Wright Robert Gibson, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Brown County, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE FIRST CLASS OF E COMPANY, 309TH INFANTRY, 78TH DIVISION AND SERVED IN THE EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS. HE SERVED WITH THE ARMY FORCES THAT FOUGHT IN THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE IN DECEMBER 1944 IN THE ARDENNES FOREST OF BELGIUM. HE WAS ALSO PART OF THE ARMED FORCES THAT FREED THE REMAGEN BRIDGE AND LATER SERVED WITH THE ARMY OF OCCUPATION IN GERMANY. HE RECEIVED SEVERAL MILITARY DECORATIONS INCLUDING THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL AND THE PURPLE HEART.