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Abare, William Tebbs
• Born 25 December 1919 Covington, Kenton County, Ky, Died 24 January 2008, Monroe, Ga.
• Graduated Palm Beach High School, class of 1939. 
• Enlisted 28 January 1943, Released 3 July 1946.
• Served in US Army Air Force, Captain.
• Lived at 701 S. Poinsettia, apt 3A.
• Mother Elizabeth M. Abare.
• Father Enos William Abare, Divorced 1937.

Abdo, Daniel Anthony
• Born 21 April 1923 in Massachusetts, Died 16 December 2006, Sun City Center, Hillsborough, Florida. Buried in Lake Worth, FL.
• Father - Nackely Abdo, Mother Teresa Abdo.
• Married Jewell Abdo.
• 850 Nottingham, West Palm Beach 1942.
• US Navy, LST 823, Muster Date 28 February 1945, PhoM3c.

Abdo, Peter Fredrick
• Born 31 January 1921 in Massachusetts, Died 9 February 2012, Interred in Piedmont ,SC.
• Father - Nackely Abdo, Mother Teresa Abdo.
• Married Charlena Lative Fayed in 1954.
• 1422 Pine Rd., Cloud Lake, FL.
• Enlisted 25 November 1940, US Army, National Guard Infantry.

Abel, Ernest Lee
• Navy Seabee, Camp Allen, Norfolk, Va. In 1942.
• Later the Clerk of Palm Beach Shores.

Abel, Robert Allen
• Born 1 December 1923 in Akron, Ohio, Died 26 September 1987 in Bay Pines, FL.
• Enlisted US Army 14 January, 1943, Released 8 September 1945,

Adair, Richard T.
• Born 27 August 1917 in Green, OH. Father was Charles Wallace Adair, Mother Sarah Goulard.
• Died 19 February 2005, Venice, Sarasota County, FL.
• Lived at 706 Nottingham Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL, in 1941 with wife, Jean Riddle. Worked as a salesman.
• Enlisted 1 September 1943. Served in NOAA. Released 20 February 1946.

Adams, Ab Dorian
• Born 9 August 1919 in West Palm Beach, FL. Father was Ab Cling Adams, Mother was Dorian E. Adams. Lived on Okeechobee Road. Worked as Electrical Service Man.
• In group photo of Palm Beach High School yearbook, 1938.
• Died 1 April 1999, Boca Raton, FL.
• Enlisted 26 June, 1943 in US Coast Guard. Released 13 March, 1946.

Adams, Benjamin R.
• Born 19 June 1919.
• 712- 20th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.

Adams, Billie Blanton
• Born 1922, Died 2004, interred in Lauderdale Memorial Park, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Adams, Charles Benton
• Born 29 November 1921, Died 19 May 2003 in West Palm Beach, FL.
• Photo in PBHS yearbook 1938.
• Enlisted 18 July 1942, US Army at Camp Blanding.

Adams, Frank
• From Pahokee.

Adams, Lee.

Adams, Lunice Hulmer
• Born 24 June 1919.
• Died 22 October 1982, Palm Beach County.
• Enlisted US Army at Camp Blanding, 18 March 1942.
• Released from service 7 Jan 1946.

Adams, Thomas Chester
• Born 13 May 1915, Polk County, FL.
• Married 1947 Glades County, FL.
• Died 15 February 1990, Alva, Lee County, FL.
• US Navy.

Adams, William L.
• Born 2 August 1920 in Missouri.
• Died 25 July 1978 in Ruskin, Hillsborough County, FL.
• Enlisted US Navy 1 July 1941 in Houston, TX.

Adcock, George W.
• Born 22 February 1919.
• Father - Jarvey Dale Adcock, Mother Mary Kate Hunter.
• Died 25 March 1977, West Palm Beach, FL.
• US Army.

Aden, I. J.
• Lived at 222 S. Poinsettia, West Palm Beach in 1922.

Aden Jr., Irvine I.

Adkins Jr., B. A.

Adkins, Vernice Talmadge
• Born 30 April 1920.
• Father - B. Aron Adkins.
• Married Mary Christina Weeks in 1945 in Okeechobee, FL.
• Died 25 December 2008 in Lancaster County, SC. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Okeechobee, FL.
• Enlisted 30 July 1937, US Marine Corp. in Savannah, GA.

Agner, William Merle
• Born 22 November 1916.
• Parents - William Edward Agner, Della Pearl Faulkner.
• Married Maxine Lucille Young, 31 December 1943.
• Died 1 February 1996, Indianapolis, IN.
• Enlisted 20 March 1941, Camp Blanding, FL, in US Army.

Ahrens, Charles Richard
• Born 9 April 1919, West Palm Beach.
• Lived on Murray Road.
• Father - Frank F. Ahrens, Mother -- Gertrude Ahrens.
• One of four brothers in the service: Frank F. Jr., George H , Robert L
• 1940 PBHS yearbook
• Died 19 May 2011.
• Enlisted 26 January 1942, US Navy, Motor Machinist Mate 2/c, Served in the Mediterranean.

Ahrens, Frank F., Jr.
• Born 1 August 1921, West Palm Beach.
• Lived on Murray Road.
• Graduate of Palm Beach High School.
• Enlisted 13 August 1942 in US Coast Guard in Savannah, GA.
• Died on 21 July 1982, Alachua, FL.

Ahrens, George H.
• Born 1924.
• Lived on Murray Road.
• Graduated Palm Beach High School in 1941.
• Enlisted 16 November 1942 in US Navy.
• Metal Smith 3/c, Naval Air Station, Norfolk, VA.

Ahrens, Robert L.
• Born 1926.
• Lived at 244 Murray Road.
• Attended Palm Beach High School.
• Enlisted US Navy 24 July 1943.
• Boot Camp at Bainbridge, MD.

Ackerman, Max

Akin, Louis H.
• Born 25 August 1920.
• Parents - Fred LeMaster Akin, Estella Mullins.
• Wife - Grace, lived at 717-1/2 S. Poinsettia in 1942.
• Died 17 August 1996 in Okeechobee, FL.

Albertson, George M.

Albertson, George M. Jr.
• Born 5 September 1925, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Father George M. Albertson, Mother Neva Albertson.
• Biscayne Drive, West Palm Beach in 1930.
• Married Mary Lou Brown in 1945.
• Entered US Navy 22 December 1942.
• Stationed on USS Wharton, Dutch Harbor, AK.
• Died 21 November, 2009, Blairsville, GA., Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, West Palm Beach.

Albertson, Lamont C.
• Born 9 June 1919, West Palm Beach.
• Parents William and Elinor Albertson.
• Palm Beach High School Yearbook, 1938.
• Enlisted 12 October 1942 in Army Air Corp, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Died 11 April 1994, Jensen Beach, FL. Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, West Palm Beach.

Albertson, Rickloff Leigh
• Born 10 January 1915 in Washington.
• Parents R. Leigh and Maud Albertson.
• Enlisted 15 February 1946 in US Army at Camp Blanding, FL., for Panama Canal Department.
• Died January 1962 in Palm Beach County.

Albertson, Robert E.
• Born 1923 in Washington.
• Parents - Leigh and Maud Albertson.
• Lived at 605 Avon Rd.
• 1938 Palm Beach High School Yearbook.
• Enlisted 4 April 1942, Morrison Field, West Palm Beach in US Army Air Corps.
• Died November 1978, West Palm Beach.

Albertson, W. R.
• Born 1924.
• Named in Palm Beach High School yearbook, 1944.

Alderman, James W.
• Born 16 May 1919, Okeechobee, FL.
• Parents - Enoch and Viola Alderman.
• Corporal, US Army Air Corp.
• Died of Non-Battle related causes, 12 February 1943 in Kansas.
• Buried at Sea.
• Monument in Fort Scott National Cemetery, KS.

Alken, E. A.

Allaire, Charles R.
• Born 5 May 1916, Red Bank, NJ.
• Lived at 856 - 31st Street, West Palm Beach.
• Married 7 October, 1942.
• Died 2 November 1977, New Bern,NC.

Allen, Clifford

Allen, Edward F.

Allen, Harvey Nelson
• Born 17 February 1915.
• Lived on Lake Shore Drive, West Palm Beach in 1940.
• Died 8 November 1977, Ft. Myers, FL.

Allen, Hovan O.
• Born 1916
• Lived at 618 - 51st Street

Allen, Logan M.

Allen, Jr., Samuel H.
• Born 13 September 1922 in Palm Beach County.
• Parents - Samuel H. Adams, Naomi Cook.
• Lived at 4 SE. 1st Street, Delray, FL.
• Died 20 July 1992.

Allen, W. A.

Allen, Walter Hackney
• Born 22 October 1926.
• Parents - Samuel and Naomi Allen.
• Lived at 4 S.E. 1st Street, Delray, FL.
• US Army Air Corp.

Allen, Wesley C.
• Born 1 June 1915.
• Lived at 30th and Dixie, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Staff Sergeant, US Army, Pearl Harbor in 1944.
• Died 5 November 1990, Delray Beach, FL.

Almond, C. Fred

Almond, Judson

Almond, Jr., Jule P.
• Inducted from Florida.
• Fireman Third Class, US Navy.
• Missing 8 May 1942.
• Monument Fort William McKinley, Manila, the Philipines.
• Awarded the Purple Heart.

Altan, Ellis E.

Altenoff, J. A.
• Coast Guard.

Ambrosine, Jack D.
• Born 1923 or 1924.
• Lived at 383 S. "K" Street, Lake Worth, FL.
• Parents - John And Vera Ambrosine.
• Spouse - Helen Faye Ambrosine.
• Enlisted - 16 July 1943, US Navy.
• Served on USS Frybarger, DE-705.
• Released on 19 December, 1945.
• Died 2 August 2008.
• Buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Lake City, FL.

Amerson, Buddy
• Born 20 August 1921 in Georgia.
• Living in Palm Beach County in 1945
• Enlisted in US Army on 23 October 1942 at Camp Blanding, FL.
• Wife - Gladys Halverson.
• Died 8 July 2002.
• Buried at Ft. McCoy Cemetery, Marion County, FL.

Amond, Jule Patterson

Amory, Charles Minton
• Born 10 February 1917, Boston, MA.
• Lived at 259 List Road, Palm Beach.
• Parents - Charles Minton Amory, Gladys Mildred Munn.
• Enlisted US Army Air Corp. 16 Jan 1941.
• Awarded Air Medal, Oak Cluster as a Second Lt. with 307th Bomb Group.
• Died 11 May 2002 in Palm Beach.

Amos, Edward H
• Born 7 February 1919.
• Lived 930 Edgewood Road, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted in US Army 28 April 1942 at Morrison Field, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died on 8 September 1957. Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, West Palm Beach, FL.

Anderson, Andrew J.
• Born 1918.
• Enlisted 28 November 1942, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Was a Private in US Army.
• Died a non-battle death, 20 May 1944.

Anderson, Jr., C. C.
• Born 21 November 1918.
• Died 2 November 1994.

Anderson, Carl O.
• Born 14 October 1920.
• US Navy, USS Aquila, AK - 47 in 1944.
• Died 7 June 1990, St. Johns County, FL.

Anderson, Charles Winton
• Born 7 August 1919, Bullock County, GA.
• Enlisted 20 September 1941, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Regular Army Air Corp.
• Died 4 December 1976, Plant City, FL.
• Burial - Boston, GA.

Anderson, Cornell
• Born 12 September 1919.
• Parents - Emile and Kathleen Anderson.
• Spouse - Elizabeth Wight.
• Lived at 2018 Ponce de Leon Ave., West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 6 May 1976 in West Palm Beach, FL.

Anderson, Curtis

Anderson, Einar R.
• Born 1915.
• Lived at 519 - 28th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Parents - Anders S. and Selma B. Anderson.
• Noted at Pensacola Naval Air Station in 1939.

Anderson, Harry N.
• Born 17 October 1919, Newberry, SC.
• Lived in West Palm Beach, FL.
• Parents - Paul Anderson and Sarah Strothed Pope.
• Picture on right from 1938 Palm Beach High School Yearbook.
• Graduated from Clemson University in 1942 and entered service.
• Lieutenant in US Army Air Corps, stationed in Bomber Group in Dyersburg, TN.
• Died 5 September 1943 in bomber crash in Tennessee.
• Buried in Rosemont Cemetery, Newberry, SC.

Anderson, Jr., MD, James Robert
• Born 15 September 1920, Chicago, IL.
• Graduated Northwestern University and Northwestern University Medical School.
• Entered US Army Medical Corps as a Captain.
• Chief of Surgery at Oliver General Hospital in Augusta, GA.
• General practice in West Palm Beach, FL.
• Wife Catherine in 1943.
• Died 24 May 1990 in West Palm Beach, FL.
• Buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Anderson, Jerald

Anderson, Joseph W.
• Born 2 November 1917.
• Lived at 16A - 3rd St., West Palm Beach.
• Mother - Katie Anderson.
• Enlisted 25 January 1941, US Army at Fort Blanding, FL.
• Obtained rank of Sergeant.
• Died 23 April 2003.
• Buried in Westview Community Cemetery, Pompano Beach, FL.

Anderson, Lavergne
• Born 1921.
• 1930 Employed as a farmer in Moore Haven, FL.

Anderson, Lloyd D.
• Born 17 January 1924, Moore Haven, FL.
• Parents - Berry and Marie Anderson.
• Enlisted in US Navy 1 April 1941.
• Served as Seaman 2nd Class - USS Heywood, USS Neville, USS McCawley.
• Died 31 December 1988.
• Buried Oak Grove Memorial Cemetery, Branford, FL.

Anderson, Lloyd O.
• Born 15 November, 1916.
• Residence Alachua, FL.
• Photo University of Florida Yearbook, 1938.
• Enlisted US Army, Camp Blanding, 29 August 1942.
• Spouse - Miriam.
• Died 21 January 2010, Orlando.
• Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, FL.

Anderson, Olettia P.

Anderson, Phillip D.
• Left Photo - Sophomore in Palm Beach High School, 1938.
• Right Photo - Palm Beach County Attorney - 1964.
• Born 8 January 1923, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Lived on South Dixie, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Parents - Frank and Mae Anderson.
• Enlisted in US Army, Field Artillery, 17 November 1942.
• Died 31 October 2010, Palm Beach County.

Anderson, Robert Wells
• Born 14 March 1925 - Savannah, GA.
• Parents - Robert and Ruth Eva.
• 1952 Marriage to Gwendolyn Marie Goldina.
• Died 9 July 2012, Luthersville, GA.

Anderson, Rynland V.

Anderson, Viking A.

Anderson, Willie Joe
• Born 2 September 1921.
• Lived at 532 SW Ave. B, Belle Glade, FL.
• Enlister 5 February 1943, Camp Blanding.

Angebaur, C.
• Coast Guard Training Reserve.

Angel, Albert Leslie
• Born 26 June 1922, Kentucky.
• Lived 1935 - 1940 in Pahokee, FL.
• Parents Leslie and Lydia Angel.
• Enlisted US Navy. Served on USS PC 1180, 1944-1945.
• Died 18 August 1997 in Alachua County.
• Buried in First Baptist Church Cemetery, Fort McCoy, Salt Springs, FL.

Angel, Ray Hammock
• Born 27 December 1924, Clewiston, FL.
• 1943 - Gunners Mate Third Class, US Marines.
• Stationed at Ordnance School and Repair Depot, Quantico, VA.
• Married Betty Louise Marsh - 1950.
• Died 15 September 2010, Frostproof, FL.
• Buried Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA.

Anthony, Clarke

Anthony, Emil B.

Anthony, Marvin P.
• Born 14 October 1919, Weaverville, NC.
• Lived in West Palm Beach, High School at Palm Beach High School.
• College at University of North Carolina.
• Enlisted in US Army, 18 June 1942 at Camp Blanding, FL.
• Served with 77th Infantry in Guam, Philipines, Okinawa and Occupation of Japan.
• Rank - Captain.
• Awarded 5 Battle Stars.
• Died 10 November 2002 in West Palm Beach, FL.
• Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Photo from obituary.

Applebaugh, Jr., Eugene

Appleton, Philip
• Born 8 April 1924.
• 1940 - Wildemere Road, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted US Army 6 April 1943, Released 10 March 1946.
• Died 10 June 1985.

Archer, J. C.
• Born 23 November 1921.
• Lived Arlington Road, West Palm Beach, FL.

Armstrong, Alvin H.
• Born 27 May 1920, Colorado.
• Lived at 477 Bacom Point Road, Pahokee, FL.
• Parents - Longo and Blanche Armstrong.
• Enlisted 16 May 1941, McDill Airfield, FL.
• Regular Army Air Corps.

Armstrong, Eugene H.
• Born 5 November 1916.
• Lived So. Military Trail, Palm Beach County.
• Worked as a roofer.
• Parents - Benjamin B. and Lou P. Armstrong.
• Enlisted 4 March 1941, Camp Blanding, FL. In US Army.
• Died 16 May 1991.

Armstrong, Harold C.
• Born 1912 in Ohio.
• Worked as a roofer.
• Enlisted 23 April 1941 at Ft. Barrancas, FL., in US Army.

Arnold, C. W.
• Coast Guard Training Reserve.

Arnold, Earl T.
• Born 28 July 1921, Richmond, NC.
• Lived in Palm Springs, FL.
• Photo – 30 May 1944 at Souix City Air Force Base, Sergeant Bluff, IA. Earl and his wife in 1944. Earl was returning to US Air Force Base following birth of his son Earl, Jr.
• Earl was Radio Operator and Machine Gunner, 328th Heavy Bomb Group, 16 July 1942 to 12 August 1948.
• Died 20 April 1998, West Palm Beach.
• Buried in Lake Worth Pinecrest Cemetery.

Arnold, Jr., James Y.
• Born 11 October 1924, Georgia.
• Lived at 237 Pendleton Ave., Palm Beach, FL.
• Founded Arnold Construction Co.
• Died 28 February 1977.

Arrants, Marvin E.
• Born 23 February 1921.
• Photo - Sophomore, Palm Beach High School, 1938.
• Served in US Navy.
• USS Murray DD 576, April 1943.
• USS Chevalier DD 805, 7 January 1945.

Arrington, Mae A.
• Born 1920, Pahokee FL.

Asenjo, Paul A.
• Born 12 March 1915.
• Lived at 701 - 37th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse - Ada M. Asenjo.
• Enlisted in US Navy 13 May 1942.
• Released from service 25 September 1945.
• Died 3 July 1978, West Palm Beach, FL.

Ashburner, Lionel
• Born 16 January 1910.
• Lived at 3305 Pinewood Ave and 226 Monroe Dr., West Palm Beach, FL.
• Worked as an Auto Mechanic.
• Spouse - Mary Davis.
• Died 16 July, 1993, West Palm Beach, FL.

Astholz, Jr., Albert F.
• Born 31 October 1918, Salt Lake City, UH.
• Parents - Albert and Mable Astholz.
• Lived 5100 Webster Ave, West Palm Beachm FL.
• Died 16 November 2003, Cook, NE.

Atkins, Edward P.
• Born 18 October 1917, Georgia.
• Parents - A. A. and Hara Atkins.
• Worked as a cook.
• Enlisted 21 May 1941, Camp Blanding, FL., US Army.

Atkins, R. Z.

Atkinson, Quincy

Auerbach, Max
• Born 8 March, 1918, Newport, RI.
• Parents - Samuel and Ida Auerbach.
• Lived 429 Sunset Road, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Photo - Marriage to Florence 9 June, 1946, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted 13 September 1941, Camp Blanding, US Army.
• Died 4 May 2004, Stuart, FL.
• Buried Forest Hill Memorial Park, Palm City, FL.

Austin, Bennett O.

Averbach, Abe

Awl, Alfred Henry

Ayers, Charles W.

Ayers, Crawford D.
• Born 12 March 1915, Athens, GA.
• Parents - William Lester and Paula Ayers.
• 1930 Residence - Riviera Beach, FL.
• 1940 Residence - 301-20th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted - 23 February 1941 to 4 September 1945.
• Active in National Guard until 1951.
• Died 27 February 2013, Jupiter, FL.

Ayers, Kenneth L.
• Born 21 May 1919, Athens, GA.
• Parents - William Lester and Paula Ayers.
• 1930 Residence - Flagler Ave., Riviera, FL.
• 1940 Residence - 301-20th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted in 1937 in West Palm Beach in the US Army and worked up the ranks to Major.
• Served in WWII and the Korean War.
• Led a company in the Battle of the Bulge and received many medals and Purple Hearts.
• Retired in 1960 and moved to Tallahassee, FL.
• Died 19 January 2010.
• Buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Tallahassee, FL.

Babcock, Elliott C.
• 1933 Residence - 916 So. Poinsettia, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1935 - Served in the US Army Reserve in West Palm Beach, FL.
• Advanced to the rank of Major.
• Served with the 52nd Infantry Regiment of the 51st Philippine Infantry Division.
• Died 10 January 1945 during transportation by ship from Olongapo to San Fernando, Philippine Islands as a Japanese POW.
• Awarded the Bronze Star medal.
• He is listed on a tablet at the Manila American Cemetery, Fort William McHenry, Philippine Islands.
• The US Army Reserve Training Center on Tuxedo Ave., West Palm Beach is named after Elliott Babcock.

Bacon, Evan M.
• Born 1916.
• Parents - Charles and Marian Bacon.
• 1920 Residence - Lake Worth.
• 1930 Residence - 537-37th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1940 Residence - Atlanta, Ga.
• Spouse - Margaret Bacon.

Bacon, Leelon L.
• Born 25 September 1918, Savannah, GA.
• Parents - Rudolf and Georgia Bacon.
• 1940 Residence - 319 Kenilworth, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1941 - Married Mildred, Divorced 1947.
• Enlisted US Army, Philippine Division, 3 September 1940, Jacksonville, FL.
• Died 22 December 1969, North Carolina.

Bacon, W. MacNaughton

Bailey, Howard

Bailey, John Nelson
• Born 6 October 1923, Ohio.
• Parents - Henry W. and Sadie Bailey.
• 1940 Residence - 326 Fordham Rd., Lake Worth, FL.
• Enlisted 29 December 1943, US Army Air Corps at Camp Blanding, FL..
• Served in Squadron H., US Army Air Corps.
• Died of non-battle causes, 18 July 1945.
• Interred in Pine Crest Cemetery, Lake Worth, FL.

Bailey, Peyton Keith
• Born 1923, Florida.
• Parents - Keith K. and Nell J. Bailey.
• 1930 Residence - 836 Upland Road, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 22 July 2013.

Bair, Cecil
• Born 11 April 1924, Miami, OH.
• Parents - Henry Clarence and Ethel B. Bair.
• 1940 Residence – Pahokee, FL.
• Enlisted 20 May 1941 in US Navy.
• Served at Naval Air Station, Alameda, California.
• Released from service, 22 April 1947.
• Served as Fire Chief in Belle Glade, FL.
• Died 15 January 1996 in Belle Glade, FL.
• Buried in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.

Baise, Robert J.

Baker, Charles

Baker, Edwin S.

Baker, James M.

Baker, Mitchell H.
• Born 21 September 1922.
• 1942 Residence - 4100 So. Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 21 December 2004.

Baker, Richard J.
• Born 2 January 1921,
• Parents - Grover C. and Georgia Knight Baker,
• 1940 Home - Delray Beach, FL.
• Died 9 July 1993.
• Buried in Hart Cemetery, Lemon Grove, FL.

Baker, Robert J.
• Born 8 January 1921.
• 1940 Residence - 901 Southdale Rd, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Army Air Corps.
• Died 6 May 1987.

Baker, Thomas O.

Baker, William C.
• Born 23 February 1925 – Pahokee, FL.
• Enlisted 3 September 1943, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Private US Army, 331 Infantry Regiment, 81st Division.
• Killed in Action 18 July 1944.
• Buried in Port Mayaca Cemetery, Canal Point, FL.

Balderman, James W.

Baldwin, David Selleck
• Born 17 June 1922, Norwalk, Connecticut.
• Lived in Boynton Beach and 223 Sunset Ave, Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 12 March 1989, Palm Beach County.

Baldwin, Ernest S.
• Born 7 December 1924.
• Served in US Army.
• Died 18 August 2004.
• Buried Delray Beach Cemetery, Delray Beach, FL.

Baldwin, Jr., James P.

Baldwin, Robert S.

Ball, Wilmer
• Born 3 May 1923 in Virginia.
• 1940 Residence - New Garden, VA.
• Served in US Navy.
• Died 19 January 1997 - Russell Memorial Cemetery, Lebannon, VA.

Ballentine, Ogden L.
• Born 6 October 1919.
• Parents - Leon L. and Louise Ballentine.
• Spouse - Ronelle Ballentine.
• Served in US Navy on board the USS Ard.
• Died 14 April 2000, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Buried Prosperity Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Bainbridge, Georgia.

Barbey, Jr., P.

Bardin, Benjamin
• Born 1919, Leona, FL.
• Parents - Robert and Vera Bardin.
• Lived in Canal Point, FL.
• Worked as a Ball Player.
• Enlisted 25 March 1941, Camp Blanding, FL., in US Army.

Bardin, Vann

Barenbrugge, Eugene P.
• Lived at 130 Rutland Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse – Dorothy.
• Served in US Navy stationed in Alaska.

Barger, Hal S.
• 1935 Residence - 329 Fern Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1941-1942 was a Private in Company "C" of the National Guard in West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 1954 - Dade County, FL.

Bario, Eugene H.

Barker, James Augustus
• Born 8 July 1925.
• Parents - Orrin Charles and Edna Pasco Barker.
• Served in US Navy.
• Died 1 February 2003, West Palm Beach, FL.

Barker, W. E.

Barnes, C. P.

Barnes, Cecil Lawson
• Born 1 October 1916.
• Died 29 May 1944 in Indonesia.
• Buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Deland, FL.

Barnes, Howard H.
• Enlisted US Army - Philippine Division, 9 October 1939 in Tennessee.

Barnes, Howell H
• Pinecrest Cemetery, Lake Worth, FL.

Barnes, Jack
• Born1924, Macon, GA.
• Served in US Navy on board the USS Indiana.

Barnes, Pat

Barnes, Paul

Barnes, Wallace Welton
• Born 1917, Georgia.
• 1940 Residence - Pahokee, FL.
• Worked as an Auto Mechanic.
• Enlisted 10 April 1941 in US Army at Camp Blanding, FL.

Barnes, William McMichael
• Left Photo - Bill Barnes (L) and Brother Jack Barnes (R), ca 1944-45.
• Born - 28 February 1921 – Macon, Georgia.
• Parents - John Wright and Mary Ella Barnes.
• Enlisted 19 April 1844 at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Ga., in the US Army Air Corps.
• Served in WWII and Korea.
• Spouse - Olive Barnes.
• In 1960 elected Chief of Police for West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 8 February 2009, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Buried Hillcrest Memorial Park, West Palm Beach, FL.

Barnett, Clyde Haygood Jr.
• Born 23 June 1916, Palm Beach, FL.
• Parents - Clyde Haygood Barnett and Zela Ramona Stoner.
• Married Janet E. Williams, 1941, Selma, AL.
• Graduated University of Florida, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.
• Enlisted 26 April 1941, McDill Field, Orange, FL., US Army Air Corps.
• Served as a pilot.
• Left service as a Captain, November 1944.
• Died 24 April 2002, Sterling, VA.

Barnett, John S.
• Born 1919, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Parents - Clyde Haygood Barnett and Zela Ramona Stoner.
• 1920 - Rodella St., West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1940 - 725 "I" Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted - 26 February 1943, Ft. McPherson, Atlanta, GA.

Barnett, John

Barnett, Roger
• Born 29 September 1924, Watson, Palm Beach County.
• Parents - Clyde Haygood Barnett and Zela Ramona Stoner.
• 1940 Residence - 725 S. "I" Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted in US Navy, 5-10-1952.
• Served on USS Baltimore.
• Died 15 October 2010, Simpsonville, SC.
• Buried in Graceland East Memorial Park, Simpsonville, SC.

Barnette, James B.
• Born 1921, Alabama
• 1940 Residence - 907 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1941 - 1942, Served in US Navy at Miami Naval Air Station.
• Died 23 October 1973.
• Buried in Arlington National Cemetery, VA.

Barr, Jr., Lyman E.
• Born 27 June 1917, So. Plainfield, NJ.
• Lived at 11635 Ficus Street, Lake Park, FL.
• Died 2 April 2002, West Palm Beach, FL.

Barrow, Raymond C.
• Born 12 March 1922.
• Died 8 December 1995.
• Buried Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Hogansville, GA.

Barrows, Martin M.
• 1942 - City Fireman, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse - Melby Barrows.

Barshell, Jr., Fred
• Teacher - West Palm Beach, FL.
• 333 Pembroke Pines, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse - Marine Barshell.
• Died 10 April 2007.

Barwick, Billie John

Barwick, Eugene Harrell
• Born 13 December 1923, Thomas, GA.
• Parents - Eugene Watson Barwick, Katherine Florence Harrell
Barwick.
• 1930 Residence - Canal Point, FL.
• Married 5 May 1944.
• Enlisted US Army 3 October 1942 at Cochrane Field, Macon, GA.
• Served in Company B, 264th Infantry Regiment, 66th Infantry Division, US Army.
• Died 24 December 1944.
• Missing in Action when ship, USS Leopoldville was torpedoed in the English Channel
• Awarded the Purple Heart
• Photo - Burial plot - Barnetts Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Ochlocknee, Thomas, GA.
• Memorial Cemetery - Tablets of the Missing Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

Bass, Oscar K.
• Enlisted US Army, 27 January 1940.
• Killed in Action.

Batchelor, Merrill R.
• Born 4 September 1916, Georgia.
• 1940 Residence - Pahokee, FL.
• US Naval Reserve.
• Seaman Second Class,
• Killed in action, 6 April 1945,
• Awarded Purple Heart,
• Monument - National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Batson, Stephen D.
• Born 15 May, 1919, District of Columbia.
• Parents - Daniel Corban Batson and Mary Batson.
• Residence 1930, 1935, 1940 - West Palm Beach, 3405 Greenwood Rd.
• Worked as Truck Driver.
• Enlisted 2 January 1941 in US Army Air Corps at McDill Field, FL.
• Rank of Technical Sergeant.
• 1969 - Married Francis Patterson.
• Died 24 November 1992, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Buried in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.

Batts, Olin D.

Baxter, Morris H.

Bayne, Morris Singleton
• Born 1912.
• Residence 1935 - 621-28th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Worked as Civil Engineer and Surveyor.
• US Navy Veteran of WWII.
• Died in St. Petersburg 21 January 1997.

Beach, Stafford Bacon
• 405 S. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach, FL.
• Wife – Catherine.
• Coast Guard Training Reserve.
• Died 27 October, 1990.
• Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, West Palm Beach, FL.

Beall, Egbert
• 4010 Washington Road, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse – Evelyn.

Bean, Charles W. Jr.
• Born 25 November 1925.
• 1940 Residence - 2369 Edgewater Dr., Cloud Lake, FL.
• Major, US Air Force.
• Died 30 March 2003.
• Buried Riverview Memorial Gardens, Valdosta, GA.

Bean, Charles W. Sr.
• Born January 1899, Knox, TN.
• 414 Palm Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Wife, Thelma.
• Died 1979, Key West, FL.

Beard, Clarence Edward
• Born 13 October 1916.
• Enlisted 6 June 1941, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Sergeant, US Army.
• Died 27 September 2004.
• Buried Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.

Beasley, Charles E.
• Born 1915, Georgia.
• Enlisted 28 July 1941, Morrison Field, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Army Air Corps.

Beasley, Oscar

Beatty, Edward Thomas
• Born 19 July 1916, Illinois.
• 1940 Residence - 2527 S. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse - Ann Perchaz – 1945.
• Died 24 September 2008.
• Buried in Buckhorn Cemetery, Gulf, FL.

Beaty, Curtis
• Born 1924.
• Parents - Thomas C. and Sally Beaty.
• 1930 Residence - 109 N. "P" Street, Lake Worth, FL.

Beauchamp, Charles W.
• Born 1917.
• Parents - Charles and Elizabeth Beauchamp.
• 1940 Residence - 631-39th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse - Mattie.
• Enlisted 8 August 1941, Camp Blanding, FL.

Bechtel, Jack T.
• Born 13 September 1920, Iowa.
• Parents - Herman and Alleta Bechtel.
• 1940 Address - 316 Fordham Rd., Lake Worth, FL.
• Became an M.D., moved to Melbourne, Fl.
• Died 13 April 2006.
• Buried in Holy Trinity Church Memorial Garden, Melbourne, FL.

Bechtel, Robert L.
• Born 18 March 1922, Iowa.
• Parents - Herman and Alleta Bechtel.
• 1940 Address - 316 Fordham Dr., Lake Worth, FL.
• US Army Air Corps - Radio Operator.
• Married Etta Bridgeman, 1944.
• Died 25 May 2013.
• Interred South Florida National Cemetery, Lake Worth, FL.

Beck, Thomas T.

Beechwood, Paul D.

Beeman, Charles E.
• Born 1 August 1922, Mississippi.
• Enlisted 5 February 1941, Ft. McPherson, GA.
• Coast Artillery Corps, Hawaiian Department.
• Spouse - Lola W. Beeman.
• Died 21 November 1991, Everett, Washington.

Beesley, Charles R.
• Born 11 September 1922.
• 1941 Address - 319 Seminole Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Occupation – Plumber.
• Died October 1965.

Beesley, Frederick L.
• Born 2 July 1915.
• 1941 Address - 319 Seminole Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL.
• Occupation - Electrician,
• Enlisted 4 December 1942, US Navy,
• Released 24 September 1945,
• Died 16 May 2010,

Belcher, Titus Louis
• Born 1 November 1916, Alabama.
• Parents - Aubrey Jackson Belcher and Mary Lou Marsh.
• 1940 Residence - Pahokee, FL.
• Enlisted 27 February 1941 - Camp Blanding, FL.
• US Army; served in Europe.
• Married Mildred Hendrix 1944.
• Died 3 April 1994, Eufaula, AL.
• Interred in United Methodist Church Cemetery, Eufaula, AL.

Belk, Jimmie Hughes
• Born 7 November 1918.
• 1940 Residence - Okeechobee, FL.
• Enlisted 4 November 1942 in Salt Lake City, UT.
• US Army Coast Artillery Corp.
• Technician, 4th Grade.
• Died 17 April 1990, Okeechobee, FL.
• Interred in Evergreen Cemetery, Okeechobee, FL.

Bell, Jr., B. William

Bell, Benton

Belle, Lawrence H.
• Born 1925, Florida.
• Parents - Lawrence W. Belle and Mabel M. Belle.
• 1940 Residence - 717-53rd Street, West Palm Beach, FL.

Belle, Leslie B.

Belyeu, Osburne Murcle
• Born 16 July 1920, Dothan, AL.
• Parents - Daniel Wesley Belyeu and Lata Belyeu
• 1940 Residence - Pahokee, FL.
• Enlisted 23 October 1942, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Married Emma Lou, August 1999.
• Died 27 December 2001, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
• Buried Fred Hunter's Hollywood Memorial Gardens East, Hollywood, FL..

Belyeu, Radford
• Born 18 March 1914, Dothan, AL.
• Parents - Daniel Wesley Belyeu and Lata Belyeu.
• Residence 1940 - Pahokee, FL.
• Enlisted 12 July 1940, Key West, FL.
• US Army Quartermaster Corps, Philippine Department.
• 1942 Married Dolly Margaret Charlow.
• Died 20 June 1956 in North Korea.
• Buried in Key West, FL.

Bemaio, A. C.

Bender, Guy Durrell
• Born 7 July 1922, Minnesota.
• Parents - Guy and Ruby Bender.
• Residence 1925 - West Palm Beach, FL.
• Residence 1930 - Boca Raton, FL.
• Enlisted in US Army Air Corps 23 February 1943 in Miami Beach, FL.
• Buried Orchard Mesa Cemetery, Grand Junction, CO.

Benjamin, Osgood
• Residence - Lake Worth, FL.

Bennett, Charles M.
• Born 20 March 1923, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1940 Residence - 621 ”P" Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted in US Army 29 December 1943, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Died 12 December 2001.
• Buried Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, West Palm Beach, FL.

Bennett, Daniel E.

Bennett, George R.
• Born 8 February 1925.
• Enlisted 23 April 1943, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Died 27 April 2008
• Interred South Florida National Cemetery, Lake Worth, FL.

Bennett, Julian R.
• Born 1923, Florida.
• 1940 Residence - 1020 Charlotte Ave., West Palm Beach, FL.

Bennett, Morris Ewing
• Born 26 October 1924, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Parents - Norman Kelley and Emma Estelle Bennett.
• 1940 Residence - 621 "P" Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted US Army, 4 March 1943, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Died 12 February 2005, West Palm Beach, FL.

Bennington, Basil C.
• Born 3 October 1916, Palm Beach, FL.
• Parents - Clyde and Marion Bennington.
• Enlisted - 22 January 1946 - US Navy.
• Released - 3 May 1954.
• Died 4 September 1986, Long Beach, CA.
• Interred - Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA.

Bennington, Harold B.
• 1942 Residence - 610 El Prado Way, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse – Betty.
• Civil Engineer.
• Died August 1966, Palm Beach County.

Bensel, Edmund T.
• 1942 Residence - 527 - 36th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse – Lucy.
• US Navy.

Bensel, Robert F.
• Born 1922, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Parents - Edmund and Lucy Bensel
• 1940 Residence - 521- 36th Street.
• Enlisted 25 November 1940, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Private First Class 502nd Parachute Infantry, 101st Airborne Division.
• Died of Non-Battle causes, 3 September 1944.
• Buried in Cambridge, England.

Bensel, Theodore F.
• Born 10 February 1917, Jacksonville, FL.
• Parents - George F. and Ernestine Bensel.
• 1940 Residence - 327 Nathan Hale Rd., West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1940 - Worked at B.D.Cole Insurance.
• Married Lois Eugenia 14 July 1941.
• Enlisted US Army, 31 December 1942, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Technical Sergeant.
• Died 26 August 2000, Palm Beach County.
• Interred Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Benson, Raymond M.
• Born 27 April 1919.
• 2013 - 6th Ct. South, Lake Worth, FL.
• Died 5 December 1995, Palm Beach County.

Berkley, Jr., Arthur E.
• Born 25 May 1919, Canton, OH.
• 1940 - 523 Gardenia Ave, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Salesman.
• 1940 Married Elsie Young.
• Enlisted 29 April 1942, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Died 26 September 2003, Jupiter, FL.

Bermer, Frank F.

Bernet, Austin O.

Bernet, Julian R.

Berry, Marvin
• Born 1915.
• 1940 Residence - Pahokee, FL.
• Assistant Funeral Director.
• Enlisted 14 November 1942, Camp Blanding, FL.

Berryian, Prince

Besner, Frank

Best, Paul A.
• Born 13 April 1925.
• 631 Iris Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Clerk.
• Died 16 March 1984, West Pam Beach, FL.

Best, Samuel R.
• Born 19 March 1915.
• 1940 Residence - 8001 Arlington Place, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 25 June 2000, Port St. Lucie, FL.

Best, Vernon
• Born 10 April 1920, Chicago.
• Enlisted in US Navy, 20 January 1945.
• Released from service 4 January 1946.
• Died 5 January 1980, West Palm Beach, FL.

Betschick, Edward A.

Betschick, Gilbert V.
• 1942 - 220 Seminole Ave., West Palm Beach, FL.
• Real Estate.
• 1945 - Spouse Marion Louise.
• 1955 - US Air Force 627 Cocoanut Ave., Sarasota, FL.

Betts, Floyd A.
• Born 24 November 1921, Sarasota, FL.
• Parents - Joseph M. and Mellivinia Julia Betts.
• 319 Eucalyptus Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Married 20 December 1941, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 5 January 1999, Lake Worth, FL.
• Interred Myakka Cemetery, Sarasota County, FL.

Betzner, L.C.
• Coast Guard Training Reserve.

Bieger, George
• 1937 Married Mary E. Simmons.
• 1940 Lived on West Center Road, Jupiter, FL.
• 1946 Divorced Mary E. Simmons Bieger.
• 1946 Married Florence Irene Post.

Bigler, Charles E.
• Born 12 July 1924.
• Residence 1930-1945, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Commander, US Navy, World War II. Served in Korea and Vietnam.
• Spouse - Beatrice Ola Rains.
• 1993 - Plant City, FL.
• Died 25 December 2003, Tampa, FL.
• Interred 18 February 2004, Arlington National Cemetery.

Biles, Jr., James Levi
• Born 29 July 1918, Dalton, GA.
• Parents - James Levi Biles and Ethel Carolyn Thomas.
• 1935 - 333 Fern Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1940 - 615 Rockland Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1948 - 510 Florida Avenue, West Palm Beach - in US Army.
• Enlisted in US Army Air Corps - 23 July 1941 at Morrison Field, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 29 June 1995, Santa Barbara, CA.

Billings, Benjamin J.
• Born 28 February 1918, Palm Beach County.
• Parents - Orlo James Billings and Julia Evelyn White.
• !940 - Delray Beach, FL.
• 1951 - 322 NE 1st Ave, Delray Beach, FL.
• Spouse - Anne B. Billings.
• First LT., US Army Air Corps.
• Served in South Pacific.
• Died 30 July 1999, Spartenburg, SC., Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

Binkert, Roland J.
• Born 1905, District of Columbia.
• Enlisted in US Army, 25 June 1942, Camp Blanding, FL.
• 1948 Residence - 319 North "O" Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1955 - Married Teresa A. Murtagh.

Bird, Jasper S.
• 1942 Residence - 413 Hampton Rd., West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1948 Residence - 511 Georgia Ave., West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse - Ida R. Bird.

Bird, Jr. Lewis E.

Bird, Norris W.
• Born 23 August 1921, Illinois.
• Parents - Roland and Clara Bird.
• 1940 Residence - 404-4th Street, Delray Beach, FL.
• Enlisted US Army 27 January 1942.
• Served as a Major in WW II.
• Married Phyllis W. in 1946, divorced in 1964.
• 1955 Residence - 803 NW. 7th Ave. Delray Beach, FL.
• Died 9 December 2001, Avon Park, FL.
• Interred Bay Pines National Cemetery, Bay Pines, FL, 16 January 2002.

Bird, Ralph
• Born 3 March 1923, Chicago, IL.
• Parents - Rowland Greenwood and Clara Marie Bird.
• 1940 Residence - 404 - 4th Street SE, Delray Beach, FL.
• Died 17 March 1998, Avon Park, FL.
• Interred Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Avon Park, FL.

Birdsall, Jr., John H.
• Born 1915, Oregon.
• Parents - John and Caroline Birdsall.
• 1930 - 2425 South Poinsettia, West Palm Beach, FL.
• 1940 - Escambia, FL.
• Graduated as Engineer from Auburn University.
• 1948 - Andrews Rd, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse - 1936 Jennie Dodge.

Birdsall, Robert J.
• Born 27 August 1923, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Parents - John and Caroline Birdsall.
• !930 and 1940 - 2425 South Poinsettia, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse - Betty Birdsall.
• Served in US Army, European Theater, WWII.
• 1984- Palm Springs, FL.
• 1993 - Ocala, FL.
• Died 23 July 2007, Ocala, FL.

Birk, Hubert Earnest

Bishop, Rufus M.
• Born 24 July 1920.
• 640 Park Ave., Lake Park, FL.

Blackburn, Jr., Benham F

Blackwell, Raymond R.
• Born 1916 Tennessee.

Blair, Earl F.
• Born 28 November 1918(7), Florida.
• Spouse – Lillian.
• Enlisted 2 March 1943, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Was a guard on the grounds of the FDR Home, Hyde Park, New York.
• Died 14 August 1998, Jacksonville, FL.

Blakely, James Davis
• Born 19 July 1923.
• Parents - Samuel J. and Melvina Blakely.
• Kelsey City, Palm Beach County.
• US Navy.
• Married 30 January 1944.
• Died 19 June 1993, West Palm Beach, FL.

Blakely, William S.
• Born 1917, Massachusetts.
• Parents - Samuel and Melvina Blakely.
• Kelsey City, Palm Beach County.
• 1937 - Married Buna Spangler.

Blakeney, James Billy
• Born 21 April 1921, Mississippi.
• Parents - Zach L. and Eva Mary Yelverton.
• Enlisted 23 October 1942, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Died 01 April 1969, Palm Beach County.

Blandford, Robert L.
• Born 1923.
• Parents - F.W and Helen C. Blandford.
• 1930 - 1000 North Olive, West Palm Beach, FL.

Blank, Ralph J.
• Born 2 April 1922, Lake City, FL.
• Enlisted US Army, 25 June 1942 to 30 December 1945.
• Served as a State Senator.
• Died - 14 December 1988, West Palm Beach, FL.

Bleech, Otto Ross
• Born 23 October 1923, St. Cloud, FL.
• In WWll advanced to LT- junior grade.
• Saw action while serving as pilot of a Navy Torpedo Plane on the aircraft carrier USS Essex in the Philippines.
• The Navy Cross was awarded posthumously for heroism while serving as a pilot of a Navy torpedo plane in Torpedo Squadron Fifteen of the USS Essex in action against the Japanese Fleet in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, 24 October 1944.
• The Distinguished Flying Cross was awarded for heroism while flying a torpedo plane from the USS Essex in an attack on a large convoy in the Mariana Islands and sinking a Japanese merchant vessel, 12 June 1944.
• Awarded three air medals.
• Awarded Presidential Unit Citation.
• Killed in action in the Philippines, 10 August 1945.
• Buried Mount Peace Cemetery, St. Cloud, FL.

Block, W. E.

Blythe, William
• Coast Guard Reserve.

Boatwright, Earl William
• Born 26 April 1923, Florida.
• Parents - Forest Clyde and Effie Marie Boatwright.
• 1940 - 1231 Roebuck Court, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted in US Army Air Corp 5 June 1941, Morrison Field, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Married Lois, 7 February 1951.
• Died 28 January 2002, Prosperity, SC.

Boatwright, James S.
• Born 25 May 1919, Georgia.
• Parents - James Louis and Willie Lee Boatwright.
• Enlisted US Army, 23 May 1944, Fort McPherson, Atlanta, GA.
• Spouse – Hazel.
• 2740 Cherokee Ave., West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 8 October 1999, Tarrytown, GA.

Boe, Hugo
• City Commissioner of Pahokee, FL, for nineteen years.
• Married to Beula Pearl.
• Died October 1962.

Bolen, Clara W.
• Born 15 February 1921, West Virginia.
• Enlisted in Women's Army Corps, 9 September 1943 in Miami, FL.
• Died 14 July 2002 in Phoenix, AZ.

Boone, Daniel M.
• Born 10 September 1923 in Miami, FL.
• 1940 Residence - 4500 Garden Ave. West Palm Beach, FL.
• Spouse - Anna Fackler.
• Enlisted in the Army Air Corps 31 January 1943 in Miami Beach, FL.
• Died May 1987, Live Oak, FL.

Boone, Edward D.
• Born 1925 in Florida.
• Enlisted in Panama Canal Department 21 January 1946.
• Spouse - Rose Boone.

Booth, Neal E.
• Born 18 September 1919, Connecticut.
• Parents - Stanley K. Booth and Ona Crawford Booth.
• 1940 Residence - 737 Talladega Road, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted 6 August 1941, Camp Blanding, FL.
• Died 4 January 1988, West Palm Beach, FL.

Booth, Stanley K.
• Born 14 March 1918, Connecticut.
• Parents - Stanley K. Booth and Ona Crawford Booth.
• 1940 Residence - 737 Talladega Road, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted in US Army, 21October 1941, San Francisco, CA.
• Died 5 May 1988, West Palm Beach, FL.

Boothe, W. F.

Boothe, William

Boozer, Vale T.
• Born 29 November 1920.
• Enlisted US Army, 18 June 1942, Camp Blanding, FL., Private First Class.
• Spouse - June Howe.
• 1942 Residence - 321 - 11th Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died 25 October 2003, Hendersonville, NC.
• Buried Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Black Mountain, NC.

Bordeaux, James Wilson
• Born 19 September 1920, Georgia.
• Parents - Jesse Highsmith Bordeaux and Eleanor Jane Pratt.
• 1940 Address - Lake Shore Drive, Palm Beach County.
• Enlisted US Navy, 12 October 1940.
• USS Lassen, 30 September 1941.
• USS Mercury, 31 July 1942.
• USS LCI L 821, 1 June 1946.
• Died 9 September 1971.

Borden, Curtis R.
• Born 3 August 1927.
• 1944 - 16 S. "K" Street, Lake Worth, FL.
• Spouse - Agnes Borden.

Borman, William J.
• Spouse - Jane C Borman, Divorced 1951, Palm Beach County.
• Coast Guard Reserve.
• 1947 - 207 Oleander Ave, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Died - May 1958.

Both, John Patrick

Bouffleur, George
• Born 1920, Pennsylvania.
• 1930 address, 628 42nd Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
• Enlisted US Army 17 October 1941, Camp Blanding, FL.
• PFC 158th Infantry Regiment.
• KIA - 24 January 1945.
• Awarded Purple Heart, Silver Medal.
• Buried in Manila Cemetery, Fort William McKinley, the Philippines.

Boukat, Robert Lett
•    Born 16 August 1918, Pennsylvania.
•    Mother - Blanch Baukat.
•    1940 Residence - 321 Avonia Street, West Palm Beach, FL.
•    Spouse – Aleanor.
•    Served in US Marines from 1941 to 1958.
•    Paris Island, Jacksonville, Quantico, San Diego, CA.
•    Died 23 September 1996, San Diego, California, CA. 

Boyd, Jacob Murphee (1899-1985)
Boyd, a veteran of World War I, and an avid aviator, was involved with the design and construction of the Lantana, Pahokee, and Morrison Field airports. He served in the Florida Defense Force, Civil Air Patrol, and the US Navy in the Engineer Corps known as the Seabees. Capt. Boyd received the Legion of Merit Medal and participated in campaigns in the Aleutians and the Philippines.

Brown, Richard
Brown, a West Palm Beach native married Mary (May) Holmes in November 1943 in Belfast, Ireland. Considered 4-F by the military, Richard, whose family owned Brown’s Moving and Storage, knew how to drive trucks. As a civilian working for a special unit, he served the war effort by delivering goods in Belfast, Ireland, where he met May. After the war, they returned to WPB where they raised four children.

Carves, John (1921-1943)
A Florida native, Carves joined the Army Air Corps and earned his wings in June 1943. Sent to New Guinea as a B-25 pilot with the 71st Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, 2nd Lt. John Carves was shot and killed by a tracer bullet during a bombing mission on December 20, 1943. He received the Purple Heart and the Silver Star posthumously.

Chillingworth, Curtis E. (1896-1955)
In 1917 Chillingworth graduated from University of Florida and was admitted to practice law in the courts of Florida, the Federal District Courts, and the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Chillingworth enlisted with the Navy in November 1917. He served at Key West; Annapolis, Maryland; and he was assigned convoy duty in the Atlantic on the USS Minneapolis. Chillingworth was commissioned as an ensign in 1918, and served until July 1919. After the war, he was elected as a county judge and elected as the youngest circuit judge in Florida. In 1942 Chillingworth returned to active duty in the Navy as a lieutenant commander. He served at Jacksonville Naval Air Station, England, and Hawaii. He left active duty in November 1945 and was awarded a citation for his service and resumed his position in the circuit court. He and his wife, Marjorie, disappeared on the night of June 15, 1955. Five years later, authorities were able to prove the Chillingworths had been victims of a murder conspiracy.

Cornelius, Cecil “Zeke” (1902-1976)
Cornelius, a Palm Beach County Commissioner, enticed the US government to lease Morrison Field for military use. Using local contractors and workers, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) enlarged Morrison Field’s runways and constructed numerous airplane hangars, barracks, and administration buildings, turning the majority of the county’s airport into an Army Air Field. Zeke owned Cornelius Insurance Agency and, in his spare time, volunteered as a pilot in the First Air Squadron, Florida Defense Force, transferring to the Civil Air Patrol when activated in March 1942. Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Air Force in July 1943, he was stationed at Morrison Field, where he helped brief transient airplane crews about the hazards of the route they were about to follow on their way to war. After the war, Zeke returned to his insurance company which he expanded, adding partners Richard S. Johnson and William C. Clark, forming Cornelius, Johnson, and Clark, the county’s largest independent insurance agency.

Cunningham, Briggs S. Jr. (1907-2003)
A legendary American sportsman, Cunningham was an America's Cup yachtsman, aviator, and auto racer who nearly won the Le Mans 24-hour race in the 1950s. He fielded and self-funded a private team running a series of unique, Chrysler hemi-powered sports cars built in West Palm Beach, Florida, called Cunninghams. Briggs served in Coastal Patrol Base 3, Civil Air Patrol, hunting German U-boats off Florida’s East Coast.

Derrick, C. Jennings (1907-2000)
Former chief of pediatrics at Good Samaritan Hospital Derrick practiced medicine in West Palm Beach for more than 40 years. During WWII he served with a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in the Pacific Theater and received the Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters and the Purple Heart. After the war, he returned to pediatrics caring for 50,000 children, including several Kennedy children, during his career.

Donahue, James P. Jr, (1915-1966)
Heir to the Woolworth fortune, Donahue lived in both New York and Palm Beach. At the beginning of World War II, Donahue served with the 1st Air Squadron, Florida Defense Force and with the Civil Air Patrol’s Coastal Patrol 3 until he was inducted into the military in 1944. Donahue received the Air Medal in 1948 for serving in the CAP.

 

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