My Step Dad, Louis Clifford Mancill, Thank God For Our Veterans

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My Dad, Louis Clifford Mancill moving out with the troops to Korea in 1950. His Father & Mother, Elliott Devocious Mancill & Cora Lee Wilson Mancill, his wife, Myrtle Marie (Elder) Mancill and son, Carl Louis Mancill, were there to see him off,  in Foley, Alabama. He entered the U.S. ARMY as a Private in World War II, and he also fought in the Korean War and was advanced to Sergeant. He was one of the cooks on the front lines feeding our troops. He told me that sometimes he had to move the mess hall three or four times a day with the fighting. He played the guitar by ear and sung for his buddies. He was a proud World War II and Korean War veteran.

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Birth: Nov. 2, 1924 PensacolaEscambia CountyFlorida, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 2002 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA.
Grew up in Robertsdale & Mobile, Alabama.
Grandson of John Travis Wilson & Annie (Flowers) Wilson; and Edmond & Rosetta (Dillard) Mancill.    
Sgt Louis “Cliff” Clifford Mancill 
Birth: Nov. 2, 1924
Pensacola
Escambia County
Florida, USA Death: Dec. 20, 2002
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA [Edit Dates] [Image]
Grew up in Robertsdale & Mobile, Alabama. Grandson of John Travis Wilson & Annie (Flowers) Wilson; and Edmond & Rosetta (Dillard) Mancill of Alabama.
One of eight (8) living children. Son of Elliott Devocious Mancill & Cora Lee (Wilson) Mancill of Alabama.
Served as a Pvt. in World War II, in France in the U.S. Army, and was promoted to Sgt. when he served in U.S. Army in Korea. Served as a infantryman and cook in the Army near the front lines in France. He risked his life…

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