Mack Neil Droke
The Kingsport Times-News, 11 March 1945
PFC Mack N. Droke, who served four years with the Army, was killed in action January 26 on Luzon. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Droke of Fordtown, Route 1.
Private Droke left the states in July, 1944. He was stationed on New Guinea and from there he was transferred to Luzon Island.
Mr. and Mrs. Droke have two other sons in the service, serving overseas, Pvt. Charlie Droke in France and Sgt. Verlin Droke in India.