"F. O. Jay D. Gauden, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Gaulden, MCKinney, graduated from McKinney High School and N.T.S.T.C. Received commission in 1943. Serving with the 313th T. C. (Gilder) Group in European Theater. Wears several battle participation stars and Distinguished Air Medal."
“Jay D. Gaulden,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed September 28, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/638.