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Billy  Roy  Appleby


1920 -1950



United States Marine Corp  Korean War



          Private First Class Billy Roy Appleby, born 2 October 1929, to Jesse Jefferson Appleby and 

Alice Collins-Appleby.  He had brothers, Robert, Marshall, Troy and one sister, Winnie.

He was a member of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division.  On the third of November 

1950, one month and one day into his twenty-first year, he was killed in action in Korea.  

Posthumously, he was awarded the Purple Heart.  This limited information named Corpus Christi, 

Texas as his last known address.  

If anyone has a picture of Billy Roy, Appleby Heritage would appreciate hearing from you.   

Reference:  Researched 1993 and 2001 by Appleby Heritage. 



Names of parents and siblings provided by (May 2002)

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