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Buford Marion Appleby

1911 - 1983

United States Army Air Force WWII



T-Sgt Buford Marion Appleby

Picture and data courtesy of his son, David Appleby  




                Buford Marion Appleby was born near Gainsville, Texas, 21 December 1911.

           He was the oldest son of Claude Elberta Appleby and Sarah Alice Hancock.  His     

           grandparents were Robert Appleby and Martha McGehee.  He died June1983;  

           LaPorte,  Harris County, Texas.


               Buford Appleby entered military service with the United States Army Air Corps in 

           1942 and served in the European Theater of  Operations, October 1945.  Tech Sgt. 

           Appleby served with the U. S. Army,  9th Air Force;  Troop Carrier Command, 52nd 

           Troop Carrier Wing,  315 Troop Carrier Group; 34 Troop Carrier Squadron from 




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