Veteran Heroes

Private Lee Harold Derryberry

United States Army

World War II, Europe

Killed In Action: November 29, 1944

After deploying overseas in 1943, Private Lee Harold Derryberry (January 22, 1922 – November 29, 1944) was in the 1st Cavalry Division when it engaged in heavy fighting across the rugged mountainous terrain of Leyte Island […]

By |August 2nd, 2019|Veteran Heroes|

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Private Forrest Truman Gunstream

United States Army

World War II, Europe

Wounded in Action: June 6, 1944

Private Forrest Truman Gunstream (February 1, 1919 – February 17, 1975) was the son of Ernest and Romie Gunstream of Frisco and served in the United States Army during World War II.  He was the grandson of A. J. Gunstream, known as the first […]

By |November 3rd, 2019|Veteran Heroes|

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Private First Class Sidney Gordon Duncan

United States Army

World War II, Pacific

Killed In Action: April 28, 1945

Private Sidney Gordon Duncan Jr. (August 31, 1920 – April 28, 1945) was a 24-year-old medic when he was killed during the Battle of Okinawa, one of the largest and bloodiest American battles of the war. It […]

By |August 2nd, 2019|Veteran Heroes|

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Lieutenant Colonel Harry Norman Duncan

United States Army

World War II, Pacific

Wounded In Action:
August 5, 1945

Lieutenant Colonel Harry Norman Duncan (March 26, 1917 – June 8, 1998) was commissioned an Army officer after graduating from Texas A&M in 1938.  As part of a distinguished career, he was wounded during fighting in the […]

By |October 22nd, 2019|Veteran Heroes|

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Corporal Kenneth Jack Hill

United States Army

Korea

Killed In Action: December 23, 1950

Corporal Kenneth Jack Hill (July 19, 1932 – December 23, 1950) was killed in action while assigned to the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division during combat operations fighting the Chinese communist and North Korean forces near the Imjin River in South Korea. He […]

By |August 2nd, 2019|Veteran Heroes|

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