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Leon Appelbee

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"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."

Walter B. A. Apple

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"T/5 Walter B. A. Apple, son of Mrs. Sam Apple, McKinney. Graduate of Boyd High School. Attended NTSTC, Denton. Enlisted in Medical Corps of Army April 1943. Received basic training Fort Sam Houston. Now serving in Hdq. Co. in India since June,…

James L. Ashley

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"S/Sgt. James L. Ashley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Ashley, McKinney. Attended McKinney High School. Entered service June, 1942. Trained at Sheppard Field, Sherman and Tampa, Fla. Went overseas June, 1943 to England. Made 65 missions. Came back to…

Lloyd B. Bass

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"Ensign Lloyd B. Bass, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Bass of Princeton, Texas. A graduate of McKinney High School. Attended NTSTC three and one-half years. Entered July 31, 1943. Attended O C S, Ruston, La. Commissioned March 6, 1944, at Ft. Schyler, N.…

John R. Bales

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"Pfc John R. Bates, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Bales. Attended McKinney High School. Entered service October 29, 1943 at Fort Sill, Okla., Field Artillery. Seen action in Burma and received three battle stars, the Bronze Star, two Campaign ribbons.…

Rachel L. Barrow

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"Pvt. Rachel L. Barrow, son of Mr. and Mrs. frank Barrow, Hereford, Texas. Wife, Mrs. Frances Barrow. Attended McKinney schools. Entered service, September 7, 1944. Went to San Antonio and took two months' schooling. Basic training Camp Hood, Texas.…

James W. Browning

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"Sgt. James W. Browning, husband of Mrs. Helen Browning, Melissa. Attended McKinney High School and State Teachers's College, Denton. Entered U. S. Marines September 10, 1942. Received training San Diego, Norman, Okla., and Buffalo, N. Y. Now based…

Thomas H. Blankenship

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"S/Sgt Thomas H. Blankenship, husband of Mrs. Anna Blankenship and son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Blankenship of McKinney, Texas. A graduate of McKinney High School. Entered service February 15, 1943. Trained at Ft. Riley, Kansas. Attended University of…