John William Foley

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Corpus Christi, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL AND AS A GROUP LEADER OF COMPANY G, SECOND BATTALION, NINTH MARINES, THIRD MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS, IN FEBRUARY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART WITH TWO GOLD STARS.