John W. Potter

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
San Antonio, TX

HONORED BY
Judy C. Jones, Daughter

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A MEMBER OF CARLSON'S RAIDER BATTALION IN THE PACIFIC. RECEIVED THE SILVER STAR AND A FIELD COMMISSION TO LIEUTENANT, WHEN ALL OF HIS SUPERIORS WERE KILLED IN ACTION.