Archer Thomas Gammon
Staff Sergeant, Army
Hometown: Danville, VA
Entered: March 21, 1942
Casualty Date: January 11, 1945
Died In: near Bastogne, Belgium
Awards: Medal of Honor, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Eur-Afr-MidEastern Campaign Medal
Awarded Medal of Honor posthumously for action 1/11/1945 at Battle of the Bulge. Singlehandedly killed 9 German soldiers & forced tank to retreat, before was KIA. Was 1 of 4 brothers & a sister who served in the armed forces.