Oliver Banks Zenar entered service in the U. S. Army on December 8, 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Trained at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and promoted to Tech 5, Oliver went to the European Theater as a messenger with the 100th infantry division in October, 1944. He was wounded in
William C. Daniel was inducted into the U.S. Army on February 23, 1943. He served in Company A of the 773rd Amphibious Tracked Vehicle Battalion, during battles for the Philippine Islands and the Ryukyus Island chain. His awards included the World War II Victory Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, with five
William J. (Bill Jim) Davis enlisted in the U. S. Navy in December 1938. He was assigned to the USS Helena in September 1939. The Helena was damaged when she was torpedoed at pearl harbor on December 7, 1941 and suffered 21 killed, 79 wounded in that attack. Later, Bill
Rob Roy Davis enlisted in the U.S. Navy on November 1, 1940 and received his initial training at the Naval Training Station Norfolk, Virginia. He was assigned to the USS Helena (CL50). Rob Roy survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The Helena was torpedoed with
R. L. Coulston was inducted into the U. S. Army on January 27, 1943 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Trained in the rifle, carbine and Thompson Machine Gun, he achieved the rank of staff sergeant. His awards include; the American Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
W. L. Coulston, Sr. entered the U. S. Army on July 21, 1944. He served as a truck driver with the 345th light infantry. His awards included: the Combat Infantry Badge, Rifle Marksman, the European-African-Middle East Theater Ribbon with three bronze stars, the Good Conduct Medal, the World War II
Aubrey L. Craig was inducted into the U. S. Army in April 1943. He was shipped to England in January 1944 as a member of the 735th Military Police Battalion. Aubrey was involved with handling traffic, troops and equipment for the Normandy invasion. Afterward, he moved to London and handled
Floyd Russell Craig served three years in the U. S. Army with Company G, 29th Infantry at Fort Benning, Georgia from 1926 to 1929. Floyd married Oma Sue Kirkland. They had one daughter, Mary Sue. He then married Willie Sue Grant; they had no children. Floyd died on August 27,
Noah Craig joined the U.S. Army on August 15, 1940. He served under General George S. “Hell on Wheels” Patton, in the famous Second Armored Division. Noah left the United States in September 1942, arriving in Casablanca, North Africa in November 1942, where he served under Major General Earnest N.
John Gerald Cranford enlisted in U. S. Navy on January 31, 1945. His date of entry was February 22, 1945 from the Naval Recruiting Station, Nashville, Tennessee. His ratings held were seaman second class and seaman first class. John’s service included the Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, and the