T/4 Claddis Sears, Midland, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Douglas, husband of Lucille Griffin, attended Roxton Col. School. Entered Army, 1943, trained in Wash. Served in Europe. Awarded Victory, ETO Ribbons, 5 Battle Stars and GCM. Discharged in 1945.

1- Midland County Texas – African American part of the book