Kenneth Lee Caskey

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Houston, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A 1ST LIEUTENANT AND AS COMMANDING OFFICER OF COMPANY C, FIFTH ENGINEER BATTALION, TWENTY-EIGHTH MARINES, FIFTH MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS, DURING MARCH 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND A PURPLE HEART.