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Purple Hearts

    Frisco is a Purple Heart City, and August 7 is National Purple Heart Day. The Purple Heart medal dates back to the earliest days of George Washington and our new nation’s Army but was not used much between the early 1800s and the early 1930s. The […]

Private James F. Sparkman

United States Army

World War I, Europe

Killed In Action: February 5, 1918

Private James F. Sparkman (September 9, 1881 – February 5, 1918), U.S. Army, was headed to England in 1918 to join the fighting underway during the Great War. He was 26 years old when […]

Private Elmer Eslick Parks

United States Army

World War I

Wounded in Action:  1918, Exact Date Unknown

Elmer Eslick Parks (July 22, 1888 – May 12, 1943), like his brother Frank Parks, also served in the United States Army during World War I. Both were nephews of the Wagoner Family with whom they lived on Maple Street in Frisco before their […]

Corporal Franklin Harvey Chandler, Sr.

 

United States Army

World War I

Wounded in Action:  1918, Exact Date Unknown

Corporal Franklin H. Chandler (March 2, 1888 – April 25, 1955) served with the 59th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division during World War I and was wounded in Europe in 1918.  We do not yet have the exact date he was wounded, but he was […]

By |January 27th, 2020|Veteran Heroes|

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Private First Class Grover Ellis Turner

 

United States Army

World War I

Wounded in Action:  Date Unknown

Private First Class Grover Ellis Turner (July 26, 1891 – May 27, 1952) was the son of George and Amanda Turner of Frisco and served in the United State Army during World War I from September 17, 1917 to March 18, 1919.  He was a part […]

By |November 3rd, 2019|Veteran Heroes|

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