Billy Edward Divine

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Galveston, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SERGEANT WITH COMPANY B, FIRST BATTALION, TWENTY-FIFTH MARINES, FOURTH MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS, DURING 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.