Woodbury County

Pvt. Wesley R. Gard

 

 

 

NEWS FROM OUR BOYS

MARINE SHARPSHOOTER.
Marine Corps Private Wesley Gard, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Gard, route 1, Sioux City, has qualified as a pistol and rifle sharpshooter at San Diego, Cal.  He received a $36 bonus for his sharpshooter qualification and also was given medals for excellence in chemical warfare and bayonet practice.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, August 6, 1942

MEN AND WOMEN IN SERVICE.

Private Wesley R. Gard of the marine corps, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Gard, route 2, has returned to his base somewhere in the South Pacific after having served on Guadalcanal. He is recovering from malaria.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, May 20, 1943