George M. Camp, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Odessa, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL AND AS A MACHINE-GUN SQUAD LEADER OF COMPANY I, THIRD BATTALION, TWENTY-EIGHTH MARINES, FIFTH MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES DURING THE ASSAULT ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS, DURING MARCH 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.