Milton Wilfred Buehrig

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Cuero, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AND AS A SQUAD LEADER OF COMPANY H, THIRD BATTALION, TWENTY-SIXTH 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.