Wayne Palmer

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Fort Worth, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE IN ACTION AGAINST THE ENEMY FROM 27 MARCH 1945 TO 1 APRIL 1945, AS A MEMBER OF UNDERWATER DEMOLITION TEAM SEVENTEEN (UDT-17) ASSAULT UNIT PARTICIPATING IN THE ASSAULT LANDING IN THE OKINAWA GUNTO. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.