Name: Cecil Showers Place of Birth: Reading, Pennsylvania Personal History: Seven brothers and 4 sisters; all my brothers were in a different branch of military; married with 5 children (3 sons & 3 daughters) Place of Recruitment: Reading, Pennsylvania (Drafted) Branch of Service: US Army Air Corps: 1944 – 1946 Class: Corporal Military Occupation: Infantry Service History, Stateside or Abroad: I took infantry training at Camp Blanding, Florida. After training, I was assigned to the Army Air Corp. I spent sometime at the military bases in Mississippi and Arizona. I was also stationed at Fort Douglas, Utah, until I was discharged in 1946. I returned to Reading, Pennsylvania and was re-employed by Diner Knitting Company (textile business). I worked on the knitting machine. Thereafter, I worked for the Lancaster General Hospital for 10 years. I retired in 1962 and moved to Carrollton, Texas. Honors & Commendations: Good Conduct Medal Present Location: Carrollton, Texas. I am now a resident of the Atria (Assisted Living), Carrollton.
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