Emmett Cardwell Fuqua

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Amarillo, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL AND AS A TANK BOW GUNNER OF COMPANY C, FOURTH TANK BATTALION, FOURTH MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES DURING THE ASSAULT ON ENEMY-HELD IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS, DURING FEBRUARY 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.