World War II
Private, First Class, U. S. Army. Home address: Salina, Mayes County. Mrs. Mary E. Adkins, Mother, Salina. Born July 30, 1921. Enlisted November 24, 1942. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Awarded medal as expert Sharpshooter. Died June 6, 1944, in action in France.
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