Manuel Nievez Ramirez

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Elgin, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AND AS AN AUTOMATIC RIFLEMAN OF COMPANY F, SECOND BATTALION, TWENTY-FIRST MARINES, THIRD MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON GUAM, MARIANAS ISLANDS DURING JULY 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR HIS GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL.