"E. M. 2/c Virgil Wallace Commons, husband of Mrs. Cladys Commons, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Commons, McKinney. Graduate of McKinney High School. Entered service March, 1944. Took basic training San Diego. Attended electrician school at University of Kansas. Went overseas Dec. 1944. Serving in Pacific. Saw action of Iowa Jima, Okinawa area."
“Virgil Wallace Commons,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed September 27, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/597.