University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. R. Jackson Reminiscences, [ca. 1930]



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jackson, Warren R.
Title: Jackson, Warren R., Reminiscences
Dates: [ca. 1930]
Abstract: Comprising a typescript memoir, the W. R. Jackson Reminiscences, [ca. 1930], document Jackson’s experiences as a Marine during World War I, from basic training in the United States to combat and living conditions in France and his return home.
Accession No.: 1930
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

After joining the United States Marine Corps in 1917, Texan Warren R. Jackson trained off the coast of Virginia before entering combat in World War I. On October 6, he arrived by boat in France, where he was stationed until his return to the United States in August 1919. For his service Jackson was awarded two Silver Stars and the Croix de Guerre from France. Jackson later lived in Harleton, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Comprising a typescript memoir, the W. R. Jackson Reminiscences, [ca. 1930], document Jackson’s experiences as a Marine during World War I, from basic training in the United States to combat and living conditions in France and his return home.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Jackson, Warren R. -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
U. S. Marine Corps -- Biography
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. R. Jackson Reminiscences, [ca. 1930], Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

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2R65 Experiences of a Texas Soldier 1917-1919, [ca 1930]