"Lt. Billy Frank Commons, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Commons, McKinney. Graduate of McKinney High School. Attended ETSTC. Volunteered in Navy Air Corp in 1942. Trained and commissioned at Jacksonville with V-3 in the Pacific. Plane shot down Dec. 1945. Lt. Commons reported missing and later declared dead, over Philippine Islands."
“Billy Frank Commons,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed September 21, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/594.