Elmer Simon 'Buck' Ward

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Ivanhoe, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A 1ST LIEUTENANT WITH THE 143RD INFANTRY REGIMENT, 36TH INFANTRY DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY FORCES DURING 1944 AND 1945 IN FRANCE AND GERMANY. AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS AND TWO SILVER STAR MEDALS FOR HIS GALLANTRY IN ACTION.