Sanford D. Bringle

Sanford D. Bringle was inducted into the U.S Army Air Corps at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia on  January 8, 1943. He went to chemical warfare  training  in Siberia, Alabama. He served with the 894th Chemical Company, 3rd Attack Group of the 5th Air Force. His campaigns were new guinea, the western

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William F. Bringle

William Floyd  “Bush” Bringle was born in Covington, TN, on April 23, 1913. He attended Byars Hall High School, the Columbia Military Academy and entered the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1933. As a midshipman, he was a member of the Naval Academy football team. He graduated and

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William L. Broughton

William Louie Broughton was born in the Braden and Galloway area, the son of William Henry and Cora Mae Brown. He enlisted in the U. S. Army on March 2, 1918. He was a private first class in Company H of the 113th Infantry. He served overseas and was discharged

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James Osgood Burgess

James Osgood Burgess graduated from U.S. Army flight training at Yuma Army Air Field, Yuma, Arizona on August 30, 1943, as an aviation pilot with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. He was stationed with the Fifth Air Force, V-Bomber command ,345th bomb group ,500th bomb detachment. James was killed in

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John S. Burgess

John Stovall Burgess, attained the rank of staff sergeant. He served with the field artillery, headquarters battery, 247th field artillery battalion. He was inducted into the U. S. Army on November 5, 1941 at Camp Forest Tennessee. His classification was mess sergeant 824. His awards include: the Philippine liberation ribbon

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Charles E. Butler

Charles Eugene Butler enlisted in the U.S. Navy on July 18, 1945 via the v-6 program. His training was at the naval training station, San Diego, California. Gene reenlisted for two years on November 30, 1945. He attended mailman school at the fleet post office San Francisco, California. Gene served

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Thomas C. Bethel

Thomas C. Bethel was drafted into the U.S. Army on November 3, 1944 at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was shipped to Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania for basic training. On August 25, 1945 he departed for the Pacific Theater. He landed at Okinawa on September 27, 1945. Thomas’s awards and decorations include:

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Billy C. Billings

Billy Carl Billings served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.  

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Carl Rainey Billings

Carl Rainey Billings served in U. S. Army in World War I

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Henry L. Billings

Henry L. Billings was drafted on December 1, 1966. He attended Officer Candidate School and graduated on December 4, 1967. Henry served two years as a platoon leader and company commander with the 199th Light Infantry Battalion, one year as a battalion senior advisor with advisory team 75, MACV; out

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