Marlin O. Dixon

Marlin O. Dixon served in the U.S. Marines from September 1943 until December 1945. No other information available

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Andrew L. Dunavant

Andrew L. Dunavant was born in 1893 in Curve, Tennessee. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on April 26, 1918, in Brownsville, Tennessee. He was 21 years of age. He served with the American Expedition Force in France from August 1918 through May 1919 (during World War I). Upon returning

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Clifford R. Drake

Clifford R. Drake was inducted into the U.S. Army in April, 1943. He received basic training at Camp Croft, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Clifford was immediately shipped overseas and arrived through Casablanca, Africa then on to Oran, Algeria and Tunis, Tunisia. He shipped out to join the 1st Armored Division as

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Charlie P. Delashmit

Charlie Pink Delashmit served as a corporal in Battery A, 115th Field Artillery in England, France and Luxembourg. His campaigns included a defensive position north of toul from August 28 until September 10, 1918; St. Michael offensive from September 11 until September 13, 1918; Battle of Argonne Forest, west of

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William B. Delashmit

William Brownie Delashmit served in the U.S. Navy, during World War II. He died March 15, 1990. No photo or other information is available.  

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Hugh L. Dawson, Sr.

Hugh L. Dawson, Sr. , was born on November 11, 1893 and died on September 21, 1921. He was inducted into the U. S. Army on July 8, 1918. Hugh Sr., served as a private, in Company C of the 26th Machine Gun Battalion, Camp Sheridan, Alabama.  Hugh Sr. was 

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Hugh L Dawson, Jr.

Hugh L. Dawson, Jr., was inducted into the U. S. Army on September 26, 1942 at Camp Forrest, Tennessee. He was a Platoon Sergeant for Company H of the 417th Infantry Regiment in the 76th Division.Hugh sailed from Boston, Massachusetts and landed in Plymouth, England. He then crossed the English

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James C. Dunaway

James C. Dunaway served with the U.S. Navy from January 1962 to May 1966.  No other information or photograph is available. 

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After WWII, Tipton County’s Black veterans founded their own American Legion post

Published in The Leader By Sherri Onorati November 11, 2020 The soldiers who came home after World War I were tired, traumatized and many felt out-of-place given what they had been through – even in their hometowns – places which should have been welcoming and familiar. A small group of

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William E. Dycus

William E. Dycus was inducted into the U.S. Army at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia on January 21, 1942. He was attached to Battery B, 755th Field Artillery Battalion. (William had served previously with the ERC from June 8, 1940 until October 26, 1941.) He was in battles for: Normandy, Northern France,

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