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Northern Arkansas Soldiers who served in World War II. Some of these
men have Northern Arkansas connections, not necessarily serving in
Arkansas Units. Their parents or relatives have Newton County and
other Northern Arkansas counties connections

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BAKER, Cecil Howell
Warrant Officer,U S Army,WWII
born: 9Feb1915 Newton County,Arkansas at Pleasant Hill
died:9Sep2000 Lamar,Johnson County,Arkansas
buried:Holman Cemetery,Johnson County,Arkansas
Father:William Thomas"Tom" Baker(1894-1972)
Mother:Margaret Ann Robinson (1886-1963
Spouse:Wilda Orpha Dean
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BENES, Paul
AR S 1 US Navy WWII
born: 25Aug1925
died: 23May1959; Christensen Funeral Home
buried Carver Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: John BENES
Mother: Carrie Mikeska
Spouse:
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BOOMER,Raymond George
Tech4, U S Army WWII; Enlisted 7 Dec 1941
born:7 July 1920 Arizona
died: 3 May 1988 Riverside County,California
buried:Coachella Valley Public Cemetery,Coachella,Riverside Co.CA
Father: Walter Allen Boomer
Mother: Akura Hurd
Spouse:
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BRASEL, Clarence Devoe
U S Army, WWII
born: 25July1916 Arkansas
Died: 13Jan1998 Bremerton,Washington
Father: James Anderson "Little Jim" Brasel
Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Hefley Jones Brasel
Spouse: Vivian Stradford,married 1940 Fort Smith Arkansas
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BRASEL, Emil David"Ed"
LT JG U S NAVY WWII
born:6Feb1925 Newton County,Arkansas
died:4 Mar 2008 Tulsa,Oklahoma
buried:Tulsa,Oklahoma
Father:Jame Anderson "Little Jim" Brasel
Mother:Sarah Elizabeth Hefley Jones
Spouse:Billie (MNU)Married on 28Jan1950 Tulsa,Oklahoma
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BURDINE, Earl B.
born: 2 Oct 1909
Private. U S Army World War II
died: 30 May 1981
buried: Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: George R. Burdine
Mother: Anna Atkinson
Spouse: Mamie Eddings
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CAMPBELL, Garrett Mitchell
US Army
born 28 Jan 1918 Newton County, Arkansas.
died: 9 Jan 1990 at Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas
burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Boone County, Arkansas
Father: William Elmer Campbell
Mother: Nancy Emeline Martin
Spouse: Audrey Dossie McCutcheon
Garrett was a general contractor and home builder who lived in Boone
County, Arkansas for 41 years before his death.
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CAMPBELL, Howard Gail
Born 13 Sept 1913 in Newton County
World War II Veteran
died: 28 March 1996 at Lead Hill, Arkansas
Buried Milam Cemetery, Boone County, Arkansas
Father: John Riley Campbell
Mother: Safrona "Fronie" Angeline Nichols(Flood)
Spouse: E. Lucille Tatum
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CAMPBELL, Leonard G
AR US Army WWII
Born: 8Sept1922
Died: 5May1987
buried: Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:Peter T Campbell
Mother: Rosalie Riddell
Spouse: Mildred Spears
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CLARIDA, Samuel Earl
AR Cpt U S Army WWII
Born: 11Nov1923
Died: 4June1968
Buried Bens Branch Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: William W Clarida
Mother:Lessie M Clarida
Spouse:
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COLLINS,James Elgie
Born 1916 Arkansas
Death:Jun. 28, 1977 Yuba City,Sutter County,California
Buried North Kern Cemetery,Delano, Kern County,California
SSgt US Army WWII
Father:James E Collins
Mother:Savannah Elizzie Flud(John Snooker Flud Family)
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CRINER,Quinton
U S Army, WWII
Birth:5 Sep 1917(1920?)
Died:14 Sep 1944 Florence,Italy
Buried: Oakland Cemetery,Russellville, Pope County,Arkansas
Father: Dr. Herbert Dexter "Tubby" Criner
Mother: Minnie Pearl Nesbitt
Spouse:
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DAVIS, Roy Benton Davis
Pvt U S Army WWI
Birth: Apr. 25, 1919
Death: Jul. 5, 1981
Burial:Coleman Cemetery ,Pope County,Arkansas
Mother: Arena Brassfield Hampton
Father: Marion Lafayette "Doc" Davis(1870-1972 Coleman Cemetery)
Spouse:
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DAVIS, Everett C.
AR Pfc Co. H 395 Infantry WWII
Born: 14Apr1918
Died:26June1972
Buried: Smith Cemetery (Log Hall)Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Eldridge Lee Davis
Mother: Anna Mae Peoples
Spouse:
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EWING, Buster Kindrell
S2 U S Navy WW II
Born: 25Aug1906 Red Rock,Newton County,Arkansas
Died: 25 Oct 1990 California
Buried: Arbor Vitae Cemetery,Madera,Madera County,California
Father: Kelce Ewing (1872-1950)
Mother: Arminda Spears (1875-1951)
Spouse: Vesta Jo Hefley (1909-1968)
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FARMER, Eldon
Born 23Aug1912 in Newton County, Arkansas
Sgt US Army WW II
Died: 4 Nov 1944
Buried Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Columbus J Farmer
Mother: Rebecca O'Neal
Spouse: Voda Burdine
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FARMER, Sammie
born 14Dec1918
Died 5Jan1983
Buried:Smith Cemetery,Newton County,Arkansas
Tech5 U S Army
Father:Columbus J Farmer (1889-1973)
Mother:Rebecca O'Neal(1889-1932)
Spouse:Emogene (MNU)
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FARMER,Theran Joe
Born 16March1927
Died 7August 1988
PFC US ARMY
Buried:Fayetteville National Cemetery,Washington County,Arkansas
Plot 15,O,176
Father:Verlin Thomas Farmer(1879-1966)
Mother:Mary Nola Reddell (1900-1989)
Spouse:Tempy Jean Thomas (1929-2009)
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FARMER,Walter
Born 23Oct1932
Died:24Nov2004...PFC U S ARMY
Buried:Garden of Memories,Sikeston,Scott County,Missouri
Father: Simon David Farmer(1885-1965)
Mother: Tilda Smith(1904-1976)
Spouse:
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FARMER,William "Willie" Walker
Born:2June1910 Texas
Died:27Aug1984/7
S2 US NAVY WWII
Buried:Elm Branch Cemetery,Bardwell, Ellis Co. Texas
Father: George W Farmer
Mother: Eliza King
Spouse:Gretchen Davis (1912-1989)
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FARMER, Woodrow Wilson
Pfc US Army WW II
Born 15 June 1915
Died 3 Sept 1983
Buried Carver Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Louis N. Farmer
Mother: Nancy Jane Busby
Spouse:
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FLOOD,Truman W
U S Navy WWII
Born:10Aug1926 Oklahoma
Died:9July1998
Buried: Molly Fields Cemetery,Talequah,Oklahoma
Father: Elmer Flood
Mother:Marie Thomas
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FLUD,Cecil William
Major Air Force WWII and Korea
born:12 May 1918 Arkansas
died:26Jan1986 Dallas, Dallas County,Texas
buried:Cedarvale Cemetery,Hot Springs Village,Saline County,Arkansas
Father: Ulysses S Grant Flud(1881-1969)
Mother:Emmaline Sarah Ricketts(1887-1971)
Spouse: unknown
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FLUD,David V
born 22 Dec 1906 Oklahoma
U S Army 1942 Los Angeles,California
Died 4 Feb 1996 Blythe, Riverside County, California
Father: George W Flud (born Feb 1886 AR)Simon Flud Family
Mother:Ossie Sandlin
Spouse: Ruth (MNU)
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FLUD, Willard
born 19 Jan 1923 Eufaula, McIntosh County,Oklahoma
U S ARMY SGT V
Died 26 Feb 1976 in Oklahoma
Buried Nowata Cemetery, Nowata, Oklahoma
Father: Simon David Flud
Mother: Hester Hosannie Ricketts
Spouse: Marie Schutt(divorced)
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GILMORE, Kenneth Taylor
PFC U S Army WWII
Born: 11 Oct 1915 Newton County,Arkansas
Died:25 Jan 1995 Oregon
Buried:Eagle Point National Cemetery,Eagle Point,Jackson Co.Oregon
Plot:B, O, 336
Father: David L Gilmore(1893-1933)
Mother: Orpha Jane Armstrong (1898-1947) Spouse: Never married
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GREENHAW,Leland Coy
Born 1 Nov 1924
Died: 24 Mar 1989 Springdale,Arkansas
Buried Mt.Judea Cemetery,Newton County,Arkansas
Father:Elmer Greenhaw
Mother:Jennie Duck
Spouse: THELMA (Mnu)
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GREENHAW, William Bailey
Born 1923 Newton County, Arkansas
Seaman 2nd Class, U.S. Navy Reserve
Died 15 Nov 1942 (Missing In Action)
Buried Manila American Cemetery, Phillipines
Memorial Marker in Mt. Judea Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Elmer Greenhaw
Mother: Gennie Lee Duck
Spouse:
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HAMILTON,Benton Francis
born 1916 Bryan County,Oklahoma
U S ARMY,WWII.Had Masters degree and taught school
died 20February 2001 Round Rock,Texas
Buried:UNKNOWN
Father:Tommy Hamilton(served WWI)
Mother:Cecile Agnes Bell
Spouse:Allie Tapley
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HEFLEY, John W "J.W."
U S Navy WWII
born 15 March 1926
died 1 August 1971
Buried: Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Silvie L. Hefley
Mother: Myrtle Holt
Spouse: Alice E. Middleton
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HENDERSON, Kirby V
AR SP 5 Quartermaster Corps, WWII, Korea & Vietnam Wars(See Vietnam)
born 22 September 1926
died 26 December 1970
buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
Mother:
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HICKS, Troy N Millsaps-Hicks
born 1916 Newton County,Arkansas
died 1979
buried Salem Cemetery,Dewar,Okmulgee County,Oklahoma
Father: C H Hicks
Mother: Nettie Emmaline Freeman Millsaps Hicks
Spouse: Maudie Mae Kendrick (1914-1968,Pollard Cemetery,Pope Co.AR
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HOLT,Allen Joel
born:2Jan1924
died:24July1984
buried:Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery,Canadian,Hemphill Co.Texas
Father: William Leonard Holt (1890-1974)
Mother:Thelma Emma Arzilla Morgan (1902-1976)
Spouse:Ruth Cobb (1927-2012)
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HOLT, Ford Leonard,Sr.
born: 27Mar1923
died:21Aug2010
buried:Garner Cemetery, Council Bluffs,Iowa,Block 17,Lot13,Space 5
Father:William Leonard Holt (1890-1974)
Mother: Thelma Emma Arzilla Morgan (1902-1976)
Spouse: Betty M(MNU)(1929-1985)
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KESSELRING, Darsey G
Pvt US Army WW II
Born: 13 Jan 1918
Died: 19 Mar 1986
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
Mother:
Spouse:
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KLEPPER, Homer C. "Dutch"
CTC US Navy WW II
Born 15 Oct 1918
Died 13 Sept 1990
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:Woodie Klepper
Mother:Sarah Jane Ausburook
Spouse:
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LOCKWOOD, Acie
Pvt First Class,US Army WWII
Born 15Jan1916
Died: 4Jan1984
Buried: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park,Tarrant Co.Texas
Mother: Annie Flood Lockwood(David Flood 1862)
Spouse:
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MABERRY, SIMON
Private, U.S. Army,Service No. 38451597
Killed in Action 19 June 1944
300th Engineer Combat Battalion
Entered the Service from Arkansas
Born: 1924 Newton County, Arkansas
Died: June 19, 1944
Buried at: Plot I Row 11 Grave 16,
Normandy American Cemetery,St. Laurent-sur-Mer, France
Awards: Purple Heart
Father: Abe Maberry
Mother: Elizabeth Celestine Ricketts

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MARTIN, Carl Julus
Pvt US Army WW II
Born 15July1915
Died 28 Nov 1965
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
Mother:
Spouse:
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MARTIN, Verlin Lee
born 23Nov1909 Newton County, Arkansas
died 13 Mar 1986
burial: Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Joseph Harvey Martin
Mother: Nancy Jane Campbell
Spouses: (1) Kate Sutton and (2) Bertha Middleton
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McCUTCHEN,George A
Pvt US Army WWII
Born: 8 Sept 1907
Died 6 Oct 1982
Buried: Carver Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Campbell Hackney McCutchen
Mother: Sarah Jane Casteel
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McELHANEY, Jeral W
CO Tec 5 303 Field Artillery BN, WWII
born 14 Oct 1911
died 18 Jan 1973
burial: Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
Mother:
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McFERRIN, John Graydon
PHM3 U S Navy
Born 30 Oct 1908
Died 10 Oct 1986
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: John Orerstus McFerrin
Mother:Nolia Hamilton
Spouse:
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MILLSAPS,William
US Army, WWII
born: 10Jan1919
died: 16Nov1998
buried: Owens Cemetery,Pope County,Arkansas
Father: William M Millsaps
Mother: Clarissa Sparks
Spouse: Ruby Nell Ragsdale
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MOORE, Walter J
US Navy, WW II. Lost his life on U.S.S. Jarvis
Born: 31Dec1912
Died: August 1942
Buried: Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:Hugh Moore
Grandparents:Walter S Moore and Annie Boomer
Mother:Jessie Moss
Spouse:
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MORGAN, James W
AR Tec 5 Co M 63 Infantry WW II
Born 4 Sept 1913
Died 5 Aug 1966
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
Mother:
Spouse:
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NOVAK, Glen Leroy
MN T Sgt US Army WW II
Born 2 Mar 1906
Died 29 Sept 1973
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
Mother:
Spouse:
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OWEN, John Clifford
U S Army WWII
born: 12 Apr 1907 Arkansas
Died: 12 Nov 1971
Buried Annies Chapel Cemetery, Johnson County,Arkansas
father: John Henry Owen (1865-1948)
Mother: Martha Angeline Johnson (1867-1947)
Spouse: Margaret Williams (1902-1985) of Oscar Wroten Williams family
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PEOPLES, Mitchell
Pfc US Army WW II
Born 7 Nov 1921
Died 11 July 1974
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
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Spouse
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PEOPLES, Roy Leslie
Pvt U S Army, World War II
born 23 Jan 1927 Newton County, Arkansas
Died: 9 Dec 1985
Buried:Crossroads Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Joseph Harvey Peoples
Mother: Myrtle Norton
Spouse: Flora Boen (1928-1996)
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POWELL,Delmar B
TX Pvt 7 Regt FA REPL TNG Cen WW II
Born 19 Apr 1918
Died 9 Oct 1963
Buried Liberty Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father
Mother:
Spouse:
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RANDALL, Grover
U S Army WW II
Born 29 Nov 1919
Died 14 July 1984
Buried Liberty Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
Mother:
Spouse:
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RENFROE,William Rufus
TSGT WWII and Korea, U S Air Force
Born: 18Dec1922 Nowata,Oklahoma
Died: 11 Nov 1981 Garden City,Kansas
Buried: Nowata Memorial Cemetery,Nowata,Oklahoma
Fa: Rufus Renfroe
Mother:Ollie Brock
Spouse: Niva Sue Gilmore
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RICKETTS, Loyd M
Born 17 April 1919 Newton County
AR WW II
Died 6 Nov 1991
Buried Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Dan Ricketts
Mother: Eller Smith
Spouse:Violet Alspach
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RICKETTS, Rase H
Born 3 Jan 1922 in Newton County
AR Pvt US Army WW II
Died 2 April 1985
Buried Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:A.C.M. "Asa: Ricketts
Mother: Delphie P. Collins
Spouse:
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ROBINSON, Dewey R
Born: 13Jan1898
AR Pvt 338 Battalion Field Artillery, WW II
He died 23July1952
Buried: Sandhill Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
Mother:
Spouse: Annie Wallis, married in 1947
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SHATSWELL, Woodrow
born: 1923 Arkansas
Death: Unknown, never returned from war
Buried:
Father: Rudy "Buddie" Shatswell (6Mar1889-22Apr1966)
Mother: Elma A Ewing Bailey (10-1-1969)
His name is on the Newton County,Arkansas Court House Monument for
Newton County veterans of all wars who gave their lives in the
service of our Country
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SMITH, Carroll
Born 8June1919 in Newton County, Arkansas
Pvt 503rd Parachuter, Infantry WWII
Died: 24May1942, drowned in training accident
Buried: Sandhill Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Willard A. Smith
Mother: Alice Adaline Vanderpool
Spouse:
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SMITH, Dale J
Born 23 Dec 1925 in Newton County, Arkansas
AR AS US Navy WWII
Died 1 March 1987.
Buried Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansaas
Father: Oliver Smith
Mother: Lillie Reddell
Spouse:
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SMITH, Dallas
Born 26 April 1926 in Newton County, Arkansas.
AR Pvt 169th Infantry
Dallas died on 9 May 1945.
Buried in Smith Cemetery, Newton County.
Father:Floyd Orvil Smith
Mother: Dellie Mae Bolin
Paternal grandparents: William Ece & Mary Willie Flood Smith
Spouse:
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SMITH, Travis J
Born 8Nov1921 in Newton County, Arkansas.
Pfc Company F, 287th Infantry, WWII
Died: 15May1969
Buried: Sandhill Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Willard A. Smith
Mother: Alice Adaline Vanderpool
Spouse:
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SPEARS, William D
Born: 18July1917
Tec 5 US Army WWII
Died: 4July1986
Buried Sandhill Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father:
Mother:
Spoouse:
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STANDRIDGE,Noah
Born: 25November1901
Died: 16 May 1958
Buried: Oak Ridge Cemetery,Franklin County,Arkansas
Father:John Wesley Standridge
Mother:Delila Bolin
Spouse:unknown
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STUART, Rennon Ray
US Army WW II
Born 1923
Died 1984
Buried Carver Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Ison Stuart
Mother: Sophia Stuart
Spouse:
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WALDON(WALLIN),Jim S
CA Pfc US Marine Corps, WWII
Born: 29Dec1924
Died:31Dec1971
Buried: Sandhill Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Doc Waldon (Wallin)
Mother: Hattie Eddings
Spouse:
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WALDON (WALLIN),Ted C
Seaman First Class US Navy, WWII
Born:17Sept1926
Died:20Nov1975
Buried:Sandhill Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Dock Waldon (Wallin)
Mother: Hattie Eddings
Spouse:
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WILSON, Charley Albert
U S MARINE CORPS, 28th Marines,5th Marine Division
Medals:Silver Star,Purple Heart,Expert Rifleman,Expert Motor-Man
born:20Jan1921 Broken Arrow,Oklahoma
died:1Mar1945 Iwo Jima
buried: Park Grove Cemetery,Broken Arrow,Tulsa County,Oklahoma
Father: William Martin Wilson(1894-1964)
Mother: Lula Burdett (1896-1985 Gregg Texas)
Spouse:Jessie Nimo Flud Wilson Saab(U S Grant Flud family)
Spouse:Imogene Summy
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YARBROUGH, Ralph Monroe
Born: 27 August 1917
Died: 27July1981 Modesto,California
Buried: Lakewood Memorial Park,Hughson,Stanislaus County,California
Father: James Talmadge Yarbrough
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Spears
Spouse:
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If you have any Northern Arkansas men who served in World War II,
and had Newton County,Arkansas connections,and you wish their name
entered here, please send me an e-mail.
Please give all details such as the soldiers listed above:

Evelyn Flood
E-Mail to:
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27 October 2016
1 March 2017

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