World War II
BRANSCUM, LEWIS OTHEL
Private, First Class, U. S. Army. Home address: Big Cedar, LeFlore County. Mrs. Eumce D. Branscum, Wife, Page, Oklahoma. Born September 6, 1924. Enlisted J uly 18, 1944. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart; Combat Inlantry Badge. Attended public schools at Big Cedar and Muse, Oklahoma. A warded Machine Gun and Hand Grenade medals. Died June 19, 1945, in action on Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, East China Sea.
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