Lloyd Thomas Durbin

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Tyler, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL WITH COMPANY I, THIRD BATTALION, FOURTH MARINE REGIMENT, AT FORT MILLS, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS ON 15 FEBRUARY 1942. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION. HE WAS CAPTURED BY THE JAPANESE AFTER THE FALL OF CORREGIDOR, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS ON 6 MAY 1942, AND WAS HELD AS A PRISONER OF WAR UNTIL RETURNED TO U.S. MILITARY CONTROL AT THE END OF THE WAR. AWARDED THE PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL.