William Welch Deen


September 17, 1942


Two Flagler County men leave today for officers training in the U. S. army while three others leave in a regular draft quota, all go first to Camp Blanding for induction.

WILLIAM WELCH DEEN and William Francis Rolleston are volunteer officer candidates, while Raymond Garrett Luke. Charles Edward Creal and Sam Doak Humphrey are selectees.

In addition, Emery Buckner and Robert William Gardner were listed in today's call from Flagler county but both have previously been transferred to Duval county.

October 8, 1942

WILLIAM DEEN is back at Camp Blanding, but expects to leave there soon for officers’ training school.

October 15, 1942

WILLIAM DEEN, who left here two weeks ago for Camp Blanding where he was inducted into the army, has been transferred to Camp Wallace, Texas, where he enters officers training.

November 12, 1942

WILLIAM DEEN, who closed up his place of business and went into the army, sent us a card from Camp Wallace, Texas, this week saying he is getting The Tribune and enjoys the news. Mrs. Deen and their son Billy are now in Texas with, Mr. Deen.

February 25, 1943

Flagler county has four veterans of the present war at home now, all of whom are eligible to join the American Legion. They are Brady Wadsworth, Danny Harding, WILLIAM DEEN and Martin (Sambo) McDaniel.