Dennis Ray Jackson

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Newsom, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS AS AN ASSISTANT AUTOMATIC RIFLEMAN IN A SQUAD OF COMPANY G, SECOND BATTALION, NINTH MARINES, THIRD MARINE DIVISION, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES AT IWO JIMA, VOLCANO ISLANDS DURING MARCH 1945. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE PURPLE HEART.