Joel Clois Bolton

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Vernon, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SERGEANT WITH THE FIRST BATTALION (ENGINEER), EIGHTEENTH MARINES, SECOND MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON SAIPAN, MARIANA ISLANDS, IN JULY 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.