"Pfc Billy W. Bralley, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Bralley, a graduate of Boyd High School, McKinney, in 1943. Entered Armed Forces March 23, 1944, at age of 18. Trained at Camp Walters, Texas. Went overseas in October, 1944. Landed in France with 7th Army, 100th Division. Won combat badge in France and is now in Germany."
“Billy W. Bralley,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed September 27, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/569.