FORT HENRY E. US Army PTO Bronze Star Medal – Upshur County Texas – African American part of the book
Cpl. Henry E. Fort,
Cpl. Henry E. Fort, US Army. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Fort, of Bettie Texas. He attended Zion Hill High. He entered the Army, in 1942, he trained at Fort Riley, Kansas and California. Served in Okinawa Saipan and Kumi Shima. He was awarded 2 Bronze Stars Medal, 2 Battle Stars on the PTO Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal and Victory Ribbons, and Combat Infantry Badge, he was discharged in 1945.