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MORRIS, JIMMY R.
T/5 Jimmy R. Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Morris,
graduate of Corsicana High School. Entered service,
1943. Trained with Army Medical Corps at Barkley,
El Paso and Camp Claiborne. Served 19 months in In-
dia attached to Petroleum Engineers. Has CBI Ribbon
and Unit Citation.
MORSE, JASON, JR.
S 2/C Jason Morse, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jason
Moore, Barry. Attended school at Pampa. Entered the
Coast Guard in 1945. Trained at Brooklyn, N.Y. and
Seattle, Washington. Now enroute to Pacific.
MORTON, PERCY V.
Sgt. Percy V. Morton, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Mor-
ton, Corsicana. Husband of former Gracie Mae Porter.
Attended Bryan School. Entered service, 1941. Trained
in Field Artillery at Ft Bliss, Camp Claiborne, Ft. Lewis,
Camp Granite and Camp Gruber. Served in European
Theater. Received Medical Discharge, 1945. Has Cam-
paign Ribbons, American Defense Ribbon, Good Conduct
and 2 Battle Stars.
MORTON, LELAND E.
Ph M 3/C Leland E. Morton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Le-
land M. Morton, Corsicana. Graduate of Corsicana High
School and attended N.T.S.T.C., Denton. Entered serv-
ice, 1942. Trained with Navy Medical Corps at Great
Lakes. Now on duty in Pacific on U.S.S. LeRay Wilson,
Destroyer Escort No. 414.
MORTON, W. D.
T/Sgt. W. D. Morton, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Morton,
Barry. Husband of former Miriam Gowins. Attended
Cryer Creek School. Entered service, 1944. Trained
with 385th Ordnance Maintenance Co. A.A. at Camp
McCain. Took Mechanics Course at Camp Crook and Ft.
Bliss. Now somewhere in Pacific.
MOSS, REX J.
Sgt. Rex J. Moss, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Moss. At-
tended school at Corsicana. Entered the Army in 1939,
training at Ft. Lewis, Wash. Served in Africa. Italy,
Sicily, France. Has Good Conduct Medal and 4 Battle
Stars. Discharged in May, 1945.
MOSES, LEONARD D.
Pvt. Leonard D. Moses, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Steele.
Husband of former Synthia Jones. Attended Corsicana
High School. Entered service, 1942. Trained with Army
lnf. at Ft. Bliss. Served in France, Belgium and Eng-
land where he is now on duty.
MOSES, RONALD N.
Pvt. Ronald N. Moses, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Steele,
husband of former Charles Esther Dawson. Attended
Corsicana High School. Mobilized with National Guard
and trained with 36th Division of Army at Camp Bowie,
Brownwood. Captured in Java, 1942, and is still a pri-
soner of the Japs on Kyushu Island, Japan.
MOSLEY, A. W.
Cpl. A. W. Mosley, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mosley,
Purdon. Husband of former Bernice Thorne. Graduated
from Dawson High School and Tyler Commercial Col-
lege. Entered service, 1943. Trained with Postal Service
at Camp Lee, Camp Plauche. New Orleans where he is
noWe on duty.
MORRIS, Z. B.
Sgt. Z. B. Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs.
tended Purdon High School. Entered
Trained in Inf. at Camp Carson, Camp
in Africa and Italy, where he is now on
Combat and Inf. Badge.
Zeb Morris, at-
duty. Has Good
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