Clyde Keller Burleson

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Lubbock, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL AND AS A SQUAD LEADER OF COMPANY F, SECOND BATTALION, NINTH MARINES, THIRD MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS, DURING FEBRUARY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.