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Reuben Darrell WADDELL
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Sergeant
Service Dates: February 16, 1953 to February 15, 1955
Theatre of Operation: Germany
Military Unit: 9th Ordance Battalion
Honoree is: Living
Submitted by Peggy Waddell



Grady Lee WALKER Jr.
Veteran Gulf War
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Rank: OS2 E-5
Service Dates: September 1990 to September 1997
Theatre of Location: Bosnia
Job Assignment: Operations Specialist
email: lilcat312002@yahoo.com
Submitted by: Minnie Bethany, Grandmother



Windell D. WALKER
Veteran Vietnam
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Specialist - 4
Service Dates: June 7, 1965 to June 6, 1968
Locations: Ft. Polk, Louisiana, Aberdeen proving ground, Maryland, Germany, Ft. Hood, TX
Military Unit: Heavy Equipment Maint.
Honoree is: Living, Lubbock, Texas


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Leonard M. WARD
Veteran World War I
Address: Spur, Texas
Rank: Private

Norman WARREN
Veteran World War II
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Tec Sergeant, Tec-4
Service Dates: April 27, 1943 to March 14, 1946
Job Description: Tank Driver Instructor and Maintenance
Training: Ft. Hood
Military Unit: Line Outfit, 16th Armored Division
Overseas: Cherbourg, France, April 12, 1945
Commendations: WWII Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, European,
African and Middle East Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, One Battle
Star on European Medal Ribbon Honoree is: Living

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James Judson WASSON
Veteran World War I
Address: Afton, Texas
Rank: Private

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David E. WATSON
Veteran World War I
Address: Spur, Texas
Rank: Private

Dewey Lee WATSON
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy



 
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Veteran Mac WATSON
KIA World War I
Address: Spur, Texas


Barney L. WATTS
Veteran World War II
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Technician Fifth Grade
Military Unit: 4th Tank Battalion & Medical Army
Dates of Service: Feb 10, 1941 to June 12, 1945
Theatre of Operation: Tunnisian Naples-Foggia & Rome-Arno GO 33rd Wd.
Decorations/Citations: 45; EAME Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze Battle Stars, American Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medal.
Honoree is: Deceased, 5/30/1978

Jeral E. WATTS
Veteran World War II
Address: Spur, Texas.
Entered Service: March 11, 1941.
Discharged: June 19, 1943
Branch of Service: U.S. Army.
Discharged: Camp Phillips, Kansas.
Rank: Sergeant.
Military Unit: Battery C, 153rd Field Artillery Battalion
Theatre of Operation: Stateside
Total Time Served: 2 years, 3 months, 9 days.
Honoree is: Deceased, 7/29/1979.

Lloyd M. WATTS
Veteran World War II
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Private 1st Class
Military Unit: 293rd Engineers Combat Battalion
Dates of Service: 1/20/1943 to 11/26/1945 Threatre of Operation: Normandy, Northern France/Rhineland Central Europe
Honoree is: Deceased.

Walter Robert WEAVER, Jr. "Bob"
Veteran World War II and Korea
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: Commander, U.S. Navy (Ret.)
Dates of Service: September 15, 1942 to June 30, 1972
Theatre of Operation: Asiatic Pacific /Korea
Campaign Medals & Commendation Ribbons: China Service/American Campaign, with Foreign Service
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign WWII Victory Medal/National Defense Medal WWII/Korean War Campaign Ribbon/
Naval Reserve Medal//United Nations Service Medal, Korean War/
Republic of South Korea Presidential Citation Medal
e-mail: bobjeanweav@webtv.net

Walter Robert WEAVER, Sr.
Veteran World War I
Branch: U.S.Navy,
Rank: Radioman/first class
Dates of Service: July 24, 1917 to August 13, 1919
Basic training: Great Lakes Naval Training Station USS Florida, USS Shawmut (minelayer)
Theatre of Operation: North Sea, Scotland, Portugal, Caribbean
Submitted by son: Walter Robert Weaver, Jr.


David Earl WESTFALL
Veteran Vietnam
Branch: U.S.Marine Corps
Rank: Master Sergeant.
Dates of Service: April 1966-April 1986.
Theatre of Operations: Okinawa, Japan, Hawaii, Albany, GA
Training: San Diego, CA, NC, Barstow, CA, Camp Pendleton, CA
Submitted by Jewel Westfall, Mother


Ira WESTFALL
Veteran World War II
Branch: U.S. Army
Military Unit: Co G, 132nd Infantry
Dates of Service: July 9, 1942 to December 3, 1945
Theatre of Operations: New Guinea, S. Philippines, Luzon
Decorations: American Theater/Bronze Arrowhead/Asiatic-Pacific/Philippine Liberation


Richard Francis WESTFALL
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Private First Class Infantry
Dates Of Service: Dec. 10, 1941 to Oct. 18, 1945 -46 months.
Theatre of Operation: Alaska
Medals Earned: Asiatic, Pacific, good conduct
Honoree is: Deceased March 1, 1991
Submitted by Louise Westfall


Richard Randal WESTFALL
Veteran Vietnam
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: USN E-5
Dates of Service: April 16, 1968 to July 31, 1972
Location Served: Philippines, Antarctica
Military Unit: VP-5, VXE-6
Trained RTC USNTC, San Diego, CA NATTC, Memphis, TN
Commendations: National Defense Service Medal, Antarctica Service Medal,
Vietnam Service Medal w/2 bronze stars, good conduct medal.
Source: Discharge papers, Book 3, page 393
Submitted by Louise Westfall
Photo courtesy of Jean Westfall

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Walter D. WESTFALL
Veteran World War I
Address: Dickens, Texas
Rank: Private First Class

Orville D. WHITE
Veteran World War II Military Unit: 86th Infantry Div. Hdqts. Co.
Rank: Private First Class
Duty Assignment: Light Truck Driver
Service Dates: November 27, 1944 to October 10, 1945
Commendations: EAME Campaign Ribbon w/1 Bronze Star/Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon/
Good Conduct Medal/Victory Ribbon/1Overseas Bar
Submitted by Jana White Smith, daughters

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Joe Henry WHITTEN
Veteran World War I
Address: Afton, Texas
Rank: Private

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