"Pfc. Gillis Drake, wife is the former Mattie Lee McFarling, McKinney. Attended Boyd High School. Entered Maritime service Feb. 1943, later discharged. Then called up and entered again in March. Has served overseas with 2nd Marines in South Pacific."
“Gillis Drake,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed December 2, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/622.