Marvin Neal McBride

b. 24 April 1919
Family Background:
Horn and Allied Families
Fairfield and Allied Families
     Marvin Neal McBride was born on 24 April 1919 in Ellis County, Texas.1 He married Naomi Pearl Horn, daughter of William Lemuel Horn Jr. and Ruth Minerva Fairfield, circa 1937 in Texas. He was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.2
     Marvin Neal McBride was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was killed in action3 in either Okinawa or Coregedor.4

Child of Marvin Neal McBride and Naomi Pearl Horn


  1. [S679] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 (Austin: Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics), Roll 1919_0008, citing Certificate 16750.
  2. [S1143], U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945 (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007). Original data: United States. Army. Quartermaster General’s Office. Rosters of World War II Dead (all services). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army.
  3. [S493] U.S. Navy, comp., State Summary of War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel from Texas, 1946 (n.p.: Casualty Section, Office of Public Information, Navy Department, 1946). This list identifies those men on active duty with the United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, whose deaths resulted directly from enemy action or from operational activities against the enemy in war zones from December 7, 1941, to the end of World War II. Casualties which occurred in the United States, or as a result of disease, homicide, or suicide anywhere are not included. Entries in the list are arranged into the following sections: Dead (Combat), Dead (Prison Camp), Missing, Wounded and Released Prisoners, and thereunder alphabetically by name. The list includes the rank of the decedent, and the name, address and relationship of next-of-kin., 26.
  4. [S494] Interview with Pearl (Horn) Sellers (Mrs. Pearl Sellers; Dayton, Texas), by Laura Munson Cooper. Transcript held in 2003 by Cooper (1804 Holm Oak St.; Arlington, TX 76012-5608).