Robert C. Brutinel

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
El Paso, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AND AS A DEMOLITION MAN AND FLAME THROWER OPERATOR OF COMPANY H, THIRD BATTALION, TWENTY-SEVENTH MARINES, FIFTH MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS, DURING 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.