James W. Cox

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Liberty Hill, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS WITH HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, FIRST BATTALION, SEVENTH MARINES, FIRST MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS DURING 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.