Jerry Van Cargill

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Brownfield, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL WITH THE FIRST MARINE PARACHUTE BATTALION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES NEAR KOIARI, BOUGAINVILLE, SOLOMON ISLANDS, DURING 1943. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.