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The Delta County, Texas Heros that Served Our Country

Delta County may be small geographically, but it has more than made up for its size with brave people that were willing to serve and give their lives for their country.  According to Franklin Jarrell, during World War II, over 1,100 people served in the military.
We encourage our Delta County family researchers to share additional information about the soldiers in their families that served during the Wars.  Photographs and stories are welcomed.
Cagle, Clifford — World War I — Pvt. 1st class Clifford Cagle, son of John A. Cagle; R.F.D., Horton, Delta County, Texas — Cited for bravery in New York Times, 29 June 1918 on page 4 in article, "Pershing Reports Cases of Bravery."

Sumer, Durward F.Major Durward F. Sumer; World War II Army Air Corp.

Young, RichardPrivate Richard Young of World War I; 3rd Trench Mortar Battalion, C.A.C.
1890 Federal Census of Union Soldiers of Delta County (temporarily unavailable).

"The Fighting Men of Delta County" Scrapbook Index.
    — A great resource of newspaper articles & photographs of the WWII Veterans.
    — The scrapbook is available at The Delta County Library.  Please direct your request to the Library.

The Honorable Discharge Records Volumes 1 & 2 Index.
    — The Honorable Discharge record is available at The Delta County Courthouse.
    — Contact Dewey K. Marsh for the Marsh Family Members that Served in the Military.

Veterans Record (added 24 April 2008 - work in progress)
    — The Veterans Record Book contains information on the Delta County servicemen that lost their lives during World War II - Vietnam.   To be found are newspaper clippings, photographs & military history on each of the deceased servicemen.  The book is available at The Delta County Courthouse.

World War I List of the Dead
    — A partial list complied by Franklin Jarrell.

World War II Army Enlistee List
    — The National Archives and Records Administration Database List

World War II Army Reserve Corps Records List
    — The National Archives and Records Administration Database List
Memorial of the Delta County Texas Veterans (Photo of one side of the memorial).
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