Louis Deet Bonin

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Pelly, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SHIPFITTER 1ST CLASS PETTY OFFICER ON THE USS PENSACOLA DURING THE OPERATION OF THAT VESSEL SUBSEQUENT TO THE TORPEDO HIT RECEIVED ON THE NIGHT OF 30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 1942, IN THE ACTION AGAINST ENEMY OFF TASSAFARONGA, GUADALCANAL. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.