Young County Heroes

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

Delong, Marshall Wayde

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Pvt. Marshall W. DeLong, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. DeLong, Newcastle. Entered Army, 1941, trained at Camp Roberts, Cal., Dessert Training Center, Cal. and Camp Phillipps, Kan. Served in France. Awarded Purple Heart with 3 Battle Stars. Killed in Action in 1944.

He is also listed on the "In Memoriam" page in the original 1940's publication, "The Men and Women in World War II From Young County Texas".