World War II

    Sherwood B. Ross

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Service - US Army - 329th Infantry, 83rd Division
Rank - Private First Class
Born - 1920
Died - Monday, 17 July 1944, KIA
Buried - Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-surMer, France, Plot C, Row 26, Grave 12
Awards - Purple Heart
Township - St. Mary’s, Auburn Community
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    David A. Williams

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POW POW
 
Service - US Army Air Forces, 454th Ordnance Company, Aviation
Rank - Technician 4th Class
Born - ca 1915
Died - 14 September 1942
Buried - Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines - Plot H, Row 1, Grave 135
Township - Panther Branch
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    Oliver A. Westbrook, Jr.

MIA MIA
 
Service - US Army Air Forces - 419th Bomb Squadron, 301st Bomber Group, Heavy
Rank - First Lieutenant
Born - ca 1921
Died - 16 November 1943
Buried - Memorialized at Rhone American Cemetery in Draguignan, France
Awards - Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters
Township - St. Mary’s, Garner, NC
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    James W. Stevens, Jr.

 
Service - US Army - 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
Rank - Private
Born - October 1923
Died - 19 December 1944 - KIA
Buried - Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Henri-Chapelle, Belgium - Plot C, Row 7, Grave 1
Awards - Purple Heart
Township - St. Mary’s, Ebenezer Community
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    Russell L. Price, Jr.

 
Service - US Army – 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Division
Rank - Private
Born - 1926 in Virginia
Died - 7 April 1945 - KIA
Buried - Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands - Plot J, Row 8, Grave 4
Awards - Purple Heart
Township - St. Mary’s
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    Lee J. Messer

 
Service - US Army – 22nd Infantry, 4th Division
Rank - Private First Class
Born - 22 March 1921
Died - 15 June 1944 - KIA
Buried - Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France - Plot D, Row 28, Grave 25
Awards - Purple Heart
Township - Panther Branch
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    Wilber Ray Jones

 
Service - US Army - Company F, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division
Rank - Corporal
Born - 9 September 1918
Died - 7 June 1944 - KIA
Buried - Middle Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Rock Service Station Rd., Raleigh, NC
Awards - Purple Heart, Croix de Guerre Unit Citation [French]
Township - Panther Branch
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    John Dessie Cordell

MIA MIA
 
Service - US Navy, USS Henrico
Rank - Seaman 1st Class
Born - 17 April 1925
Died - 2 April 1945
Township - Route 1, Garner, NC
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    Otis L. Collins

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Service - US Army – 365th Infantry, 92nd Division
Rank - Private
Born - 19 June 1922
Died - 18 July 1945 - DNB
Buried - Popular Springs United Church of Christ Cemetery on Old Stage Road, Raleigh, NC
Township - St. Mary's
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    Douglas Judd Boone

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MIA MIA
 
Service - US Navy - USS Gilliam
Rank - Chief Pharmacist's Mate
Born - 29 April 1910
Died - 25 February 1945 – MIA
Buried - Memorialized at the Honolulu Memorial in Honolulu, HI
Township - St. Mary’s, Auburn Community
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