World War II
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Personal Stories and the Home Front ,WWII

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Fannin County
Men & Women
in the War , Local  and 
On the homefront
From ,Barbara Crumby;
 "Sgt. Eldon Frair, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Frair, was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds in action on the Italian front June 1, 1943. 
A native of Ravenna, Sgt. Frair entered the army in November 1940 when the 132nd FA Hqs Bn was mobilized and then went overseas in April 1943 and into action at Salerno on Sept. 9, 1943.  He was engaged in farming when he entered the service."

Ladnor Moore was instructor at Jones Field
Photograph from Lad Moore Jr.

Notice from Pringle Elmore Dairy.
From Chuck Gibson
"He is my greatuncle and is still 
living (b. 1910)"


Certificate of Honor from the Mayor R.B. Self of Honey Grove
to James Burroughs Merritt for his service.  dated Apr. 7th, 1943
Commissioners listed on the certificate are:
Frank Welch
J.T.Dobbs, Chief of Police
J.M. Thompson, City Clerk
Dr. J.J. Cappleman , City Health Officer

Fannin County War Losses
Lists from ALL Wars


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