World War II

Catawba County
Young American Patriots

BOWMAN, HAL
Cox., U. S. Navy. Born Oct. 14. 1923. Entered service Apr. 21, 1943. Bainbridge. Md.; New York, N. Y.; Boston, Mass.; Atlantic, Pacific Theatres; Europe. Sweetwater H. S.; Wesleyan Methodist Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl L. Bowman, 818 Mill St.. Hickory, N. C.

BRIGHT, JOHN A., JR.
EM 3/c, U. S. Navy. Age 23. Entered service Oct. 24, 1944. Great Lakes, Ill.; Purdue Univ., Ind.; Cuba; Arctic Theatre. Attended Hickory H. S.; Methodist; Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bright. Sr.. Hickory, N. C. Husband of Mrs. Ella Sands Bright, 1241 Hornet Circle, Newport News, Va.

BROWN, DONALD S.
Cpl., U. S. Army. Born June 1, 1923. Entered service Dec. 18, 1944 Keesler Field, Miss.; Ft. Myers, Fla.; Marianas; Philippines. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Lenoir-Rhyne Col. Baptist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Brown, 2306 N. 10th St., Hickory, N. C.

CAMP, RAYMOND HOWARD
Cpl., U. S. Marines. Born Jan. 10, 1923. Entered service Sept. 16,1942; San Diego, Camp Elliott, Calif.; New Caledonia. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Hickory H. S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond H. Camp, Sr., Hickory, N. C. Husband of Mrs. Doris Murdock Camp, 1230 Ridge St., Hickory, N. C.

CAMP, WILLIAM
AMM 3/c, U. S. Navy. Born Jan. 12, 1926. Entered service Dec. 8, 1943, Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Fla. Pacific Theatre, Attended Hickory H. S.; Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Camp, Sr., Hickory, N. C. Husband of Mrs. Nell R. Williams Camp, 1230 Ridge St., Hickory.

COLEY, ROLAND CECIL
S 2/c, U. S. Navy. Born Feb. 8, 1917. Entered service Mar. 19, 1945, Bainbridge, Md.; Miami, Fla. Roanoke Rapids H. S. Presbyterian. Son of Mrs. and the late Mr. J. B. Coley, Hobgood, N.C. Husband of Mrs. Elvena Mae Brown Coley, RFD 2, Hickory, N.C.

DAVIS, FLOYD ROBERT
Pfc, U. S. Army. Born Dec. 27, 1922. Entered service Jan. 1943, Camp Young, Calif.; Belgium; France; Germany; Holland; England; Luxembourg; Switzerland. Awarded 5 BS, Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Smith Shelby. School. Lutheran. Son of Mrs. Mrs. Minnie Wright, Hickory, N. C. Husband of Mrs. Faye Mingus Davis, 651 Boyd St., Hickory.

ECKARD, CLOYD ROSTEN
GM 3/c, U. S. Navy. Born July 9, 1919. Entered service July 5, 1943; New Orleans, La.; Great Lakes, Ill.; New York, N. Y.; Atlantic Theatre; Brazil; Manila; Okinawa; England. Attended St. Stephens H. S.; Wesleyan Methodist Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin A.Eckard, Hickory, N. C. Husband of Mrs. Mattie Lail Eckard,1215 Spring St., Hickory.

Derick S. Hartshorn - 2007
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