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WW2  Dead and Missing Army and Air Force Personnel from Concho County

Barron, Thomas P. 2 LT
Chapa, Estevan PVT
Clarke, Dollye R. 2 LT
Glover, Woodrow W. 1 LT
Luera, Rejies L. PFC
Luna, Juan PFC
Mikeska, Adolph PVT
Peek, Buster 1 LT
Petway, Robert D. PFC
Rainwater, Joe H. PFC
Ripple, Joe W. T SG
Robinson, O. B. PFC
Rozzlle, Hugh L. PFC
San Miguel, Leandro PFC
Schumann, Frank A. PFC
Seiders, Pinkney W. 2 LT
Voss, John N. SGT
Williams, James P. PFC
Wilson, Clyde J. 2 LT

World War II 
Of War and Remembrance from Concho County, Texas

Abilene Reporter

Of War and Remembrance 11.11.05

Elvin Mathis

Age: 84

Current residence: Abilene

Entered service: Paint Rock, age 22

Branch of service: Marine Corps

Years of service in the war: 1943-45

Where served: New Guinea, Angaur, Guam, Okinawa

Medals: Ribbon for Battle of Angaur; Ribbon for end of WW II

A World War II Memory: ''In August 1944, we left Hawaii and went south of the equator near New Guinea . Then we went to the island of Angaur where the U.S. Army was gradually driving out the Japanese. After 10 1/2 months there, I was sent to the island of Guam . I was there when our Air Force dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and on Nagasaki three days later. The Japanese surrendered soon afterward.''

Korea
James Marvin Williams, Jr. a Sgt. in the Marine Corp, was killed in action on  10 Mar 1953. He was from Millersview.

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