Grave marker for Dewey K. Estes in the Portales Cemetery,
Portales (Roosevelt county), New Mexico.
a native of Oklahoma, enlisted in the Army at Lubbock, TX on 25 November
It was not until 8 March 1945 that SSgt Estes was
transferred into the 508th, Company "I". Until that time he had been a
member of the 509th PIR.
Just 5 months later, SSgt Estes was transferred to the