Young County Heroes

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

Graves, Elmo E.

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Sgt. Elmo E. Graves, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vance C. Graves, Olney, attended Olney High. Entered Marines, 1938, trained in San Diego. Served in China and Phil. Awarded Purple Heart. Wounded in Manila in 1941. Died as POW of Japan in 1943.

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".