Jack D. Briscoe — Sergeant in the 2913th DTC. Born in Sheridan, Texas on July 4, 1919, he stood 6′ tall and weighed 163 pounds. He was single and had worked as a roustabout on an oil field before enlisted at Camp Bowie, Texas on November 4, 1941. His military occupational specialty was listed as a 677 – Disciplinarian. He separated from the Army on September 22, 1945 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Briscoe was awarded the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the American Defense Service Medal. He later worked for the Mobil Oil Company, married and had two daughters. Jack Dempsey Briscoe died on July 18, 1985 at Weimar, Texas and is buried at the Chesterville County Cemetery.
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