JAMES PAUL ROSE

Private First Class James Paul Rose was born Aug. 28, 1923, in Brighton, Tenn., and died Jul 6, 2003, in Munford, Tenn. When he was 19 years old, he was drafted into the United States Army on Jan. 27, 1943, at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., and sent to Camp McCoy, Wis.,

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Bert Harlan Berkley

Bert Harlan Berkley was inducted into the U.S. Army on October 20, 1944 at Camp Robinson, Arkansas. His military occupational speciality and number was rifleman 745/Command infantryman. He served as a PFC with infantry company 151st infantry; component AUS in southern Luzon, Philippine Island. His awards and decorations include the

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James Murphey Wylie

James Murphy Wylie enlisted in the U. S. Air Force from Memphis, Tennessee on January 2, 1951. After training at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, James served with the 520th Air Defense Group, Air Defense Command, in Korea. His awards and decorations include the Korean Service Medal; the National Defense

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James Osgood Burgess (1921-1944)

Born Jan. 7, 1921, in Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, James Osgood Burgess was the second son and youngest child of Osgood Miller Burgess (1895-1967) and Bessie May Stovall (1891-1983). Older siblings included John Stovall Burgess (1918-1992) and sister, Janie Elizabeth Burgess (1916-2011). James, his mother and brother, moved to Munford

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Mason’s Ahmid Doggett served and died during World War I

By Sherri Onorati,  The Covington Leader, May 23, 2019 During the First World War, Tipton County lost both Black and white sons to the ravages of war, as grief knows no color, and death does not discriminate. Ahmid D. Doggett of Mason was born on Sept. 15, 1886, one of

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Woodrow William Pool

Rank: Private First Class Combat Organization: 194th Glider Infantry 17th Airborne Death Date: 9 Apr 1945 Monument: the Netherlands Last Known Status: BuriedU.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Additional Army Awards Foreign Awards: French – Croix De Guerre, with Bronze Star

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James Kirby Smith

Pvt. James Kirby Smith was born in Brighton, Tipton County, TN to Robert Lee Smith and Frances Ida Huffman Smith on Sept. 11, 1895. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on June 28, 1918, under service number 3501627. He was 22 years old when he enlisted, 5′ 9 1/2″ tall,

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John A. French

John Anthony French was born Dec. 23, 1932 in Alabama and moved to Tennessee in the late-1850s. He married Susan Newton in 1856 and they were the parents of at least eight children. The oldest two being born in Fayette County. John and his family later moved to Tipton County

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Jasper W. Everton

Jasper W. (Bill) Everton served in the U. S. Navy from November 10, 1942 until January 10, 1946. His first assignment was to the merchant ship, USS Lou Gehrig, suppling troops to Africa. Bill participated in the invasion of Sicily and Naples, Italy. Transferred to Landing Ship Tank (L.S.T.) 982,

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MHS vs Trezevant

The 1963 season was a rough one for the Munford Cougars in which they won just one game and tied another during their season of nine games against Millington, Ripley, Newbern, Halls, Byers-Hall, Westside, Trezevant, West Memphis and Fayette. The Cougars played the Trezevant ?? on Friday, Oct. 25, 1963

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