Gardner, John Jr. - AK Territorial Guard

False Pass, Alaska

John Gardner, Jr., Cpl., was born 22 Dec 1914, his parents were John Sr and Molly (Watanabe) Gardner, he married Clara Newman.

John joined the Alaska Territorial Guard in 1942 to serve in the Aleutian Campagin during World War II.  He was offically discharged 21 Mar 1947.

John was a commerical fisheman in the Shumagin Islands and Aleutian Peninsula.  He was the owner and captain of the F.V. Clara G.


Status: deceased, 1 Nov 1979

Photo courtesy:  Gale Gardner   




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