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John Poindexter

John H. POINDEXTER
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Marines
Rank: Platoon Sgt. #217096
Service Dates: September 26, 1940 - October 15, 1945
Theatre Served: Pacific, Guadacanal, R.S.L. Guam, Bowginville B.S.I., Mariana Islands, Iwo Jima, Volcano Island, Guina
Military Unit: 3rd Marine Division
Honoree is: Deceased, Feb. 14, 1999
Submitted by: Ardis Springer, sister

Robert Lee Porter
Robert Lee PORTER
Veteran World War II
Address: Dickens, Texas
Entered Service: January 17, 1941
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Naval Training Center, San Diego, CA; Ford Island Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor.
Engagements: Pearl Harbor; South Pacific; Philippine
Discharged: January 22, 1946, San Francisco, CA
Rank: Gunner's Mate First Class

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William E. POTTS
Veteran of World War I
Address: Spur, Texas
Rank: Private

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Andrew J. POWELL
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Corporal
Military Unit: Trans Corps
Honoree is: Deceased, April 21, 1946, Spur Memorial Cemetery
Submitted by Wendell Walker

Arthur Eldon POWELL "Chuck"
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Staff Sergeant Signal Battalion
Service Dates:January 21, 1942 to December 23, 1945
Training: Fort Sills, OK
Overseas: September 29, 1942
Theatre of Operations: Asiatic Pacific
Engagements: Mendora Island, New Guinea; Japan
Decorations: Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific Ribbon
Returned to U.S.: August 24, 1945
Time Served 3 years
Honoree: Deceased as of July 26, 1996
Submitted by Paulette and Danielle Steward, Daughter and Grand-daughter

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Frank POWELL
Veteran of World War I
Address: Dickens, Texas.
Rank: Private.
Honoree: Deceased; Dickens Cemetery

Jesse Joe Powell
Jesse Joe POWELL
Veteran World War II
Address: Spur, Texas.
Entered Service: May 11, 1943.
Branch of Service: Air Corps.
Trained at Sheppard Field, Texas; Columbia Army Air Base, South Carolina; Moody Field, Georgia; Chanute Field, Illinois; San Antonio, Texas.
Discharged: San Antonio, Texas.
Rank: Corporal.
Total Time Served: 33 months.
Honoree: Deceased; Spur Memorial Cemetery

J.T. Powell Jessie T. POWELL
Veteran of World War I
Address: Afton, Texas.
Entered Service: May 26, 1918.
Branch of Service: Army - Field Remount.
Trained at Camp Bowie, Texas
Overseas: October 13, 1918.
Theatre of Operations: American Expeditionary Forces.
Returned to U.S.: April 15, 1919.
Discharged: Camp Bowie, Texas
Rank: Private First Class.
Total Time Served: 9 months, 11 days.
Honoree: Deceased, Spur Memorial Cemetery

Larry Neal POWELL
Class of 1967 Spur High
New Mexico Military Institute
Branch: U.S. Navy
Aviation Officers Candidate School, Pensacola, FL Flight School- Naval Aviator
Flight Instructor at VT26,Beeville, TX
Discharged: August 1, 1986

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Luther D. POWELL
Veteran of World War I
Address: Spur, Texas.
Entered Service: July 10, 1918.
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: September 26, 1918.
Served with American Expeditionary Forces.
Engagements: Europe.
Returned to U.S.: March 6, 1919.
Discharged: March 24, 1919 at Camp Travis, Texas.
Rank: Private First Class.
Total Time Served: 7 months, 14 days.

Orville Olan POWELL
Branch: U.S. Air Force
Rank: Private
Service Dates: 1945
Location: Stateside
Training: Sheppard Air Force Base
Honoree is: Deceased, Afton Cemetery

Coy O. POWERS
Veteran World War II
Brach of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Sergeant
Duty Assignment: 381 AntiAircraft BN
Service Dates: July 9, 1942 to March 8, 1944
Military Unit: Anti-Aircraft BN B
Honoree is: Deceased, McAdoo Cemetery

Albert Benjamin PRITCHARD
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Private
Basic Soldier 521
Service Dates: September 6, 1946 to March 7, 1947

Asa Jackson PRITCHARD
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Private.
Duty Assignment: Cook
Military Unit: 1176th Engr. Const. Gp.
Commendations: WWII Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal
Service Dates: November 10, 1945 to April 1946, enlisted again November 23, 1946 and discharged November 22, 1949
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Rank: Airman Second Class
Discharged April 27th, 1956
Branch of Service: U.S.Army - Discharged April 10th, 1962
Rank: RA 38 712 766Specialistt Fifth Class E-5 QMC RA
Entry into service again on April 11, 1962
Discharged May 31, 1968
Total Time Served: 20 years in the Army and Air Force

Dan W. Pritchett, Jr. Dan W. PRITCHETT, Jr.
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Army.
Rank: Technician Fourth Grade.
Entered Service: October 24, 1942.
Basic: Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Overseas: April 6, 1944 to November 24, 1945
Theatre of Operation: European.
Engagements: Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland.
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon/European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars/Good Conduct Medal/Victory Medal.
Discharged: Camp Fannin, Texas.
Total Time Served: 3 years, 1 month, 25 days.

Leonard E. Pritchett Leonard E. PRITCHETT
Veteran World War II
Branch: Army Air Force.
Rank: Technical Sergeant.
Entered Service: January 6, 1943.
Trained at Camp Wolters, Texas, Sheppard Field, Texas; Willow run, Michigan; Springfield, Charleston.
Overseas: May 22, 1944.
Theatre of Operations: European-African-Middle Eastern.
Engagements: Naples-Foggia Campaign, Rome-Arno, North Appenines, Southern France, Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Air Offensive Europe, Air Combat Balkans, Polesti Air Raid.
Decorations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with 2 Silver Stars; Purple Heart; Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Unit Badge.
Returned to U.S.: October 22, 1944.
Discharged: Sheppard Field, Texas.
Total Time Served: 34 months.
Remarks: Shot down over Yugoslavia July 9, 1944 returning from raid over Polestia, Romania. Flew twenty-eight combat missions before being shot down by German Fighters.
Submitted by John Powell, grandson

Loyd Randolph PRITCHETT
Veteran Korea
Graduate Spur 1949
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Decorations: National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Expert Rifleman Medal
Enlistment Date: April 7, 1951 in Amarillo, TX
Discharge Date:April 7, 1955 at Sewart AFB, Smyrna, TN
Basic: Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX Military Unit: 62 Troop Carrier Squadron
Honoree is: Living
[randy37@attglobal.net]

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Luther Doyle PRITCHETT
Veteran World War II
Son of Dan W. and Opal O. Williams Pritchett
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Corporal
Service Dates: March 1943 to Sept. 1945
Rifle Expert
Training: Camp Pendleton, San Diego, CA Theatre of Operations: Asiatic Pacific Area
Marine Aircraft Group 42, Marine Air Corp. Station, El Centro, CA
Honoree is: Deceased, August 13, 2000, buried Honey Grove, TX
Submitted by Bertha Pritchett, wife

Marion Cleston PRITCHETT   "Pritch"
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Graduated Spur: 1947
Enlistment Date: August 15, 1950, Abilene, TX
Military Unit: 22nd Fighter Bomber Squadron, Assigned to the "Sky Blazers", a group of Air Force Fighters that performed throughout Europe as an aerial acrobatic flight team
Overseas: Germany, 1951
Commendations: National Defense Medal, Good Conduct, Occupation Medal Theatre of Operation: Germany
Discharged: April 14, 1954
Rank: Tech Sergeant
Honoree is: Deceased, January 15, 2001, Ruidoso, NM
Submitted by Kathy Osborne, daughter

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Clovis Woodrow PROCTOR
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy.
Rating: Seaman, First Class.
Entered Service: November 7, 1942.
Decorations: Good Conduct Medal.
Returned to U.S.: December 23, 1945.
Discharged: Norman, Oklahoma.
Total Time Served: 3 years, 1 month, 17 days.


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Veteran Clifton PUCKETT
DOW World War II
Address: Spur, Texas.
Rank: Private


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Veteran Clifford PUCKETT
DNB World War II
Address: Spur, Texas.
Rank: Private


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Olen Elmer PUCKETT
Veteran of World War I
Address: Spur, Texas.
Rank: Private

Levis L. PULLEN
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: Army Air Force.
Rank: Sergeant.
Entered Service: January 21, 1942.
Overseas: November 2, 1942.
Theatre of Operations: European.
Engagements: Algeria, France, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno.
Decorations: European-African-Middle-Eastern Service Medal with 4 Bronze Stars; Good Conduct Medal.
Returned to U.S.: May 24, 1945.
Discharged: Sheppard Field, Texas.
Total Time Served: 3 years, 9 months, 12 days.
Honoree: Deceased 2009, Spur Memorial Cemetery

Oris L. PULLEN
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Army, 38 342 004
Rank: Corporal
Military Unit: Guard Company 1615th Service Command Unit
Dates of Service: February 15, 1943 to March 31, 1946
Military Duty: Guard Patrolman 522, Expert Rifle
Decorations: American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Ribbon Stripe 1 Service
Honoree: Deceased, McAdoo Cemetery

Leonard S. PUTMAN
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: Army.
Rank: Private First Class.
Entered Service: January 8, 1945.
Trained at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Overseas: July 7, 1945.
Theatre of Operations: Asiatic-Pacific.
Engagements: Philippine Liberation.
Decorations: Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal; Philippine Liberation Ribbon.
Discharged: Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Total Time Served: 1 year, 6 months, 23 days.



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