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PictureRank/NameWar EraUnit/CompanyAdditional Info
YesCaptain Jack CampUS Army , Vietnam1st Cavalry Division, Headquarters Company 2nd BrigadeDied through non-hostile action, air crash on land
YesHerchel L ElliottUS Army1st Fighter Group, 94th Fighter SquadronElliott was the son of Murry Elliott. He grew up in Granbury, Hood county, Texas and was a graduate of Buckner Orphans Home in Dallas, Dallas county, Texas. He was killed in action during the Battle of Hedgerows at Normandy, France.
YesSecond Lieutenant Orman Lester FitzhughUS Army Air Corps. Reported Dead while Captured, Prisoner of WarOrman Lester Fitzhugh was born in Tolar, Hood County, Texas, one of six children born to George F Fitzhugh and Aisilee Parker. He attended school in Tolar and in 1939 was a student at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College in Dallas, Dallas county, Texas. He also had some connections to the area of Hays county, Texas.
YesRhette Goode GillenUS Army Air Corps. WWII1st Fighter Group, 94th Fighter SquadronDuring his service in World War II, Army Air Forces First Lieutenant Gillen was reported missing and ultimately declared dead on March 31, 1945
YesSFC Acy HuffmanUS Army. Korean War. Light Weapons Assault Crewman279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry DivisionHostile, Killed in Action
YesPFC Willie George Lewis JrUS Army Vietnam11th Light Infantry Brigade, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, C CompanyDied through non-hostile action, accident
YesWindell Deering NeelyUS Army Air Corps WWII95th Bomber Group, Heavy, 412nd Bomber SquadronDeclared Dead while Missing. 2nd Lt Windell D Neely enlisted in the US Air Corps from Texas. He was one of the five sons of Henry Clark Neely and Maggie May Deering. He had two sisters, Fay and Mildred. He married Shirley E Bracewell in 1943 and was soon shipped off to war. On June 11, 1943 he was on the crew of the B-17 #42-29693 “Lonesome Polecat III” during a mission to bomb the U-boat yards at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. On their return over the North Sea, approximately 25 miles out of the coast of Germany, and under enemy fighter attack, their plane left formation and was seen to spin down, out of control. It exploded on hitting the surface of the North Sea and quickly sunk. Then entire crew was killed or missing and officially declared dead one year later on June 12, 1944.
YesLarry Wayne RothelUS Army. Vietnam1st Cavalry Division, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, Troop AHostile, Killed in Action
Dale P ClevelandUS ArmyHostile, Killed in Action
Larkin C CliftonUS Army WWIDied of Disease
William L CliftonUS Army WWIIDOW – Died of Wounds
John E FordUS Army PrivateDied of Wounds
PFC Ira E HatcherUS Army WWIIHostile, Killed in Action
PVT. Elbert R MarsdenUS Army Private. WWIIDOW – Died of Wounds
Lowell H MasseyUS Army Private. WWIIHostile, Killed in Action
Clovis C NewmanUS Army Air Corps. WWII23rd Photographic Squadron, 5th Reconnaissance GroupDeclared Dead while Missing
Sergeant Arthur OnaUS Army WWII91st Infantry Division, 363rd Infantry RegimentBuried or memorialized at Plot A Row 3 Grave 4, Florence American Cemetery, Florence, Italy.
PFC Bill A PorterUS Army WWIIHostile, Killed in Action
Sgt. Curtis L SpoonUS Army. WWIIHostile, Killed in Action
Delano W CooperUS Army WWIIHostile, Killed in Action
Allen B DavisUS Army WWIIHostile, Killed in Action
Pvt. Elven HelmsUS Army WWIDied of Wounds
Arthur E JoinerUS Army. WWIDied of Wounds
Jerome H KendallUS Army WWIIDNB – Died Non-battle
Lowell Dale WellsUS Navy. Fireman. Korean WarCrew of the aircraft carrier USS BENNINGTON CVA 20Fireman (E2) Wells was a member of crew of the aircraft carrier USS BENNINGTON (CVA-20). He was killed on April 27, 1953, as a result of an explosion in the boiler room of the ship during a shakedown cruise near Cuba. Ten shipmates perished. Fireman (E2) Wells was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
William E WilliamsUS Army. WWII358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry DivisionHostile, Killed in Action
David Earl YatesUS Army. Vietnam196th Light Infantry Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry, B Company