Young County Heroes

They Paid Dearly That We Might Live Freely. Remember Them.

Cole, Gerald Ray

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S/Sgt. Gerald Ray Cole, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Cole, Jean, husband of Loraine Long, attended Jean High. Entered AAC in 1941, trained at Brooks Field, Texas. Served in Pacific and Japan. Awarded APO Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars, Phil. Liv. Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star and Amer. Theater Campaign Ribbon. Discharged in 1945.