Heroes of Johnson County WWII

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Heroes of Johnson County WWII

 

Johnson County Heroes of WWII

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 Willie Joe Allen:  Pvt. Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Allen of Cleburne and husband of Betty Lou Lothian of Keene entered the Army Medical Corps in 1945. He trained at Ft. Lewis, Washington and served in the European Theater.

2 Willie Allen

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 Jimmie H. Alexander: Pfc. Alexander, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Alexander and husband of Robbie Thompson of Alvarado entered the Army in 1940. He trained at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding and Camp Edwards. Pfc. Alexander served in Naples, Foggia, Rome, Arno, France and Central Europe. He was awarded EAME Campaign Medal with 5 Bronze Stars, American Def. Service Medal an GC Medal.

2 Jimmie Alexander

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 Robert E. Adcock: Lt. Adcock, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Adcock of Cleburne entered the Army Signal Corps in 1943. He trained at Camp Wolters, Camp Maxey and Camp Crowder, Missouri and was Commissioned at Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey. Lt. Adcock served in Manila and the Philippines. 

2 Robert Adcock

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Johnson County Heroes of WWII

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 Zelma A. Withee: 1st Lt. Withee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Duncan of Alvarado entered the Army Nurse Corps in July, 1942. She served in France, Holland, Belgium and Germany. 1

1 Zelma

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 William T. Alford: Sgt. Alford, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Alford of Cleburne entered the Army in1942 and trained at Camp Barkely. He served in Norway, Northern France and Central Europe. Sgt. Alford was killed in action in 1944 and is buried at Ardilly, France. 

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Johnson County Heroes of WWII

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 Lorena B. Long: Pfc. Long, daughter of Mrs. E.Y. Brown of Cleburne and wife of Joseph Long entered the Army Air Corps (WAC) in 1943. She trained at Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia and served in Post Library at Mather Field, California. She was discharged in 1945.

1 Lorena

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James W. Bell: Pfc. Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bell of Cleburne entered the Army in 1942. He trained at Camp Swift and served in Hawaii, Solomon Islands and New Hebrides. Pfc. Bell was awarded BC Medal, Soldier Medal, APO Ribbon and Champaign Medal. He was discharged in 1945.

2 James 

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Johnson County Heroes of WWII

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 Luther B. Adams: Luther, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Adams of Cleburne entered the Army Air Corps in 1942. He trained at Sheppard Field and served in Eastern Flying Training Command. He was awarded the GC Medal, ATO Ribbon and Victory Medal.

2 Luther Adams

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 Pauline E. Lane: Pfc. Lane, daughter of the late R.E. Lane of Cleburne entered the WAC in 1943. She trained at Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia and served in the Bronx Area Station Hospital in New York. Pfc. Lane was awarded WAC Service Ribbon and GC Ribbon. She was discharged in 1945.

1 Pauline

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 Hershal L. Miller: Sgt. Hershal L. Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. P.W. Miller, Alvarado; attended Alvarado HS. Entered Marines in 1939; trained in San Diego, served on Wake Island and Pearl Harbor. Sgt. Miller was POW 44 months. Awarded Presidential Unit Citation, A-P Ribbon, 1 Battle Star, Marine Campaign Ribbon.

Uncle Herchel

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 Homer Richard: Pfc. Homer Richard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Richard entered the Army in 1941. He trained at Fort Warren, and Camp Bowie. Pfc. Richard served in the European Theater and was awarded ETP Ribbon with five Battle Stars. He was discharged in 1946.

2 Homer

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 James C. Bankston: Watertender 1st Class Bankston, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Bankston of Alvarado entered the Navy in December 1940 and trained in San Diego. He served in Africa, Sicily, Italy, England and France. Watertender 1st Class Bankston was awarded  Commendation, American Theater, EAME, GC and Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbons as well as six battle stars.

Uncle Dub

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 George D. Miller: Cox Miller entered the Coast Guard in August of 1942. He served in the Atlantic Theater and was awarded ATO Campaign Ribbon with one Star and GC Ribbon. He was discharged in 1945.

Daddy

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 Morgan Bouldin: Pvt Morgan Bouldin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Green Bouldin of Cleburne entered the Army in 1942. He trained at Fort Warren, Wyoming and in California. Pvt. Bouldin served in Italy, Africa, France and Germany. He was discharged in 1945.

2 Morgan

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 Jewel R. Crow: 2nd Lt. Jewel R. Crow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Crow of Alvarado; graduated from Alvarado High School and Harris Hospital of Nursing; entered Army Nurse Corps in 1944; trained at Ft. Sam Houston and Camp Claiborne, Louisiana.