Thompson, Homer L.

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U.S. Army

Name: Homer L. Thompson Jr.

Place of Birth: Dallas, TX

Personal History:

  • High School - Carrollton High School (1949-1954). Graduated.
  • Elementary School - Dallas and Farmers Branch
  • Naval reserve while in High School - 1 year,  5 months + 14 days
  • Enlisted in Army (1954-1957)

Place of Recruitment: Dallas, TX

Branch of Service: Army

Military Occupation: Battalion level radio operator. Macos? (forgot).

Service History, Stateside or Abroad:

  • Basic training in Fort Bliss, TX.
  • Radio School Camp, Gordon, Georgia
  • TDY Fort Dix N.J.
  • October (?) Heidelberg, Germany - 22 months
  • Served at Mars Station at Hammond Barracks for remainder of tour

Commendations & Honors: None of note. Good conduct?

Present Location: Carrollton, TX

What's Your Carrollton Connection?  High school. Moved to Carrollton in December 1962 with new bride after the army.