The TXGenWeb Project
  Dickens County
    USGenWeb Project

Veterans Service Records   "L"

Thank a Vet
*Picture not Available*
Orwin A. LAMBERT
Veteran World War I
Address: Dickens, Texas.
Entered Service: July 22, 1918.
Branch of Service: Army.
Trained at Camp Bowie, Texas.
Discharged: February 7, 1919 at Camp Bowie, Texas.
Total Time Served: 7 months, 16 days.

Austin LASTER
Veteran Korea
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Sergeant.
Dates of Service: November 10, 1950 to September 25, 1952
Decorations: Korean Service Medal, UN Service Medal, Second Korean Winter-occupation medal Japan-combat infantry badge.
Honoree is: Deceased, Jan. 1, 1983

Bobby LASTER
Veteran Vietnam
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Tour of Duty: Dec 1, 1965 - Dec. 1, 1967
Military Unit: 3rd, Bde. 25 Infantry - HDQ. Co. 1 BN 35th Infantry Div.
Theatre of Operation: Vietnam
Honoree is: Living, Dickens, TX

Thank a Vet
*Picture not Available*
Albert P. LATHAM
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: January 20, 1943.
Branch of Service: U.S. Army.
Overseas: July 10, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: Philippine Islands.
Engagements: Philippine Liberations, Ryukyus.
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; Philippine Liberation Ribbon; Victory Medal.
Returned to U.S.: January 5, 1946.
Discharged: Fort Bliss, Texas.
Rank: Private First Class.
Total Time Served: 2 years, 11 months, 23 days.

Thank a Vet
*Picture not Available*
Francis H. LATHAM
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: February 15, 1943.
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: February 26, 1945.
Theatre of Operations: New Guinea.
Decorations: Good Conduct Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; Expert Infantryman's Badge.
Returned to U.S.: November 20, 1944.
Discharged: Books General Hospital, San Antonio, Texas.
Rank: Private First Class.
Total Time Served: 2 years, 18 days.

Glenn Gordon LATHAM
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Rank: Airman 1st class
Service Dates: November 1958 to December 1965
Basic Training: Flt. 926 Squadron 3701 Lackland AFB, Texas 1959-1961 4520th Civil Eng. Sq. (TAC) Nellis AFB, Nev. Fire Protection Spec./Aircraft Crash Rescue
1961-1962 6167 Support Sq. (PACAF) Kempo AFB, Korea Fire Protection Spec./Crew Chief-Fire Dept.
1962-1965 464 Civil Eng. Sq. Pope AFB., NC Fire Protection Spec/Fire Dept./Crash Rescue
Submitted by Janette Latham, wife

Johnny Glenn LATHAM
Veteran Vietnam
Branch: U.S. Air Force
Military Unit: Intelligence Operations Specialist
Service Dates: November 1978 to 1992
Theatre of Operation: Guam

Paul Gene LATHAM
Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps
Location: Camp Pendleton, California
Military Unit: 2nd Infantry Regiment
Dates of Service: 1969 to 1972

Jack V. Lawson Jack V. LAWSON
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: April 20, 1945.
Branch of Service: Army.
Trained at Camp Fannin, Texas; Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Discharged: Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Rank: Technician Fourth Grade.
Total Time Served: 16 months.

Alford LEE

Charles William LEE   "Willie"
Veteran World War II
Military Unit: 1st Platoon 158th QM Bakery
Rank: Technician Grade Four
Service Dates: November 22, 1944 to April 16, 1946
Duty Assignment: Utility Repairman
Decorations: 2 Overseas Service Bars/Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon/Philippines Liberation Ribbon/Good Conduct Medal/Army Occupation Ribbon (Japan) Victory Ribbon
Discharge Info: Book 2, page 482, Dickens County
Honoree is: Deceased, buried Dickens Cemetery
Photo courtesy of Obie Lee, brother



Duward LEE
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Captain
Job Assignment: Chaplain Military Unit: Corps of Engineers
Service Dates: 1942 to 1948
Honoree is: Deceased 3-17-1999

Edwin Stirman LEE
Veteran World War I
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Sergeant
Service Dates: Sept. 21, 1917 to May 21, 1919
Theatre of Operation: Belleaw Wood; Meuse Argonne - France
Military Unit: 90th Division, 144th Infantry
Honoree is: Deceased Dec 27, 1977; buried Spur Cemetery

Thank a Vet
*Picture not Available*
Ernest LEE
Veteran of World War I
Address: Spur, Texas.
Rank: Corp.





Jesse LEE
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Job Assignment: Meteorologist
Stationed in San Diego

Obie Owen Lee
Veteran World War II POW
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Corporal
Service Dates: January 27, 1942 to October 30, 1945
Enlisted: Ft. Sill, Oklahoma
Discharged: Ft. Sill, OK
Duty Assignment: Mechanical instructor
Military United: 602nd field artillery
Theatre of Operation: Belgium Bulge Germany
Decorations: 3 battle stars
Served 6 months prison war in Germany
Honoree is: Deceased 2012


Veteran Ocie H. LEE
KIA World War II
Address: Spur, Texas

Pershing F. Lee Pershing F. LEE
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: December, 1941.
Branch of Service: Air Corps.
Trained at Sheppard Field, Texas.
Overseas: September, 1942.
Theatre of Operations: Pacific.
Returned to U.S.: December, 1945.
Discharged: Fort Bliss, Texas.
Rank: Staff Sergeant.
Total Time Served: 4 years.





Raymond LEE
Branch: U.S. Army
Dates of Service: October 31, 1950 to August 7, 1952
Military Unit: 9488 TSU
Theatre of Operations: Ankara, Turkey
Source: Discharge papers book 3, page 196





Robert Blair LEE, Sr.
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Military Unit: Medical Serv. Corp
Job Assignment: Social Worker
Service Dates: 1965 to 1969
Location: South Carolina & Georgia
Honoree is: Living





Sherrod LEE
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Rank: Captain
Job Assignment: Doctor
Service Dates: 1966 to 1974
Location: Stateside - San Diego
Present Occupation: Navy Reserves
Honoree is: Living

James D. Lehew James D. LEHEW
Veteran World War II
Entered Service: September 25, 1942.
Branch of Service: Combat Engineer.
Trained at Camp Wolters, Texas; Camp Gruber, Oklahoma. Overseas: August, 1943.
Theatre of Operations: European and Pacific.
Engagements: Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, North Apennines, Po Valley.
Decorations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; Victory Medal.
Returned to U.S.: December 15, 1945.
Discharged: Fort Bliss, Texas.
Rank: Technician Fourth Grade.
Total Time Served: 39 months.

Thank a Vet
*Picture not Available*
Leon R. LEWIS
Veteran of World War I
Address: Spur, Texas.
Rank: Sadler

Aloys F. LEUGERS
Veteran of WWII, Korean Conflict, 2 tours in Vietnam
Branch of Service: Air Force
Dates of Service: July 9, 1945 to March 1, 1976
Rank: Master Sgt.
Theatre: Germany - 9 Div. 508 th MP BATL.
Military Unit Designation: Siagon - 7th Air Force
Honoree is living



Cemetery List | Home Page | Table of Contents | To Veterans Index

©Dickens County Historical Commission 1997-2014

USGenWeb
Dickens County TXGenWeb Project
Webmaster Linda Fox Hughes
  "Proud Family Member of a
          Army Vietnam Veteran
         and Marine Iraq Veteran "