George Stewart Barnes

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Hale Center, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A STAFF SERGEANT WITH MARINE FIGHTING SQUADRON 224 (VMF-224), DURING THE BOMBARDMENT OF HENDERSON FIELD, GUADALCANAL, SOLOMON ISLANDS, BY ENEMY JAPANESE SURFACE AND AIR FORCES ON THE NIGHT OF 13-14 OCTOBER 1942. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.