
Military Unit: A Btry 24th AAA Gun Bn APO 301

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Claude W. CONAWAY
Veteran World War I
Address: Dickens, Texas
Rank: Private

Tom C. CONDRON
Veteran World War II
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Master Sgt.
Service Dates: August 1940 to December 1945
Theatre of Operations: South Pacific
Military Unit Designation: 251st Anti Aircraft Artillery Group
Honoree is: Deceased, April 23, 2002

* Ira F. COPASS
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: December 21, 1944.
Branch of Service: Army - Airborne.
Trained at Camp Hood, Texas; Fort Benning, Georgia.
Theatre of Operations: Pacific.
Decorations: Philippine Liberation Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal.
Returned to U.S.: October, 1946.
Discharged: Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Rank: Private First Class.
Total Time Served: 22 months, 22 days.

James L. COPASS
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: March 26, 1945 to December 10, 1945
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy.
Military Unit: Seabees
Theatre of Operation: San Diego Naval Air Station
Discharged: San Pedro, California.
Rating: Seaman, Second Class.
Total Time Served: 7 months.
Honoree is: Deceased, February 24, 1986
Submitted by Perry Copass, son

Leon Jerdon COPASS
Veteran Korea
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: CPL
Location: Ryuky US Command - Okinawa Was in Japan 1 mo. near Hiroshima at Camp Kure
Trained to Chemical, Radiological and Biological Instructor - added duty
Military Unit: HQ. Co 3rd Battalion 29th Reg. Combat Team

* Robert COPASS
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: January 20, 1943.
Branch of Service: Army Air Forces.
Trained at Miami Beach, Florida; Gulfport Field, Mississippi.
Overseas: January 5, 1945.
Theatre of Operations: China-Burma-India.
Engagements: Troop support for the English in the Mandalay Burma and Rangoon Burma.
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon; Asiatic-Pacific; Campaign Medal with 2 Bronze Stars; Distinguished Unit Badge; Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal; 2 Overseas Bars.
Returned to U.S.: January 4, 1946.
Discharged: Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Rank: Sergeant.
Total Time Served: 36 months.

William Jake Copass Picture William Jake COPASS
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: September 6, 1940.
Branch of Service: Veterinary Corps.
Trained at Fort Bliss, Texas.
Overseas: December 27, 1942.
Theatre of Operations: South Pacific.
Engagements; Port Moresby, Nw Guinea Campaign, Burma Campaign.
Decorations: American Defense Ribbon; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon with 2 Stars; Good Conduct Medal.
Returned to U.S.: September, 1944.
Discharged: Hoff General Hospital, Santa Barbara, California.
Rank: Staff Sergeant.
Total Time Served: 60 months, 18 days.

Charles N. COPELAND
Veteran Korea
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Pfc
Service Dates: March 15, 1951 to March 15, 1953
Location: U.S. @ Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
Military Unit: 691st Engineer Equip. Supply Co.
Submitted by B.A. Hyatt

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Herman CORNELIUS
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: July 18, 1942.
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: November 1, 1942.
Theatre of Operations: European.
Decorations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon.
Returned to U.S.: March 12, 1945.
Discharged: Fort Bliss, Texas.
Rank: Private.
Total Time Served: 2 years, 18 days.

Leonard Cornelius Picture Leonard CORNELIUS
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: September 12, 1942.
Branch of Service: Army - 202nd Antiaircraft Artillery.
Trained at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Camp Hulen, Texas.
Overseas: November 23, 1943.
Theatre of Operations: Pacific.
Decorations: Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Campaign Medal; Good Conduct Medal.
Returned to U.S.: November 7, 1944.
Discharged: Harmon General Hospital, Longview, Texas.
Rank: Private.
Total Time Served: 28 months, 15 days.

Joseph E. CORNETT
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: January 27, 1942.
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: April 21, 1942.
Theatre of Operations: New Guinea.
Engagements: Luzon.
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; Philippine Liberation Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal; Distinguished Unit Badge.
Returned to U.S.: November 20, 1945.
Discharged: Fort Bliss, Texas.
Rank: Technician Fifth Grade.
Total Time Served: 3 years, 10 months, 4 days.
Honoree is: Deceased, May 26, 2001

Randell DeShawn COURTNEY
Veteran Gulf War
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Rank: E4
Service Dates: May 27, 1991 to Jan 13, 1999
Military Unit: USS Yellowstone AD 41
Honoree is: Living, Norfolk, VA
Submitted by: Minnie Bethany, Mother

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Ross Ivan CULBERT
Veteran World War II
Service Dates: October 1942 (Dallas, TX) to 1945 (Norman, OK)
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Trained in San Diego, CA
Overseas: January 1943
Theater of Operations: Pacific and European Engagements, Marshall Islands, Guam, Saipan, Philippines
Time Served: 38 months.
Submitted by Coy Searcy



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