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Pvt James M Staton
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1924
Forest
Cherokee County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1944
Dodge City
Ford County
Kansas, USA

Enlisted in the Army Air Corps on Oct.23, 1942 from Dallas, Texas. He went into the Army at the rank of Pvt. He was single, a high school graduate, and worked as a Gas & Oil man in his civilian life.

He was 6ft tall and about 185 lbs


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Following provided by Judy Murphy

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 8, at 2 p.m. for James M. Staton, 20, who was killed in a B-26 Marauder Bombing crash near Dodge City, KS. The services will be held at the Baptist church in the Forrest community. Interment will be at Hester Cemetery with Rev. F. E. Coppin officiating.

Staton has born in Forrest and attended school there. Graduate of Wells High School.

Survivors include:
* Parents - Mr. & Mrs. Rollie Staton
* Brother - Joe Staton
* Sisters - Ruth & Retha Staton
* Grandfather - W. W. Hester

Gipson Funeral Home directors
(OBIT published in Lufkin Daily News, Sept. 7, 1944)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Rollie Roebuck Staton (1902 - 1987)
  Verda Mae Hester Staton (1904 - 1987)
 
 Siblings:
  James M Staton (1924 - 1944)
  Retha Reigh Staton Dew (1930 - 1994)*
  Joe Carlton Staton (1933 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Son; US Army Air Corp PFC
He is not dead he is just away
 
Burial:
Hester Cemetery
Cherokee County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: D. Brown Love
Record added: Jan 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12957561
Pvt James M Staton
Added by: D McK S
 
Pvt James M Staton
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- D. Brown Love
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014

- D. Brown Love
 Added: Dec. 9, 2013

- D McK S
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