James C. Lister

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Shamrock, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AND AS A CANNONEER OF BATTERY K, FOURTH 105MM ARTILLERY BATTALION (HOWITZER), CORPS ARTILLERY, FIFTY AMPHIBIOUS CORPS, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON SAIPAN, MARIANA ISLANDS IN JUNE 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.