Jack Furtell

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Mesquite, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE AND AS A FLAME THROWER OPERATOR OF HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, SECOND BATTALION, FIFTH MARINES, FIRST MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON OKINAWA, RYUKYU ISLANDS. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.