Name: Curtis Ray HUDSON
Given Name: Curtis Ray
1943 Lettter to his mother has his return address as "Pvt. Curtis R. Hudson
Birth: 13 APR 1924 in Bristow, Creek, Ok
Death: 27 AUG 1988 in Pirtleville, Cochise, AZ
Burial: Sacred heart Cemetary, Pirtleville, AZ
Military 1942 to 1943 (10-24-42 to 6 Shepard Field, Texas
DSCR: 6' 2"; thick wavy blond hair that latter turned white; ruddy complexion 1944 to 1988
Sheppard Fild Texas"
A form from NARA, rec'd in 1993 indicates that his Service number was 18182498, that he was a member of the Army of the United States. Due to the fire in the Military Personnel office in the 1970's any detailed information was destroyed. He was honorably discharged.
A newspaper clipping (source and date unknown) show him in his uniform and underneath it reads:
"Airplane Mechanic stationed at Wichita Falsl at Shephard Field Pvt. Curtis Hudson is undergoing training as an airplane mechanic. Private Hudson is a cadet captain of his flight and group leader in his school."
Father: Jess HUDSON b: 20 MAR 1890 in Villa Ridge, Pulaski Co., IL
Mother: Effie Algerty RAY b: 23 JAN 1891 in Montgomery Co., IL
Virginia Mae MOORE b: 16 AUG 1926 in Grandview, Carroll Co., Ark
18 SEP 1944
in Berryville, Carroll County, Arkansas
- Infant twins HUDSON b: ABT 1950