William J. Carr

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Marfa, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AND AS A RIFLEMAN OF COMPANY G, SECOND BATTALION, FOURTH MARINES, SIXTH MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS, DURING 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.