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  • Source is exactly "History of Texas World War Heros"

Yancy P. Pierce

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"Pvt. Yancy P. Pierce of McKinney is the son of Mrs. Nellie Pierce. Pvt. Pierce volunteered his services to his country in June, 1917, while at Kansas City Mo. Was placed in Fort Still, Okla., training camp, Co. K, 140th Infantry, 35th Division. Went…

Sgt. Paul K. Wilson

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Sgt. Paul K. Wilson, son of Mrs. T. M. Wilson of McKinney, was born October 17, 1894. He enlisted April 5, 1917, and trained with Co. B, 144th Inf., 36th Division, at Camp Bowie, until he sailed for France, July 18, 1918. He went over the top four…

Sgt. John D. Heard

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"Sgt. John D. Heard, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Heard of McKinney, was born February 18, 1891. He volunteered for service in February , 1918, and was attached to the 45th Co., 29th Eng., and trained at Camp University, Washington, D. C. Went overseas…

Sgt. Henry M. White

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Sgt. Henry M. White is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. White if McKinney, at which place he received his early education. Later he attended Castle Heights law school and Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee. After enlisting, which he did on March…

Sgt. Ervin F. Neely

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"Sgt. Ervin and Earl Neely, twin sons of F. M. Neely of McKinney, were born June 28, 1894, in Collin County and attended schools there. They were both enlisted February 23, 1918, and were sent together to Camp Travis for training but were later…

Sgt. Earl M. Neely

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"Sgt. Ervin and Earl Neely, twin sons of F. M. Neely of McKinney, were born June 28, 1894, in Collin County and attended schools there. They were both enlisted February 23, 1918, and were sent together to Camp Travis for training but were later…

Sgt. Chas. I. Wolford

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"Sgt. Chas. I. Wolford volunteered from McKinney, joining in December, 1917, at the age of 24 years. After public school course Sgt. Wolford attended State University at Austin. He trained at Camps Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, and Johnson,…

Second Lieut. Jack W. Bristol

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"Second Lieut. Jack W. Bristol was born March 14, 1896 at McKinney. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bristol. He entered service in June, 1917. Was assigned to 44th Co., 11th Recruiting Bn., at Camp Pike, Arkansas, and served as supply officer.He was at Camp…