World War II Veterans
from Hyde County

A ~ W

(Researched and contributed by Cecil L. Lewis & John B. McGowan)

We need your assistance to make this data accurate and complete. If you have information on a veteran from Hyde County who served during World War II who isn't listed below, or if you have additional information on any of the veterans on these pages, please let me know. This can include military data, photos of the veteran, especially during their service, stories or their service during World War II, etc., or if you have any information on any of Hyde's veterans who were Killed in Action and the circumstances surrounding their deaths, please contact me. Any information you have will contribute to honoring Hyde County's Veterans, living and dead.

Veteran's Name Rank Branch of Service Entered Service Remarks
Alcox, Leonard Alton (1920-1995) Staff Sergeant U. S. Army    
Allcox, Maxton M. (1926-1999)   U. S. Marine Corps    
Armstrong, J. A. (1917-____) Corporal U. S. Army Apr. 8, 1941 New Caledonia, Guadalcanal. Fiji, Bougainville, Philippines
Austin, Junius Perry (1917-1996) Boatswain Mate U. S. Coast Guard    
Baldasare, Edna (Gibbs) (1921-2010)
(Click on name for photo and information)
Ensign U.S. Navy    
Ballance, Clem Labin (1924-1989) Corporal U. S. Marine Corps Oct. 2, 1943 Okinawa, Tinian Island, Saipan, and Japan
Ballance, Gene Tunney (1926-____) Seaman 1st Class U. S. Navy Nov. 29, 1944 Pacific Theater, China
Ballance, James Kirk (1916-____ )   U. S. Army    
Ballance, Leon Gerald (1926-____) Sergeant U. S. Army Aug. 14, 1942 Panama
Ballance, Ronald B. (1918-____) T/5 U. S. Army Aug. 14, 1941 New Guinea
Ballance, Talmadge B. (1922-____) Staff Sergeant U. S. Army Oct. 22, 1942 Hawaii, Japan
Ballance, Vernon E. (1923-____) Private 1st Class U. S. Army July 28, 1944 France Belgium, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Austria
Ballance, Wesley Wise (1919-____) Sergeant U. S. Army Aug. 14, 1941 France, Belgium, Germany, Czechoslovakia
Barber, Sam H. (1924-____) Private U. S. Army May 29, 1943  
Baum, Edward T. (1926-1944) Seaman 1st Class U. S. Navy June, 1944 Killed in Action - Dutch New Guinea on Nov. 14, 1944
Beckwith, Harold       Killed in Action
Berry, Ben   U. S. Navy    
Berry, Bryan Webster (1920-1946) Pharmacist Mate
2nd Class
U. S. Navy Mar. 26, 1940 Guam; Spent 44 months in a Japanese POW camp. Killed in accident on Feb. 3, 1946
Berry, Garland G. (1927-____) Seaman 1st Class U. S. Navy Oct. 2, 1945  
Berry, J. B. (1926-____) Seaman 2nd Class U. S. Navy Oct. 10, 1944  
Berry, Jabin Gibbs (1904-1964) Lieutenant J. G. U. S. Navy    
Berry, Shelton (1918-1944) Private First Class U. S. Army May 16, 1940 Panama, France, Germany; 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division; Killed in Action in Belgium Dec. 21, 1944
Berry, William Green   U. S. Army Jan. 2, 1944  
Blake, James Elwood (1922-1992)   U. S. Army    
Blake, Maxwell Lawson (1924-____) Corporal U. S. Marines Oct. 2, 1943 Peleliu, Palau, Okinawa, Guam, Japan
Brinn, Grady E. (1918-____) Seaman 1st Class U. S. Navy July 11, 1941 Eniwetok, Saipan, Iwo Jima, Okinawa
Brinn, James Aubrey (1926-1996)   U. S. Army    
Brown, Elwood Boyce (1923-1999) Sergeant U. S. Army    
Brown, Robert Eugene (1917-1997)   U. S. Army    
Bush, George Edward (1917-2000)   U. S. Navy   On USS Weehawken sunk in a typhoon
Burrus, Remulus V.       Killed in Action
Cahoon, George Washington (1912-1956) Private U. S. Army   Company C. 78th Infantry; Eng.
Cahoon, Gilbert L. (1919-____) Boatswains Mate 1st Class U. S. Navy June 4, 1940 Atlantic Theater
Cahoon, Hallet W. (1915-1983) Corporal U. S. Army Feb. 5, 1942 Suez Canal, Palestine, Egypt, Italy
Cahoon, Henry W. (1922-____) Seaman 1st Class U. S. Navy June 21, 1944  
Cahoon, James Lawson (1925-1990) MoMM 3rd Class U. S. Navy Nov. __, 1943 Hawaii, Guam
Cahoon, John F. (1919-____) Sergeant U. S. Army Aug. 12, 1942 England, France
Cahoon, Oliver Winston (1921-1996)   U. S. Navy    
Cahoon, Shelton Audley (1919-1991)   U. S. Coast Guard    
Carawan, Charlie Eugene (1917-1995)   U. S. Navy    
Carawan, James C.       Killed in Action
Carawan, Roy Jarvis (1921-1998)   U. S. Army Air Corps    
Clark, Edward Royden   U. S. Navy    
Cockrell, Forrest E.       Killed in Action
Collins, James S. (1922-1989) Private U. S. Army    
Cox, Clarence E.       Killed in Action
Cox, James Earl (1911-1966) CMoMM U. S. Navy Reserve    
Cox, Joseph Wilbur (1921-1997)   U. S. Army    
Cox, Roy Starr, Jr. (1920-1963) Chief Gunners Mate U. S. Navy    
Cuthrell, Edna Dillard (1921-____) Yoeman 1st Class U. S. Navy (WAVES) Sept. 22, 1942  
Cuthrell, George Linwood (1916-1989) Captain U. S. Army Jan. 23, 1941 92nd Arnored Field Artillery; Served in North Africa, D-Day at Normandy, across France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Served 5 years until 1946; Recalled for 17 months service in Korea
Cuthrell, Guy Russell (1918-1991) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Aug. 28, 1942 Philippines
Cuthrell, James Aubrey (1920-1995)   U. S. Navy    
Cuthrell, Rufus Richard (1926-2000)   U. S. Navy    
Cuthrell, Russell Earl (1924-1993) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Apr. 1, 1943 France. Wounded in Action in Germany, Feb. 27, 1945
Daniels, Thomas Carroll (1917-____) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Oct. 22, 1942  
Dawson, Thomas Henry (1903-1942) Fireman U. S. Navy   No. 2, C. I.
Douglas, Harry Harrison (1914-____) Sergeant U. S. Army Air Corps Feb. 1942 China-Burma-India Theater
Dudley, Samuel A. (1916-____) Corporal U. S. Army Aug. 15, 1941 France, Belgium, Germany, Czechoslovakia
Dunbar, David Henry (1908-1996)   U. S. Army   European Theater
Dunbar, Edgar L. (1912-1953) Private     Engineers
Elkins, Jesse Lee (1925-1994) Boatswains Mate 3rd Class U. S. Navy   Also served in Korea and Viet Nam; 20 year veteran
Evans, Thomas Martin (1921-1993)   U. S. Army    
Flowers, Cecil Lloyd (1926-1980) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Apr. 25, 1945 Italy; Korea
Garrish, John Elbert (1926-1994)   U. S. Army    
Garrish, Richard Powers (1925-1996)   U. S. Navy   Purple Heart
Garrish, Willard J. (1915-1998)   U. S. Navy   Atlantic and PacificTheaters; 26 years service
Gaskill, Christopher Farrow (1909-1991)        
Gaskill, Enoch Clayton, Sr. (1918-1994)   U. S. Navy   Quarter Master Corps
Gaskins, William Joseph, III (1920-1945) TEC 5 U. S. Army   5th Head Quarters Company, 18th Infantry Division; Killed in Action
Gibbs, Alton A. (1919-1998)        
Gibbs, Arthur       Killed in Action
Gibbs, Bernell   U. S. Army    
Gibbs, Cornel (1925-____) Private 1st Class U. S. Army June 22, 1944 France; Wounded in Action in Germany on Apr. 2, 1945
Gibbs, David Lee (1927-1999)   U. S. Army    
Gibbs, Ellis B. (1925-____) T/5 U. S. Army Jan. 8, 1941 France, Belgium and Germany
Gibbs, Edmond (1921-1965) Private 1st Class U. S. Army   357th AAA SLT Battalion; CAC
Gibbs, Flave Farrell (1921-1974)
Contact: Kay F. Gibbs
Carpenters Mate 1st Class U. S. Coast Guard Sept. 10, 1942 On LST-763 at Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and Japan
Gibbs, Floyd Guy (1917-1996)   U. S. Army    
Gibbs, Francis Benjamin (1921-____)   U. S. Navy Spring, 1942  
Gibbs, George Thomas (1914-1997) T/4 U. S. Army Apr. 8, 1941 New Caledonia, Guadalcanal, Fiji.
Gibbs, Gerald Windley (1917-1990)   U. S. Army    
Gibbs, Guy A. (1909-1991)   U. S. Army    
Gibbs, Hallett W. (1911- 2003) Machinist U. S. Coast Guard May 26, 1930 Atlantic and Pacific Theaters
Gibbs, Henry Brian (1921-1996) Staff Sergeant U. S. Army Aug. 12, 194 2 New Guinea, Philippines, Japan
Gibbs, Hugh Blair (1914-1996) Corporal U. S. Army Aug. 15, 1941 France, Belgium, Germany
Gibbs, Ira B. (1916-1997) Boatswain Mate 2nd Class U. S. Coast Guard Mar. 29, 1939 Guadalcanal, Tulagi, Mindanao, Bougainville
Gibbs, Israel Spruill (1915-1967) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Air Corps   812th Base Unit
Gibbs, Jack   U. S. Navy    
Gibbs, Jenness C. (1915-2000)   U. S. Coast Guard    
Gibbs, John Bannister ((1920-1951) Boatswain Mate 1st Class U. S. Coast Guard    
Gibbs, Joe B., Jr. (1911-1986) Ordinary Seaman Merchant Marine 1939 Lost at Sea while on board ship on Jan. 18, 1942
Gibbs, John S. (1923-____) T/5 U. S. Army Feb. 6, 1945 .
Gibbs, Joseph A. (1925-1946) Staff Sergeant U. S. Army Oct. 20, 1943 Marshalls, New Guinea, Philippines, Japan; Wounded in action on Leyte. Died July 28, 1946.
Gibbs, Lem Leon (1919-1995) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Jan. 8, 1941 Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany; Wounded in France, May 13, 1944
Gibbs, Marvin   U. S. Navy    
Gibbs, Max Edward, Sr. (1922-1999) Sergeant U. S. Army    
Gibbs, Nathan       Killed in Action
Gibbs, Otis Carem (1920-1952) Private 1st Class U. S. Army   395th Infantry
Gibbs, Paris   U. S. Navy   Buried at Sea
Gibbs, Shirrell W. (1924-____) Coxswain U. S. Navy Mar. 13, 1943 Pacific Theater
Gibbs, Sullivant Grant (1922-1993)   U. S. Navy   U.S.S. West Point, Pacific Theater
Gibbs, Tom   U. S. Navy    
Gibbs, Verna Gray (1923-1991)   U. S. Army & Merchant Marine    
Gibbs, William Selby (1927-1999)   U. S. Coast Guard    
Gibbs, Willis K., Jr. (1916-1997)   U. S. Army    
Guthrie, Cecil Max (1910-1992)   Merchant Marine    
Hardison, Beverly Oren (1921-1957) Machinist Mate 2nd Class U. S. Navy Reserve    
Hardison, Graham Berch (1925-1993) Seaman 1st Class U. S. Navy Dec. 7, 1943 Atlantic & Pacific Theaters
Hardison, John M. (1924-1995) T/5 U. S. Army Feb. 12, 1943 North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France, Belgium and Germany
Harris, Cecil Reuben (1912-1999)   Merchant Marine    
Harris, Earl Dunning (1910- 1986)
(Click on name for more info)
  U. S. Army Jan. 1941 In the MPs, went overseas twice to bring back American Prisoners of War
Harris, Elbert M. (1916-1999)        
Harris, Frank O. (1918-____) Corporal U. S. Army Air Corps Aug. 1, 1942 North Africa and Italy
Harris, Frank W.       Killed in Action
Harris, Henry Craven (1926-1962) Seaman 1st Class U. S. Naval Reserve Sept. 6, 1944 Caribbean, Atlantic, Pacific Theaters
Harris, Marion A. (1921-1979)
(Click on name for more info)
    July, 1942 In Medical Corps
Harris, Milton (1925-____)
(Click on name for more info)
Article: "Crossing the Po"
Private 1st Class U. S. Army July 1943 Served in Italy 10th Mountain Division in 1944 and 1st Cavalry Division in Korea 1950-1951
Harris, Robert R. (1915-1988)
(Click on name for more info)
Master Sergeant U. S. Army 1935 13th Field Artillery Brigade; in North Africa in 1942, then Sicily and Italy
Harris, Seth Blount, Jr. (1918-1996)   U. S. Army Air Corps    
Harris, Shadrac Harold (1913-1962) MoMM 1st Class U. S. Coast Guard Reserve    
Harris, Warren Lee (1903-1957) Private U. S. Army   Battery, 601st Field Artillery Battalion
Harris, Warren Spencer, Jr. (1916-1988) Staff Sergeant U. S. Army Apr. 4, 1944  
Harris, William Edgar (1922-1963) Boatswain Mate 1st Class U. S. Navy June 4, 1940 Atlantic and Pacific Theaters
Harris, William Geofrey (1917-____)
(Click on name for more info)
Major U. S. Army Nov., 1939 Ordinance in Italy; received a battlefield commission
Hodges, Bruce Lee (1920-1993) Staff Sergeant U. S. Army July 31, 1942 France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, and Austria
Hodges, James Warren (1918-1996)   U. S. Army    
Hooker, Milton (1926-1990)   U. S. Navy    
Howard, Edgar H. (1905-1990)   U. S. Navy    
Howard, James (1921-1990) Private U.S. Army    
Howard, Marvin W. Lieutenant Colonel U. S. Army   Captain of Seagoing Dredge Chester Harding in European Theater
Hudson, William Wallace (1912-2000)   U. S. Army   Stationed in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941 when Pearl Harbor attacked by Japanese
Jarvis, Foster Linwood (1921-1993) Senior Chief Petty Officer U. S. Navy   Also served in Viet Nam in 1968. Served 26 years
Jarvis, Henry Lincoln (1919-2000) Chief Warrant Office-4 U. S. Navy   Served on battleship Missouri in WW II.  Served 23 years
Jarvis, Joseph H., Jr. (1926-1991) Technical Sergeant U. S. Army June 30, 1944 India
Jennette, Garland Windley (1916-2002)   U.S. Army   Iwo Jima
Johnson, Henry Vanderbilt (1920-1991) SP5 U.S. Army    
Jones, Herbert S., Jr. (1926-1991)   U. S. Navy   Also served in Korea
Kelly, Eugene L. (1914-____) Machinist U. S. Navy Apr. 8, 1936 Atlantic, Salerno & Anzio, Italy, Pacific Theater
Kight, John Fisk (1916-1991)   U. S. Army   Served 30 years
Lewis, Erdis L. (1917-2003)   U. S. Navy Aug. 26, 1942  
Lowe, Edison Bryan (1926-2000)   U. S. Army Air Corps    
Litchfield, Claude Davis (1926-1997)   U. S. Marines   Wounded on the beach of Iwo Jima. Discharged May 6, 1946
Long, George A. (1927-____) Junior Engineer /
Private
Merchant Marine /
U. S. Army
Feb., 1945 /
Apr. 13, 1946
Atlantic Theater
Long, Mendall H. (1920-____) Chief Engineer Merchant Marine Feb. 1941 Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Pacific Theaters.
Lupton, Charlie Rouse, Jr. (1921-1944) Sergeant U. S. Army Air Corps   859th Boomer Squadron stationed in England; Killed in Action on Aug. 6, 1944 while serving as a turret gunner on a B-24 when returning from a mission over enemy territory.
Mackey, Herman (1897-1976) Private U.S.Army    
Mann, Joseph (1907-1985) Captain Merchant Marine    
Marshall, Charles Henry (1914-1945) TEC 5 U. S. Army   Field Artillery; Killed in Action
Marshall, Samuel Shirrell, Sr. (1921-2000)   U. S. Army    
Mason, Fred Ayers (1908-1996)   U. S. Army   New Guinea, Phillipines
Mason, Jack Nicholson (1915-1971)   U. S. Army   CP Head Quarters SVC Company, 323rd Engineers; BM
Mason, Kenneth Russell (1922-____)
(Click on name for photo and information)
Petty Officer 1st Class U. S. Navy Oct. 23, 1940 USS Arkansas (1940-1942)
USS San Juan (1942-1944)
USS Pasadena (1944-end of war)
Massie, Otis Howard (1915-1966) Private 1st Class U. S. Army    
McGowan, David Foy, Sr. (1915-1987) Captain U. S. Marines   Served as Supply Officer in Pacific Theater
McKinney, Edward Horace (1920-1943)   U. S. Army   Killed in Action
McKinney, Grafton Odette (1917-1975)
(Click on name for more info)
Seaman 1st Class U. S. Navy Mar. 14, 1944 USS Bradford (DD-545)
McKinney, Harold E. (1915-1980)   U. S. Army    
McKinney, Hyatt J.  (1916-2005)
(Click on name for Salisbury Post article)
  U. S. Army 1940 108th Reserve Division; North Africa, Normandy; Battle of the Bulge; 7 medals
McKinney, Robert E. (1917-1999)   U. S. Navy    
McKinney, Romulus O. (1911-1993)   U. S. Army    
McKinney, Sherrill   U. S. Navy   Buried at Sea
McKinney, William Forrest (1915-1968) TEC 5 U. S. Army   Ordinance Department
Merrick, John Riley (1920-1999) Sergeant U. S. Army Air Corps    
Midgett, Cardell (____-1995)   U. S. Army    
Midgette, Charlie Edward (1920-1991)   U. S. Army    
Midyette, David Pell (1916-1997)   U. S. Army    
Midyette, Eugene Mallard (1922-1996)   U. S. Navy    
Midyette, Hassell  Elwood (1917-1989) Technical Sergeant U. S. Army June 4, 1941 Hawaii, Guam
Midyette, McWaters Alexander (1922-1999)   U. S. Navy    
Midyette, William Gleason (1918-1996)   U. S. Army   Stationed in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941 when Pearl Harbor attacked by Japanese
Miller, Edward Clement, Jr. (1913-1957) Corporal U. S. Army   Head Quarters Detachment, Quarter Master Depot
Mooney, Clifton Hudson, Jr. (1924-1999)   U. S. Marines Oct. 2, 1943 1st Marine Division in South Pacific
Mooney, Golden (1913-1999) Private U. S. Army July 31, 1942  
Neal, Royden S. (1921-____) Sergeant U. S. Army Aug. 12, 1942  
O'Neal, Benjamin Lee (1919-2004) Staff Sergeant U. S. Army Apr. 7, 1941 Battery B, 72nd Field Artillery; At Guadalcanal and South Pacific
O'Neal, John Freeman (1920-1994)   U. S. Navy    
O'Neal, Joseph (1904-1963) Lieutenant Colonel U. S. Army   Captain of Seagoing Dredge "Russell" in European Theater
O'Neal, Leon Gray (1927-1968) TEC 5 U. S. Army    
O'Neal, Leslie Jack (1917- ____) Staff Sergeant U. S. Army Oct. 23, 1941  
O'Neal, Robert Glenn (1918-1947) Private 1st Class U. S. Army   Field Artillery
O'Neal, Sam Barber (1924-____) Private 1st Class U. S. Army June 22, 1944 France, Belgium, Holland, Wounded in action in Germany, Apr. 1, 1945
O'Neal, Thomas Gregory (1922-1992) Machinist Mate 1st Class U. S. Navy June 17, 1941 Pacific Theater, Philippines
O'Neal, Van Henry (1915-1993)        
O'Neal, William Arthur, Jr. (1926-1996)   U. S. Army    
Payne, Alton Warren (1918-1992) Commander U. S. Navy July, 1941 Flight School, received wings Aug., 1942. 38th Scouting Squadron, SAS, Unit II
Payne, Archie Melling (1927-____) Seaman 2nd Class U. S. Navy July 11, 1943  
Payne, George Speilman (1926-2006) T/5 U. S. Army Feb. 16, 1945 Philippines, Japan
Payne, New Holland (1921-1942) Seaman 1st Class U. S. Navy . U.S. Naval Station, Elizabeth City, NC
Payne, Spencer E. (1923-1974) T/4 U. S. Army Jan. 6, 1943 New Guinea, Philippines, Japan
Pledger, Melvin T. (1927-____) Technician 5 U. S. Army Feb. 1, 1946 Germany
Pugh, Carl Jennings (1911-1983) Boatswain Merchant Marine Aug. 25, 1943 Mediterranean. Middle East, North Africa, European Theaters
Pugh, Earl Dawson, Sr. (1906-1993) Boatswain Mate 1st Class U. S. Navy July, 1941 Okinawa, Iwo Jima, Japan; USS Missouri.
Pugh, James Audry (1917-1998)   U. S. Army    
Pugh, John Thomas Jr. (1910-1993) Corporal U. S. Army Oct. 23, 1942  
Pugh, Joseph (1922-1999)   U. S. Navy   North Atlantic; Served 20 years
Ramon, Edward Charles (1915-1994) Sergeant Major U. S. Army   Also served in Korea; Served 28 years
Rayburn, Daniel Webster(1911-1967) Sergeant U. S. Army Air Corps   24th CBT Mapping Squadron
Rhem, William Arthur (1918-1965) Technical Sergeant U. S. Army Aug. 14, 1942 30th LC; England, Scotland.  Also in U.S. Air Force in Korea
Robinson, Willard A. (1907-1968) Staff Sergeant U. S. Army    
Sadler, Emmett Darrell (1924-2006) Private U. S. Army July 25, 1944 France, Belgium, Wounded in Action in Germany on May 5, 1945
Sadler, Guy (1918-1984) Private U. S. Army July 31, 1942 Panama, South America
Sadler, Hiram (1915-1987) Private 1st Class U. S. Army July 7, 1945 France, Germany
Sadler, James Milton (1920-1992)   U. S. Army    
Saunderson, Romulus W. (1909-1966) Private U. S. Army   Battery K, 202th Coastal Artillery
Sawyer, Ormond Dempsey , Sr. (1922-1963) Private 1st Class U. S. Army   Company A, 28th Infantry; Purple Heart
Scarborough, Jack   U. S. Navy / U. S. Coast Guard    
Sears, Frank William, Jr. (1919-1995)   U. S. Army    
Selby, David Hubert (1906-1983) CBM U. S. Navy July 20, 1941 Iwo Jima, Okinawa
Sheridan, Dennis P., Jr. (1921 - 1945) Captain U.S. Army May 7, 1942 12th Quartermaster Regiment Philippine Scouts; Southwest Pacific Theatre: Philippine Islands; Missing in Action; Purple Heart
Simpson, David Robert (1919-1991) 1st Lieutenant U. S. Army    
Smith, Bernie Leighton (1927-____) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Dec. 19, 1945 France, Belgium, Germany
Smith, David Ross (1923-1990)   U. S. Navy    
Spencer, Branch A. (1918-____ ) Sergeant U.S. Army Air Corps

Oct. 15, 1941
to Dec. 8, 1945

 
Spencer, Dayton Ralph (1903-1965) CBM U. S. Navy Reserve    
Spencer, Edward W. (1922- ____) MoMM 1st Class U. S. Navy Sept. 3, 1942
to Nov. 9, 1945
In invasions of North Africa, Sicily, Italy and Okinawa
Spencer, Edwin Keith (1926-1997) Corporal U. S. Marines Apr. 7, 1944  
Spencer, Elmer C. (1914-1992) Sergeant U. S. Army Feb. 5, 1942 Philippines, Japan
Spencer, Elwood Lamar (1918-1965) TEC 4 U. S. Army   384th Field Artillery
Spencer, Flave F. (1923-1986) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Jan. 29, 1943 Philippines, Okinawa, Guam
Spencer, Leslie A. (1921 -____) Private 1st Class U. S. Army    
Spencer, Woodrow (1919-1981) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Oct. 9, 1942 France, Belgium, Germany
Styron, Floyd M. (1920-1971) Private U. S. Army    
Styron, Pelig Garland (1924-1995)   U. S. Navy    
Swindell, Lee Thomas (1916-1989) Seaman 1st Class U. S. Navy June 24, 1941 Okinawa, Japan
Swindell, Palmer L. (1916-1972) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Nov. 22, 1942 France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Iwo Jima, Saipan, Japan
Swindell, Thurman Randolph (1919-1942) Aviation Machinist
Mate 1st Class
U. S. Navy Apr. __, 1938 Pacific Theater; Killed in Action at the Battle of Midway, June 4, 1942
Tolson, Charles S. (1891-1963) Fireman 2nd Class U. S. Navy Reserve Force    
Tunnell, Fred S. (1913-1976) T/4 U. S. Army Aug. 14, 1940 France
Tunnell, Gilbert Bernard, Sr. (1918-1969) Master Sergeant U. S. Army Air Corps Aug. 14, 1940 North Africa, Italy; 739th Boomer Squadron
Tunnell, Robert Edward (1914-1966) Private 1st Class U. S. Army   Head Quarters Company, PAC Sect. SIGC
Waits, Joseph Alexander (1909-1964) Major U.S. Army   4th Civil Engineer Squadron
Wardlow, Frank (1917-1997)   U. S. Army Air Corps    
Watson, Donald Bain (1917-1957) CCS U. S. Navy Nov. 1935 Atlantic Theater; Philippines, Palaus, Okinawa
Watson, George Israel (1919-1987) 2nd Lieutenant U. S. Navy Nov. 1942 France, Belgium and Germany as a Mechanized Infantry platoon leader with the 5th Armored Division

He retired from the US Army Reserves as a Lt Colonel, moved back to the homeplace [Lake Landing area] where he lived for the last 5 years of his life,  and is buried in the family plot at Amity Church.  [Information kindly provided by his son, Bill Watson.]

Watson, James Rufus (1924-1959) TEC 5 U.S. Army   1880th Engineers; AVNBN
Watson, John Israel (1920-____) CGM U. S. Navy Jan. 18, 1939 New Georgia, Bougainville, Peleliu, Leyte, Lingayen, Okinawa
Watson, Roy (1925-1991)   U.S. Army    
Watson, Samuel Benson (1911-1990)   U.S. Army    
Watson, William David (1914-1945) Private U.S. Army   Infantry
Weston, Clifford Clary (1925-1997) Corporal U. S. Army Air Corps   Aircraft Engineer, China, Burma, India Theater
Weston, Lawrence B. (1907-1952) Seaman 2nd Class U. S. Navy Reserve    
Whitfield, William Arnold (1916-1994)   U.S. Army    
Wibiral, Rev. Frank Walker (1909-1991) Chief Musician U. S. Navy    
Williams, Cecil Byrum (1921 - ____)   U. S. Army Aug. 26, 1942  
Williams, Cecil O. (1922-2000) T/3 U. S. Army Dec. 4, 1942 France, Belgium, Germany; Philippines
Williams, Chester Stafford, Sr. (1925-2000) Private 1st Class U. S. Army Feb. 16, 1945 Philippines, Guam, Marianas
Williams, Effron Avery (1918 - ____) Captain U. S. Army Air Corps Mar. 3, 1942 Pacific Theater
Williams, Joseph Odell (1925-1993) Private 1st Class U. S. Army May 18, 1944 France, Belgium, Germany
Williams, William Wallace, Sr. (1922-1995)   U. S. Navy    
Windley, Marion Leroy (1900-1959) CMoMM U. S. Navy    

Sources:
In Memory Of... An Index to Hyde County Cemeteries by Martha Rebecca Swindell and R. S. Spencer, Jr.;
Hyde County History by the Hyde County Historical Society;
Hyde Co., NCGenWeb - Hyde County Newspaper Articles by Kay Midgett Sheppard;
Hyde Co., NCGenWeb - Hyde County Messenger by Kay Midgett Sheppard;
Hyde Co., NCGenWeb - Hyde County Obituaries
Contributions by various Hyde County Researchers.

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