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Howard C. "Goody" Goodson
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Birth: May 4, 1924
Brownwood
Brown County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 2010

Son of Willian Clyde & Georgia Goodson.

I Company, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.

MSgt Goodson entered the Army Airborne in 1942, trained at Camp Wolters,Texas;California,Georgia and N. Carolina. MSgt Goodson retired after 21 years in the Army. During World War II, he fought in Salerno, Sicily, where he was wounded; the D-Day Invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. He was one of the paratroopers who landed in the pre-dawn hours of D-Day and liberated the village of Sainte-Mère-Église, as portrayed in "The Longest Day". He was awarded the Purple Heart, Pres. Citation,ET, 6 Battle Stars, GCM and French Croix de Guerre. He later transferred to the Air Force and retired after 21 years of service to the nation.

MSgt Goodson was a member of American Legion Post 593 in Converse.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Clyde Goodson (1900 - 1942)
 
Inscription:
82ND AirBorne
Proud Father
Proud Veteran
 
Note: MSGT US Air Force, World War II, Korea
 
Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 49A Site 100
 
Created by: Terry Teague
Record added: Apr 03, 2010
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Howard C. Goody Goodson
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Howard C. Goody Goodson
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Howard C. Goody Goodson
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