Young County Heroes

They Paid Dearly That We Might Live Freely. Remember Them.

Blount, C. R., Jr.

Pfc. C. R. Blount, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Blount, Ector, attended Bitter Creek School. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Camp Bowie, Tex., Fla. and Mass. Served in Africa and Italy. Awarded Bronze Star, Cluster, Purple Heart, Cluster, Combat Inf. Badge, and ETO Ribbon with 5 Stars. Wounded twice in Italy, 1944. Discharged, 1945.