Jessie D. Stallings

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Terrell, TX

HONORED BY
John C Burkhardt, AAG MOPH, Chapter 1919, Austin, Texas

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

WAS A CAPTAIN ASSIGNED TO THE 112TH CAVALRY REGIMENT AS HORSE CAVALRY UNIT COMMANDER. BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS: PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, NEW BRITAIN, LEYTE, LUZON, BISMARCK ARCHIPELAGO AND NEW GUINEA.
DECORATIONS AND CITATIONS - AMERICAN DEFENSE MEDAL, AMERICAN THEATER MEDAL: ASIATIC-PACIFIC THEATER MEDAL WITH 4 BRONZE STARS AND 1 BRONZE ARROWHEAD; WWII VICTORY MEDAL, COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE, PHILIPPINE LIBERATION RIBBON WITH 1 BRONZE STAR AND THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL FOR WOUNDS RECEIVED ON MAY 1, 1944 IN NEW BRITAIN.