World War II
Sergeant, U. S. Army. Home address: Healdton, Carter, County. Mrs. Emma Allen, Mother, Rte. 2, Gould, Oklahoma. Born July 11, 1918. Enlisted June 11, 1942. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart awarded twice; four Battle Participation Stars; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal ; American Defense Medal. Attended public schools at Healdton, and High School at Ringgold, Texas. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Served with the Third Armored Division two years overseas, and was one of' , Task Force Hogan' , who came through ten miles of the enemy lines facing annihilation, after being isolated and en- circled far from help for several days in the Belgium campaigns. Died March 2, 1945, in action in Germany.
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