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Sgt Billie Payne
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Birth: May 6, 1927
Death: Jun. 16, 1951

He was living in Sallisaw, OK when he enlisted and was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was seriously wounded while fighting the enemy in Korea and died of those wounds on June 16, 1951.

Staff Sergeant Payne was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  E. (Earl) A. (Angus) Payne (1889 - 1979)
  Florence Capps Payne (1889 - 1984)
 
 Siblings:
  Earl A. Payne (1909 - 1995)*
  Velma Payne Shelton (1911 - 2002)*
  Zelma Payne (1913 - 1914)*
  K.T. Marie Payne Pruitt (1915 - 2004)*
  Jay Payne (1918 - 2011)*
  Ellene "Wig" Payne Cotner (1920 - 2000)*
  Molene Payne Hearn (1920 - 2009)*
  Guy Payne (1921 - 1996)*
  Edna Mae Payne Powell (1925 - 2014)*
  Billie Payne (1927 - 1951)
  E A Payne (1935 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
He Gave His Life for His Country in Korea
 
Burial:
Sallisaw City Cemetery
Sallisaw
Sequoyah County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Laura Wright
Record added: Apr 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51699166
Sgt Billie Payne
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Sgt Billie Payne
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Sgt Billie Payne
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THESE DID NOT PASS IN SELFISHNESS; THEY DIED FOR ALL MANKIND; THEY DIED TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD, FOR ALL WHO STAY BEHIND.
- Finding Family
 Added: Jul. 1, 2012
KIA KOREA - "Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank, not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity, but in simple obedience to duty as they understood it. They suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died." God bless you!
- Darlene T.
 Added: May. 31, 2010

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 19, 2010
 
 
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