(courtesy of Cheryl Rush)
for Louis S. Pickitt in the Gilmer City Cemetery, Gilmer (Upshur
Louis enlisted in the army
at Tyler, TX on 14 October 1942 and was assigned to Company E, 508th
Pvt Pickitt was promoted
to T/4 on 25 August 1943.
On 15 September 1943, T4
Pickitt was transferred to the Army Air Forces Technical Training
Command, BTC #4, Miami, FL.
He was discharged on 6
27 April 1961, L. Scott Pickett was nominated to be the Postmaster
Gilmer, TX and on 18 August 1961 he assumed charge of that post office.