Robert Steven Waco

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Stephenville, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS WITH COMPANY L, THIRD BATTALION, FIFTH MARINES, FIRST MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS IN MAY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.