Lloyd E. Van Ness

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Mullin, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SERGEANT WITH COMPANY E, THIRD BATTALION, TWENTY-FIRST 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.