Ralph Warren "Shine" Jackson

Birth: Sep. 10, 1921
Independence County
Arkansas, USA

Death:Dec. 16, 1976
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Shine was the fifth child of nine born to William Ferrill and Jerusha  Ann Logan Jackson. He grew up on farms in Arkansas and Oklahoma then  enlisted in the U.S. Army in January 1942. He was promoted to Staff  Sergeant serving with Battery C, 867th Field Artillery Battalion until  December 12, 1944. He moved to California and worked in the beer brewing industry (Millers Brewery) until his death in 1976. He never married, or had children but loved his nieces & nephews. He liked to garden  and bet on the ponies! 

867th Field Artillery Battalion [105mm]