T/ 5 James Darden
T/ 5 James Darden, US Army. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Darden, of Gilmer, Texas He was the husband of Rumexia Bowens. He was also the brother of PFC Clifton Darden, and Pvt. Frank Darden. James, attended Piedmont School. He entered the US Army in 1943, trained at Camp Indiantown Gap, Pa., Florida and Texas. Served in South Pacific, and the ETO. He was awarded the ETO Ribbon with 5 Battle Stars the PTO Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal.
1- Men and women in the Armed Forces from Upshur County Texas