Young County Heroes

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

Gardenhire, John A.

S/Sgt. John A. Gardenhire, son of Mrs. C. L. Cox, Rockwall, husband of Evelyn Hinson, attended SMU. Entered Army, 1942, trained at Camp Wolters, Texas, Tenn. and Cal. Served in Hawaii, New Caledonia, Philippines and Japan. Awarded ATO, GC, Victory, APO, 1 Bronze Star, PL, 1 Bronze Star and 1 Service Stripe. Discharged in 1946.