|Birth: ||Jun. 15, 1918|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 1943|
THE PARIS NEWS, PARIS, TEXAS, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 1, 1943, PAGE THREE
A.C. ATWOOD DIES IN NORTH AFRICA
Cpl. Arthur C. Atwood, a member of Paris' 111th Medical Regiment, has died in a North Africa hospital of wounds received in action, according to a notice received from the War Department by his wife and parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Atwood, 503 Graham.
Last word received from Cpl. Atwood was a letter dictated Sept. 16 by the Parisian from the hospital. He told of being wounded, but told his family not to worry.
A.C. is a graduate of Paris High and worked for the REA until the 111th was federalized along with the 36th Division.
THE PARIS NEWS, PARIS, TEXAS, SUNDAY, MAY 16, 1948, PAGE EIGHT
SIX BODIES COMING HOME FOR REBURIAL
Bodies of three Paris men and those of three others in this section are among those being returned to the United States for reburial, the Army's Public Information Division announces. Arrival of the vessels will be announced at their destination ports.
The Parisians, being brought from Africa aboard the U.S. Army Transport Barney Kirschbaum to New York, are CPL. ARTHUR C. ATWOOD, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Atwood, 713 E. Oak St.; 1st Lt. Richard W. McWherter, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.M. McWherter, 420 S. Main St., and Staff Sgt. Baxter Tate, whose wife lives at 1337 E. Polk St.
Others aboard the same vessel are Pvt. Samuel J. Brackeen, son of Samuel T. Brackeen of Honey Grove, and 2nd Lt. James R. Sanders, Army Air Force, son of John C.R. Sanders, Detroit.
Aboard the USAT Albert M. Boe, the body of Sgt. Frank A. Tucker, U.S. Marine, 608 E. Kirk St., Hugo, Okla., is arriving in San Francisco from the Pacific.
Arthur C Atwood (1887 - 1948)
Myrtle B Atwood (1889 - 1974)
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Record added: May 20, 2010
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