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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