William T. Glass

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Galveston, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVING AS A MAJOR AND AS COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE FIRST BATTALION, NINTH MARINES, THIRD MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS IN MARCH 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.