Our Post Namesakes
Corporal Charles Raymond Simmons was a member of the 28th Infantry Regiment of the 1st (Infantry) Division, during WWI. He died May 27, 1918 in Cantigny, France as a result of a hand grenade. He was the first person from Sherman and Grayson County killed in WWI.
1st Lt. Clifford Gribble Hardwicke, Jr., a Cavalry Officer, was killed January 17, 1942 on Bataan. He was cited for helping rescue 17 Cavalry horses from the enemy under heavy fire at the risk of his own life. He was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart posthumously. He was the first person from Sherman killed in WWII.
Since our charter in 1919, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining Post 29 enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.