Private Donnie Leo Ellis


Private Donnie Leo Ellis, He was born on February 1, 1918, the son of  son of Joseph and Willie Ellis of, Denton Texas, and brother of Pfc John R. Ellis. His wife is the former Mina Lee Hill, Denton. Entered service February 1945, at the time he entered the US Army he was 140 pounds was 5 feet 11 inches tall had red hair and gray eyes. He was assigned to Infantry. Now at Camp Maxey. Company A. 101st I T B. Graduate of Denton High School. He died on June 14, 1984 in Denton Texas at the age of 66.



1- Men and Women in the Armed Forces from Denton County

2- 1940 US census

3- U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947