from Coleman County, Texas
Not Listed in the
Coleman County Service Book
War 1941 - 1945
This page lists information about veterans who
served in the Second World War who were not listed in
the Service Book of Coleman County. It is shown
in the same format as the original service book, in an
alphabetical order by last name.
Frank Baxter, son of Peter S. and Lela
Baxter, was in the Army
1933-1934.Joined the Marines in
with 3rd Div, 3rd
Engineers, 2nd Demolition Squad.Nov-Dec
Bouganville, Navy Unit Commendation; Guam
Jan-Jun 1944, 3 battles;
Mar-Apr 1945, Iwo Jima, 7 battles, Purple
Heart.Discharged 18 Oct 1945.
Baxter, Peter Solomon, Jr.
Peter S. Baxter, Jr., son of
Peter S. and Lela Baxter, was in the Army
Air Force from 1941-1945. He was a
Flight Navigator and Specialist for the
engine turbo-chargers on the B-17 Bomber and
in Mission Intelligence. At the height
of World War II, he was stationed in England
with the 8th Air Force Group.
Discharged in 1945.