"Cpl. Edgar F. Cole, son of Mrs. Lucy A. Cole, McKinney, attended McKinney High School. Trained at Ft. D. A. Russell, Marfa, Texas. Went overseas in Jan. 1944. Was in North Africa, Sicily and ITalian campaigns. In 13 months he was awarded two Combat Stars. Now stationed in California."
“Edgar F. Cole,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed September 21, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/599.