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  • Subject is exactly "United States -- History, Military
    Soldiers -- Texas
    McKinney (Tex.) -- History"

Pvt. George C. Simerly

"Pvt. George C. Simerly, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Simerly, of McKinney, enlisted April 28, 1918, and was assigned to Camp Travis for training. Was a member of Co. H, 359th Inf., 90th Division. Went overseas in July, 1918, and took part in…

Lieut. Earl Perry Love

"First Lieut. Earl Perry Love, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Love, McKinney, was born September 13, 1890, and received his early education in that city, later attending Kentucky Military Institute near Louisville, and Carnegie Tech., an electrical school…

Pvt. Randolph P. Smith

"Pvt. Randolph P. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Smith of McKinney, was born September 4, 1899, and received his education in the schools there. In April, 1917 he volunteered in Burrus Rifles of McKinney, Co. M, 4th Texas Inf., T. N. G., but soon…

Cpl. Loren M. King

"Cpl. Loren M. King, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. King, reside at McKinney, was born February 6, 1892. He received his early education in the schools of McKinney and later finished his business education in Raleigh, North Carolina, Entering the…

Pvt. J. A. Watson

"Pvt. J. A. Watson, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Watson, was born in Hunt County, but removed to McKinney when a child. He received his education in the public schools. Joined the Signal Corps of Richfield Camp at Camp MacArthur, Waco. Was telephone…

Jimmie (Jimmy) Geigas

Jimmy Geigas was the first McKinney boy to give his life on the battlefields of France for Freedom's Cause. He was killed on the battlefield September 20, 1918. This young patriot was born December 10, 1892. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Geigas,…

Sgt. Henry M. White

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…

Pvt. Lester M. Smith

Pvt. Lester M. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Smith of McKinney, was born September 2, 1895. Attended the schools of McKinney. Volunteered May 9, 1916 and left McKinney with the National Guard, serving on the border. He served with Co. B, 144th…