John E. Price

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Big Spring, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AND AS A RIFLEMAN OF COMPANY G, SECOND BATTALION, FIRST MARINES, FIRST MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST JAPANESE FORCES DURING THE ASSAULT ON ENEMY HELD PELELIU, PALAU ISLANDS IN SEPTEMBER 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.