Horace Bayne Knox

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Crockett, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A 2ND LIEUTENANT AND AS A COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER OF THE SECOND BATTALION, FIFTH MARINES, FIRST MARINE DIVISION, DURING ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON PELELIU, PALAU ISLANDS, FROM 15 SEPTEMBER TO 13 OCTOBER 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.