"Sgt. Leon Appelbee, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Appelbee, Celina, Tex. Graduate of McKinney High School. Entered service Feb. 1942. Trained at Aberdeen, Md. Received honorable discharge Sept. 1943. Wife is the former Mary Lou Herron, McKinney."
“Leon Appelbee,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed May 30, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/553.