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  • Source is exactly "Men and Women in the Armed Forces from Collin County"

Samuel A. Forshee

T/Sgt. Samuel A. Forshee, son of Mrs. T. L. Forshee, McKinney. Graduate of McKinney High School. Entered service April, 1942. Took training at Ft. Lewis, Wash. Went overseas July, 1943. Participated in the Kiska invasion and now assigned Engr. Const.…

B. R. Decker

"S. 1/c B. R. Decker, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Decker. Volunteered in U.S. Navy Air Corps Sept. 1942. Attended the McKinney School. Now stationed with the W.S.N.A.B.P.D. at San Bruno, Calif."

John Henry Yeatts

"B. K. R. 3/c John Henry Yeatts, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Yeatts, McKinney, attended McKinney High School. Entered service Oct. 1942. Took his training at Hensley Field, Texas. Transferred to Hutchinson, Kans. Took office work for 1 year. Went…

Gene Yeatts

"Pfc. Gene Yeatts, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Yeatts, McKinney, attended McKinney Schools. Entered training March, 1942. Basic training at Camp Barkeley, Texas. Went overseas. March, 1944 to England. Wounded June 11, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart and 3…

Vernon Eugene Williams

"Pvt. Eugene Williams, son of Mrs. J. T. Garvin, McKinney, attended McKinney High School. Entered service 1942. Trained at Ft. Wayne, Wya. Went overseas with 3rd Army, 109th Inf. Now in Germany."

Wilburn Parris Wheatley

"S. 1/c Wilburn Parris Wheatley, husband of Mrs. Harriette Taylor Wheatley and son of Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Wheatley, McKinney. Graduate of McKinney High School. Graduate of Texas A. & M. College. Entered service Oct. 1942. Trained at Alameda, Calif.…

James W. Williams

"S. 2/c James W. Williams, son of Mrs. Pheamy Williams and husband of Mrs. Helen Williams, graduated from Boyd High School. Enlisted in the Navy, Oct. 1944. Received basic training at San Diego. Was later sent to Aviation Ord. School, Norman, Okla."

Addison George Wilson, Jr.

"Major Addison George Wilson, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Add G. Willson, McKinney, graduated from McKinney High School and Texas A. & M. Entered Army, 1941. Served overseas since Jan. 1943 in Mediterranean area. Awarded Bronze and Silver Star medals.…