Jessie Allen Gardner

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Wichita Falls, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS WITH COMPANY B, FOURTH TANK BATTALION, FOURTH MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON SAIPAN, MARIANA ISLANDS IN 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.