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World War II Veterans from Bourbon County

An 80-page listing of veterans is available online in Bourbon County Men and Women Who Served in World War Two, published by the War History Committee of the Bourbon County Woman's Club and sponsored by Hansley Mills, Inc. It does NOT include the name of every World War II veteran from Bourbon County, KY, but it does include as  many names as possible.

More than 100 African American veterans, noted by the designation "(colored)," are listed, including  William T. Clay, Henry Stewart, Rudolph Stout, and Virgil Allen, Jr. The publication is not dated.

Bourbon County Men and Women Who Served in World War Two covers the period 1939-1945 and is available in ExploreUK.

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NKAA Source: Bourbon County men and women who served in World War Two

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“World War II Veterans from Bourbon County,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 24, 2022,

Last modified: 2021-02-17 18:32:36