Holly Hope Evans

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Texas City, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A MAJOR AND AS COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE THIRD TANK BATTALION, THIRD MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS, IN FEBRUARY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.