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second lieutenant April 29, 1944, in Bombardier Class 44-6. He was a POW at Stalag Luft III, Sagan, XIIID, Nurnberg, VIIA, Moosburg and was liberated by General Patton

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World War II 1
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Army 1
Birth:
17 May 1924 2
1924 1
Ashland, Ashland, Ohio 2
Ohio 1
Death:
29 Mar 1998 2
Midland, Midland County, Texas 2
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Person:
David Knapp Workman 2
David K Workman 1
Level of Education: 2 years of college 1
Birth:
17 May 1924 2
1924 1
Ashland, Ashland, Ohio 2
Ohio 1
Death:
29 Mar 1998 2
Midland, Midland County, Texas 2
Residence:
Place: Ward County, Texas 1
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Marriage:
Ann Louise Koerting 2
07 Sep 1947 2
Dumas, Texas 2
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World War II 1

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Army 1
Enlistment Date:
23 Feb 1943 1
Army Branch:
Air Corps 1
Army Component:
Reserves - exclusive of Regular Army Reserve and Officers of the Officers Reserve Corps on active duty under the Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men -- O.R.C. and E.R.C., and Nurses-Reserve Status) 1
Army Serial Number:
18183943 1
Enlistment Place:
Lubbock Texas 1
Source of Army Personnel:
Enlisted Reserve or Medical Administrative Corps (MAC) Officer 1
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White 1
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Box Number: 0290 1
Film Reel Number: 3.12 1

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David Knapp Workman (1924 - 1998) of Midland, Texas - Obituary

Midland, Texas

DAVID KNAPP WORKMAN

OBITUARY: Midland Reporter - Telegram, Tuesday, March 31, 1998

David Knapp Workman was born May 17, 1924, in Ashland, Ohio, to Thomas David and Lelia Knapp Workman. He was reared in the Rankin, Texas, area.

He enlisted in the Army Air Force in December 1942, at Lubbock, Texas, while attending Texas Tech University. He graduated as a second lieutenant April 29, 1944, in Bombardier Class 44-6. He was a POW at Stalag Luft III, Sagan, XIIID, Nurnberg,  VIIA, Moosburg and was liberated by General Patton. He was discharged with the rank of first lieutenant in November 1945. He held the Air Medal and the POW Medal.

He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1948, with BBA degree and, following a 37 year career with Production Credit Association, he retired in 1987. He had been a Scoutmaster for Troop 28, and he had served as both member and president of the Stanton ISD School Board. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, and he had served as a member of the Veterans' Land Board of the State of Texas. He had also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Region 18 Education Service Center. He had been a member of the Lions Club and Martin County Chamber of Commerce. David loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Mr. Workman is survived by his wife, Ann of Stanton; his son, David Michael Workman and his wife, Sherry of Katy, Texas; his daughter, Cathy Ann Scheffell and her husband, Danny of Rising Star, Texas;  two brothers, Tommy Workman of Rankin, Texas and Jimmy Workman of Denver, Colorado; one sister, Mary Ann Workman of Rankin, Texas; two grandchildren, Graig Koerting Workman and Stacy Erin Workman, both of Katy, Texas; and nieces and newphews.

Mr. Workman died Sunday, March 29, 1998, in Midland Memorial Hospital. Graveside services are scheduled for Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland, Texas, under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton. The Rev. Fred Campbell of San Angelo and Brothr David Harp of First Baptist Church of Stanton will officiate.

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
Name: David K Workman
Service Info.: 1ST LT US ARMY AIR CORPS WORLD WAR II 
Birth Date: 17 May 1924
Death Date: 29 Mar 1998
Cemetery: Resthaven Memorial Park 
Cemetery Address: 4616 N Big Spring St Midland, TX 79705 

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