|Walker, William T. Jr. (644th)|
|People - Honorees|
William T. Walker Jr.
Biography: William T Walker Jr. Born on the farm of his GG Grandparents Georgianna M. McCullough & Frank P.McCullough.of Wheeler County, Ga. Erick Community. Lois Inez Walker & William T Walker Sr. the parents of William, this their first of four children.
Bill, as he was later called, was raised on a farm and spent most of his life on a small farm as a laborer, starting out at .50 Cents per day picking cotton & doing what ever became necessary as the work around a farm is never done.
Some time in the year of 1933, my father, a World War 1 veteran, decided to move to my Grandmothers homestead near Mc Rae Georgia where there was a CCC Camp ( Civillian Conservation Corps.) CCC was a government program started by Franklin D Roosevelt for WW1 Veterans. They were going too build a State Park (Little Oak Mulgee) near by and Veterans would be paid a $1.00 Per Day and room and board at a camp nearby. The family would live in a house on my grandmothers farm. A short time went by and my mother and father divorced and the family was split up. I went to stay with an uncle nearby, the others to other relatives and my mother keeping the baby brother. I stayed with my Uncle ED. He had three boys and a very large farm. We all went to school together and worked together on the farm.
Time passed and I was in High School at Wheeler County High School when
Service Time: That day came when my friends and neighbors invited me to become a soldier in the United States Army. I was inducted into the Army at
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