Clarence H. Melton

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Littlefield, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL AND WHILE SERVING AS A MEMBER OF A RIFLE PLATOON OF COMPANY A, FIRST BATTALION, FIFTH MARINES, FIRST MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS DURING JUNE 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.