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Clifford Olan DAUGHTRY
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Rank: Fireman First Class (LC)
Service Dates: April 16, 1945 to July 30, 1946
Location: Stateside
Honoree is: Deceased, March 25, 1983, buried Spur Cemetery
Submitted by Liz Daughtry, widow

Robert W. DAVENPORT
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: March 16, 1944.
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: April 20, 1945.
Theatre of Operations: Southern Philippines.
Engagements: Luzon.
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal; Medal of Occupation.
Returned to U.S.: April 23, 1946.
Discharged: Fort Bliss, Texas.
Rank: First Sergeant.
Total Time Served: 2 years, 1 month, 16 days.

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John Lillard DAVIS
Veteran World War I
Address: Spur, Texas
Rank: Wag.
Honoree is: Deceased Feb 2, 1974, buried Spur Cemetery

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Roy W. DAVIS
Veteran World War I
Address: Spur, Texas.
Branch of Service:OMC
Rank: Private.

Huley N. DAY   "Pete"
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: October 30, 1942.
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Overseas: November 3, 1943.
Theatre of Operations: Europe.
Engagements: Air Offensive Europe.
Decorations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star; Purple Heart; Good Conduct Medal; 3 Overseas Bars.
Returned to U.S.: June 20, 1945.
Discharged: Randolph Field, Texas.
Military Unit: 8th AF 384 Bomb G
Rank: Technical Sergeant.
Total Time Served: 2 years, 11 months, 18 days.

Jackie Lee Day Jackie Lee DAY
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: December 22, 1944.
Branch of Service: Infantry.
Trained at Camp Hood, Texas.
Overseas: July 9, 1945.
Theatre of Operations: Panama Canal Zone.
Decorations: American Theatre Campaign Medal; Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal; 1 Overseas Service Bar.
Returned to U.S.: April 27, 1946.
Discharged: Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Rank: Private First Class.
Total Time Served: 16 months, 12 days.

Gorden D. Day Gorden D. DAY
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: April 20, 1945.
Branch of Service: Army.
Trained at Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Camp Hood, Texas.
Overseas: October 18, 1945.
Theatre of Operations: Pacific.
Engagements: Occupation of Japan.
Returned to U.S.: October 24, 1946.
Discharged: Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Rank: Technician Fifth Grade.
Total Time Served: 19 months, 21 days.

Leo Franklin DAY, Jr.
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Spec. 4th Class
Dates of Service: 1971-1973
Duties: Mail Clerk Stationed: Fort Hood, Texas Military Unit: 366 Signal Battalion 2nd Armored Division

Wallace Eugene DAY
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: Seaman Second Class V6USNR SV
Dates of Service: December 1944 to 1946
Military Unit Designation: Acorn 53

Garland J.B. DEAN
Veteran World War II / Korea
Serial Number: 38-108-851;
Entered Service: September 12, 1942 / Reserves: Dec. 14, 1949
Branch of Service: Army
Military Unit: 5th Armored division, 71st Field artillery under General George S. Patton. Training: at Fort Sill, OK
Theatre of Operations: Normandy, Ardennes, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe
Decorations: EAME Campaign Medal with 5 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Expert Carbine medal
Discharged: September 20, 1945 from Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas.
Discharged Reserves: April 6, 1953, Fort Bliss, TX
Rank: Grade TEC 5
Reserves: Corporal
Specialty: Lead mechanic tank 660.
Total Military Time: 9 years
Submitted by: Teresa Dean Christopher

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Veteran Charles "Noel" DELISLE
KIA World War II
Address: Spur, Texas

Donald Lee DELISLE
Veteran World War II / Korea / Vietnam
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Service Dates: Jan. 1946 to June 1947
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Service Dates: June 1949 to Jan. 1970
Theatre of Operation: Japan, Alaska, North Africa, Greenland, Vietnam
Military Air Transportion Command (MAC)
Total Time Served: 22 years

George W. DELISLE
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Marines Corp.
Service Dates: July 20, 1940 to 1945
Theatre of Operation: South Pacific
Honoree is: Deceased, 1999 buried Colorado
Submitted by Donald Lee Delisle

Eddie Marshall DEMPSEY
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Rank: Coxswain
Service Dates: 1941 - 1945
Theatre of Operation: USA, South Pacific, Philippine Islands
Honoree is: Deceased 1969
Submitted by Joseph Dempsey

Richard Warren DEMPSEY
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Rank: TM 2/C
Service Dates: 1942 - 1945
Theatre of Operation: USA, North Atlantic-Submarine Patrol
Submitted by Joseph Dempsey

Charles A. Denson Charles Arthur DENSON, Jr.
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: December 27, 1941.
Branch of Service: Air Corps.
Trained at Sheppard Field, Texas; Selfridge Field, Michigan.
Overseas: April 3, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: Asiatic-Pacific.
Engagements: Battle of Myitkyina.
Decorations: Bronze Star.
Returned to U.S.: February 3, 1946.
Discharged: El Paso, Texas.
Rank: Corporal.
Total Time Served: 4 years, 2 months.
Honoree is: Deceased Aug 1, 1996, buried Spur Cemetery

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Veteran Ray E. DICKSON Jr.
KIA World War II
Address: Spur, Texas
Honoree: KIA Nov. 8, 1944, buried Spur Cemetery

Veteran Edward G. DILLON
KIA World War II
Address: Spur, Texas
Honoree: KIA August 16, 1944 , buried Omaha Beach in the American Cemetery, St. Laurent—Colleville, France.

Carlton B. DODSON
Veteran Korea
Branch: U.S. Air Force
Rank: First Lt.
Service Dates: June, 1951 to May 1953
Theatre of Operations: Korea K-2 Teague
Military Unit: 49th A.P. Sqdn., 49th Fighter-Bomber Wing, 5th Air Force
Sqdn Executive Officer and Air Base Ground Defense Officer of K-2 Air Base at Taegu, Korea
Air Force Reserve:May 1953 to December 1959
Honoree is: Living, Amarillo, TX
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Tom W. DODSON
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: October 30, 1942.
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: March 31, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: European.
Engagements: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe.
Participated in all major campaigns from D-Day to the end of war in Europe. Fought at the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944.
Decorations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars: Good Conduct Medal; 3 Overseas Bars.
Military Unit: 195th Gasoline Supply Co. Returned to U.S.: October 18, 1945.
Discharged: Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Rank: Private First Class.
Total Time Served: 2 years, 11 months, 25 days.
Honoree is: Deceased buried Dickens Cemetery
Submitted by Carlton B. Dodson, Brother

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James Coy DOPSON
Veteran World War I
Address: Spur, Texas.
Entered Service: September 18, 1918.
Branch of Service: Army.
Discharged: December 11, 1918 at Austin, Texas.
Rank: Private.
Total Time Served: 2 months, 23 days.
Burial Spur Memorial Cemetery

Kenneth Dopson Kenneth DOPSON
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: November 1, 1943.
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy.
Trained at San Diego, California; Lawrence, Kansas.
Overseas: May 14, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: South Pacific.
Engagements: Invasion of Saipan, Invasion of Palau Island, Battle of Leyte Gulf.
Returned to U.S.: December 1, 1945.
Discharged: San Pedro, California.
Rating: Electrician's Mate Third Class.
Total Time Served: 30 months.
Honoree is: Deceased, buried Spur Memorial Cemetery

Jerry D. DUNAWAY
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Reserve
Rank: SP-4
Service Dates: January 1960 to December 1965
Location served: Ft. Ord, California
Honoree is: Living



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