The Men and Women of Hamilton County, Texas in WWII: Embrey – Fallis

Sgt. Embrey, Ambrose Robert Jr (38639209). Born 5 Jun 1926 at Hamilton, TX. Son of Ambrose R. and Embrey. Graduate of Hamilton High School. Entered Army 18 Dec 1944. Trained at Camp Fannin. Served at Fort Sam Houston, Luzon and Japan. Awards include the Asiatic–Pacific Campaign Medal , and the Philippine Liberation Medal with one battle star. Three of his sisters served during WWII; 1st Lt. Susan E. Bone ANC, 1st Lt. Winfred Embrey ANC, and Nila Jane Embrey WAVE.

Tech/5. Emmett, Robert Addis. Born 14 May 1926 at Hamilton, TX. Son of Euna (Kee) and Thomas Addis “Add” Emmett, Jr Emmett. Graduate of Hamilton High School. Entered Army 23 Feb 1945. Trained at Ft. Lewis, WA., camp Crowder, MO. and Camp Beale, CA. Served at Fort Sam Houston (typist, Medical Corps), the Philippines and Korea. Departed for overseas on 27 Aug 1945. Left Korea and sailed to the States on the USS Milford Victory. Awards include the Asiatic–Pacific Campaign Medal , and WWII Victory Medal. Later became a First Lieutenant in the Army. Discharged 22 Dec 1946. Died 27 Mar 1997. Buried at the Bryan City Cemetery, Bryan, TX.

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Cpl. Endebrock, Leo Alvin (365856). Born 29 Aug 1919. Son of William Henry and Endebrock. Graduated from Aleman High School. Entered Marines 23 Jan 1942. Trained at San Diego. Served on Guadalcanal and Tarawa. Awards include the Asiatic Pacific Campaign with two battle stars, WWII Victory, and Good Conduct. Medals, Presidential Unit Citation, Expert Rifle Badge. Discharged 22 Jan 1946. Died 21 Mar 1994 at Clifton, TX.

Tech/Sgt. Enger, Hans Christian (18063773). Born 19 Nov 1919 at Cranfills Gap, TX. Son of Clara (Nelson) and August Enger. Married Virginia George Monahans. Graduated from Granfills Gap High School. Entered Army Air Corps 29 Nov 1941. Trained at Keesler Field. MS., Baltimore, MD. and Fairfield, OH. Served in Europe. Awards include Good Conduct, WWII Victory Medals. Discharged 1945. Died 6 Jun 1982 at Big Spring, TX.

Sgt. Eskridge, Edmond Wesley (38228160). Born 30 May 1900. Son of Caroline Lucindia (Adams) and John A Eskridge of Ireland, Texas. Attended Ballinger High School. Entered Army 9 Sep 1942. Trained at Camp Barkeley, Ft. Bliss, Walla-Walla, WA. Served in USA. Discharge 14 Jun 1945. Died 5 Dec 1976.

SF 2nd Class. Eubank, James Taylor Jr. 12 Jun 1910 at Kemp, TX. Son James T. Sr. and Maud Ethel “Clady” Eubank. Married to Armond Raby Manning of Hamilton on 21 Nov 1936. Attended Hamilton High School. Entered Navy 1942. Trained at Davisville, RI. Served in New Caledonia, Guadalcanal, New Georgia, Bougainville, Green Island and Okinawa. Discharged 1945. Died 2 Apr 1996 at Granbury, TX. Buried at the Holly Hills Memorial Park.

AM 3rd Class. Evans, Lemuel Elmo (6170385). Born 10 Mar 1914 in Ireland, TX. Son of Lemuel “Lem” Lee and Althea (Bunnell) Evans. Married Mozelle Fern Bollier. Attended Ireland High School. Entered Navy 25 Jul 1942. Trained at San Diego. Served in Kaneohe Bay, Territory of HI. Awards include Awards include the Asiatic Pacific Campaign and WWII Victory Medals. Discharged 24 Sep 1945. Died 31 Jan 1981 at Fort Worth, TX. Buried at the Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Evans, Samuel Wilson (39728494). Born 5 Apr 1918. Son of Lemuel “Lem” Lee and Althea (Bunnell) Evans. Married Jesse Lee White. Attended Hamilton High School. Entered Army 16 Sep 1944. Trained at Camp Roberts. CA. Served in Leyte, and Okinawa. Awards include the Purple Heart, Asiatic Pacific Campaign, WWII Victory Medals. Wounded on Okinawa. Discharge 7 Feb 1946. Died 27 Dec 1975 in Shasta, CA.

Pfc. Fabianke, Bennie Adolph (38636460). Born 16 Dec 1923 in Rosebud, TX. Son of Ernest Fabianke. Graduated from West Point High School. Entered Army 16 Oct 1944. Trained at Camp Fannin, TX. Served in Luzon and Korea. Awards include the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with two battle stars, Good Conduct Medal and the Combat Infantry Badge. Discharged 5 Nov 1946. Died 4 Nov 1997.

Pfc. Fallis, Franklin Clay (38101546). Born 15 Jan 1905 in Clifton, TX Son of Ada Rebecca (Snell) and Jasper Newton Fallis Jr. Married to Jewell Gertrude Shelton of Hico, TX. Graduated from Clifton High school. Entered AAC 28 Feb 1942. Trained at Ft. Bliss, Sheppard Field and San Diego. Served in the USA. Transferred to the Reserve Corps 5 Jul 1943. Died 09 Oct 1986 in Ft Worth, TX. Clifton High 1925