Edward L. Vatter

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Beaumont, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS WHILE SERVING AS AN AMBULANCE DRIVER FOR THE FIRST MEDICAL BATTALION, FIRST MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES DURING THE ASSAULT ON PELELIU, PALAU ISLANDS DURING 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.